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Tony La Russa

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  • TBS analyst Ron Darling talks about Royals-Orioles ALCS, Showalter, Kansas City's speed

    Former Mets pitcher Ron Darling will be part of a three-man broadcast booth anchored by play-by-play man Ernie Johnson and former Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. during the American League Championship Series, and he spoke with The Baltimore Sun about his...
  • White Sox grant Diamondbacks permission to interview Joe McEwing

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have received permission from the Chicago White Sox to interview third-base coach Joe McEwing for the open managerial position in Arizona, the Diamondbacks announced Wednesday. McEwing has been the Sox third-base coach for three...
  • Cubs need to restore rivalry with Cardinals, not respect them

     Cubs need to restore rivalry with Cardinals, not respect them
    In Year 122 of a longstanding rivalry, it has finally come to this: The Cubs want to be the Cardinals on the field, and the Cardinals want to be the Cubs off the field. So far, only one is succeeding. The Cardinals recently built their own...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Dave McKay returning to the Cubs, the departure of the Cubs’ Class-A move from Kane County to South Bend and the Cubs’ National League 2015 Rookie of...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Might have had decent year if relievers didn't lead majors with 4.5 walks per nine innings and third-worst ERA. Indians: Kluberrific: Corey Kluber finishes with second-best WAR among starters, just...
  • Back to basics for Cubs' batters in 2015

    Back to basics for Cubs' batters in 2015
    MILWAUKEE – The offensive shortcomings suffered Saturday night merely reinforced what manager Rick Renteria wants to accomplish heading into the 2015 season with the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs’ 2-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers marked the...
  • Kirk Gibson fired by Arizona Diamondbacks

    The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager Kirk Gibson on Friday, one day after hiring Dave Stewart as their new general manager. The decision to fire Gibson -- and bench coach Alan Trammell -- was announced not by Stewart but by Tony La Russa, the...
  • Young White Sox can gain valuable experience

     Young White Sox can gain valuable experience
    Robin Ventura says his White Sox are not simply all dressed up with nowhere to go. Managers and coaches are fond of saying their team has "no quit in 'em," and that their professional pride and competitive nature won't allow them simply to go through...
  • Diamondbacks hire Dave Stewart as GM, De Jon Watson as a senior VP

    Diamondbacks hire Dave Stewart as GM, De Jon Watson as a senior VP
    Matt Kemp needs a new agent after Dave Stewart, his current (or previous) one, was hired as general manager and vice president of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Stewart will be bringing along De Jon Watson, the Dodgers’ vice president of...
  • On The Fly: Welcome To Ryder Cup Fun

    The Ryder Cup begins Friday morning in Gleneagles, Scotland. First to the tee: Good buddies Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson for the U.S., Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson for Europe. Last to the tee: Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley for the U.S., Rory...
  • Matt Kemp says his agent would be a 'great' GM for Diamondbacks

    Former All-Star pitcher Dave Stewart is a candidate to become the Arizona Diamondbacks’ next general manager and Matt Kemp has mixed feelings about that. Stewart is Kemp’s agent. “If that were to happen, he wouldn’t be my agent...