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  • World Series managers differ on 'Moneyball,' too

     
    St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa is not a big fan of the "Moneyball" philosophy that Billy Beane brought to Oakland, one that emphasizes statistics such as on-base percentage over traditional metrics like batting average and home runs. "On-base.....
  • Who is the early favorite to win next year's World Series?

     
    World Series: Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss who will win next year's World Series....
  • Tony La Russa retires: 'This just feels like it's time to end it'

     
    Tony La Russa's 33-year career as a major league manager will have a storybook ending. Three days after his St. Louis Cardinals wrapped up their improbable run to the World Series championship, La Russa announced his retirement Monday and said he will...
  • Tony La Russa retires as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals

     
    Tony La Russa is retiring as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals three days after winning his second World Series with the team and third overall....
  • Tony La Russa visits David Letterman tonight

     
    Actor Jesse Eisenberg is another guest, and Puscifer is the musical guest. "Late Show" will offer its annual New Halloween Costumes segment....
  • Who is the best choice to replace Tony La Russa in St Louis?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss who would be the best replacement for former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who retired three days after the team clinched the World Series champinoship....
  • Is Terry Francona the next manager of the Cardinals?

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that former Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona has interviewed with the St. Louis Cardinals for their manager opening....
  • Kirk Gibson, Joe Maddon are named NL, AL managers of the year

     
    Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks is named National League Manager of the Year. Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays wins the honor in the American League....
  • ‘American Reality Royalty’: Barbara Walters fascinated by Kardashians

     
    This is the 19th edition of "Most Fascinating People." The released names raise questions: What did Trump do that was so fascinating this year? Didn't Adele have a more fascinating year than Perry? Isn't Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" the most...
  • Britton's rough stretch continues in Orioles' loss

    Britton's rough stretch continues in Orioles' loss
    Orioles prized left-hander Zach Britton won five of his first six starts, emerging as the team's biggest early-season success story and a legitimate American League Rookie of the Year candidate. A stretch of one win over 10 starts certainly has a way...
  • Playing with swing in his step

    The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player. A crowd of players...