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  1. Morning Briefing: 2 days until deadline

    Adam Rubin

    FIRST PITCH: On a roll, the Mets turn to Dillon Gee on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. to face the Philadelphia Phillies. Gee (4-3, 3.49 ERA) has allowed 10 runs in 10 innings in two starts since the All-Star break. He opposes left-hander Cole Hamels (5-5, 2...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. Morning Briefing: Sandy thrown under bus?

    Adam Rubin

    Associated PressBartolo Colon makes his final start before the non-waiver trade deadline on Monday.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Bartolo Colon makes his final start before Thursday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline when the Mets return home to face the P...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Why didn't the Braves win more titles?

    David Schoenfield

    This weekend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony features the best class we've had in a long time, with three first-ballot Hall of Famers in Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas and three legendary managers in Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torr...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  4. Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox on Hall of Fame ballot

    Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  5. Cueto putting it all together this year

    Matt Philip, SweetSpot Network

    For a St. Louis Cardinals fan, saying something nice about Johnny Cueto, who in a 2010 brawl literally kicked Jason LaRue out of baseball, is possibly more difficult than complimenting Don Denkinger. (At least Denkinger never meant to hurt anyone.) S...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  6. New York Mets' R.A. Dickey wants ball to start All-Star Game

    Adam Rubin

    "Look, I want to start the game. Of course I do," said Dickey, who had a 42 2/3-inning scoreless streak during the first half. "I think any competitor would like to."

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  7. Tony La Russa's new spring objective

    Buster Olney

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- Some first impressions from spring training: 1. Tony La Russa looked incredibly relaxed as he chatted in Tigers manager Jim Leyland's office on Tuesday, leaning back in a chair and trading verbal jabs with his longtime friend....

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  8. Early impressions from spring training camps - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Tony La Russa has a different goal in mind this spring and is not missing managing, at least not yet. La Russa looks relaxed and is intent on learning more about front-office operation and other areas of the game.

    Blog | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  9. St. Louis Cardinals name Mike Matheny new manager

    The St. Louis Cardinals are replacing a manager who's third on the career victory list with a man who'll be writing his first lineup card on opening day.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2011
  10. St. Louis Cardinals interview Ryne Sandberg, Jose Oquendo for man...

    Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg left his interview with the Cardinals confident he's capable of filling their vacant managerial position.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  11. Tony La Russa -- Something 'very special' about Ryne Sandberg

    Tony La Russa has confidence in his former front office to name his successor as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, but he believes Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg is an impressive candidate.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  12. What to watch in the World Series

    David Schoenfield

    I'm anticipating the most exciting World Series we've seen in years, hopefully the first seven-game showdown since 2002. We have two explosive offenses, unpredictable starting rotations, potentially dominant bullpens, Albert Pujols, Babe Cruz, mad sc...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  13. 2011 NLCS -- St. Louis Cardinals print rally squirrel towels, T-s...

    Tony La Russa and the St. Louis Cardinals are going nuts for the Rally Squirrel.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  14. MLB - Tony La Russa must be more aggressive with his pinch-hitter...

    Colin Wyers

    Colin Wyers of Baseball Prospects explains how Tony La Russa mismanaged his bench in Game 3 of the NLDS, and breaks down the optimal situations in which to pinch-hit.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  15. 2011 NLDS -- St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Holliday will be in lineup...

    Matt Holliday took full batting practice Wednesday, pronounced himself "good to go" and will start in left field as the St. Louis Cardinals try to stay alive in their NL Division Series against Philadelphia.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  16. Ben Francisco's three-run homer helps Phillies take 2-1 series le...

    Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel's moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 04, 2011