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  • Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast

    Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast
    There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable. But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
  • Tampa focal point of spring training baseball trip

    Tampa focal point of spring training baseball trip
    TAMPA, Fla. — It's as much a part of spring training as workouts and exhibition games: Visitors from the chilly Northeast, Midwest, Canada and elsewhere enjoying the sport while sitting in the Florida sun in short-sleeved shirts and Bermudas....
  • Cardenales 4, Marlins 1; San Luis estropea fiesta de Miami

    Cardenales 4, Marlins 1; San Luis estropea fiesta de Miami
    La afición que llenó el nuevo estadio de los Marlins de Miami rugió durante la presentación de los titulares de su equipo, acompañados por mujeres vestidas como vedettes. También aplaudieron cuando Muhamad Alí se encargó del primero lanzamiento. Acto...
  • 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...
  • Whispers

    The Cardinals held it together without Albert Pujols, going 7-7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game. Tony La Russa was hoping Pujols would be added to the NL All-Star roster so he could avoid a four-day break. … Jim Leyritz, the Yankees' 1996 World Series...
  • With another Orioles season derailed, focus again shifts to future

    With another Orioles season derailed, focus again shifts to future
    They entered the All-Star break last year with an interim manager, 27 games out of first place in the American League East and with a 29-59 record that had them on pace for a franchise-worst 109 losses. Yet the circumstances surrounding the current...
  • Where will Francona manage next season?

    Where the next curse is Dom Amore Hartford Courant The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...
  • Virginia Tech, UVa coaches handle second-guessing well

    Virginia Tech, UVa coaches handle second-guessing well
    With the possible exception of tailgate gluttony, sports fans' most sacred, unalienable right is second-guessing strategy. No coach or manager is immune, witness the present World Series roasting of the St. Louis Cardinals' Tony La Russa, a future Hall...
  • Will World Series go 7 games, and who wins?

    Cardinals in 7 Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun History tells us that the World Series team that wins Game 5 to take a 3-2 advantage goes on to win the title 66 percent of the time. All Texas has to do is win one of the next two games against the team...
  • World View: My beloved Cards deal from the top of the deck

    I woke up Saturday morning from a fitful sleep. I should have slept soundly, but my body and mind hadn't yet absorbed a new reality: My beloved St. Louis Cardinals, an imperfect but tenacious bunch who embodied the spirit of team play, overcame a Mt....