Veterans Jason Motte, Mark Ellis and A.J. Pierzynski have been left off the St. Louis Cardinals' 25-player roster for the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Yadier Molina came back ahead of schedule. The St. Louis Cardinals were not surprised one bit.
Managers such as Dusty Baker, Joe Maddon and Mike Scioscia bring an extra advantage to their jobs: the ability to speak Spanish.
Tony Gwynn Jr. says Padres teammate Adrian Gonzalez reminds him of someone near and dear to his and MLB fans' hearts -- his father, Tony Gwynn Sr. Plus, a vintage Carl Pavano sighting in Minnesota, and how Boston will face up to the luxury tax.
Juan Gonzalez is 38 and hasn't played a major league game in two years, but he's taking a swing at an opportunity with the Cardinals.
Luis Gonzalez led off the ninth inning with a home run to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night, salvaging the finale of a four-game series.