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  1. MLB - NL West front offices all chasing San Francisco Giants

    Jerry Crasnick

    What do the San Francisco Giants have that the other four NL West teams don't? (Besides recent World Series trophies, that is.) Front-office stability.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2014
  2. What's next for D-backs, Kevin Towers?

    Jerry Crasnick

    On the list of sports transactions so stunning they make you choke on your blueberry muffin, Kevin Towers' dismissal as Arizona general manager doesn't quite rank up there with Thursday's news that Josh Gordon will spend this year selling cars and di...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  3. MLB -- Six legends welcomed into Hall of Fame

    Jerry Crasnick

    Six legends joined the ranks of the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Jerry Crasnick breaks down the 2014 induction ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  4. Kevin Towers of Arizona Diamondbacks doesn't want to be 'pseudo-G...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Kevin Towers told a Phoenix radio station Wednesday that he doesn't want to be a "pseudo-GM" in Arizona, but expressed confidence that he can work with Tony La Russa and show that he's the man to run the Diamondbacks' baseball operations moving forward.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  5. Will La Russa shake up D-backs' brass?

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Arizona Diamondbacks energized the fan base over the weekend when they named Tony La Russa to the newly created position of "chief baseball officer." When your team is buried in last place and has the worst run differential in the majors, there's...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  6. Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre get the Cooperstown call

    Jerry Crasnick

    Legendary managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa will be inducted into the Hall of Fame together, and rightfully so.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  7. 2011 World Series: Five key issues in World Series

    Jerry Crasnick

    The World Series took an unexpected day off thanks to bad weather, but when Game 6 does get going on Thursday, five big questions will need to be answered.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  8. 2011 World Series: Tony La Russa's bad call

    Jerry Crasnick

    Tony La Russa has called the bullpen plenty of times this postseason, but at a crucial spot in Game 5, he made a call literally nobody could understand.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  9. From New York to Chicago to L.A., this could be an offseason mark...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Are the Cubs leaning toward Ryne Sandberg? Is Joe Torre finished? Will Tony La Russa return to St. Louis? These are among the many intriguing managerial storylines we'll be hearing about this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2010
  10. La Russa, Jocketty uncertain about future with Cardinals

    Jerry Crasnick

    A tumultuous season is close to ending for the Cardinals, but the organization is still facing a lot of uncertainty.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2007
  11. The wait is over, and Detroit is buzzing

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Tigers couldn't have been any looser when they arrived for their pre-World Series workout Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2006
  12. Cards contenders despite so-so offseason

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Cardinals didn't add any big names during the offseason, but they're still the NL's team to beat, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2006
  13. Cardinals push Padres aside, move on to NLCS

    Jerry Crasnick

    Taking their cues from Tony La Russa, the Cardinals were business-like in their NLDS sweep of the Padres, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2005
  14. Cardinals put squeeze on sinking Padres

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Cardinals can bash the ball with the best of 'em. But in their Game 2 win, they also showed how fundamentally sound a team they are.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2005
  15. Secrets of the hot corner

    Jerry Crasnick

    Tony La Russa says Scott Rolen is as good as any third baseman ever. We asked Rolen what he thinks.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2004
  16. Kline, King forming dynamic tandem

    Jerry Crasnick

    Steve Kline and Ray King give Tony LaRussa a luxury that few managers have: Two dependable relievers from the left side.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2004