When the St. Louis Cardinals hired Mark McGwire as batting coach, the team said the former home run king would participate in a telephone news conference "sooner rather than later." A team spokesman said Thursday that the team hopes to schedule the news conference after the World Series.Manager Tony La Russa announced that he had … Continue reading News Conference Planned For McGwire
Smoltz and the Cardinals have expressed mutual interest — and reiterated it privately, sources said — in having the veteran and almost-certain Hall of Famer return as a potential fourth starter.Mark DeRosa, the Cardinals' starting third baseman at the end of this season, had surgery Monday to repair a completely torn tendon sheath in his … Continue reading Some Cardinals News
Rays senior adviser Don Zimmer said Pedro Martinez is the one who is wrong this time, disputing the version Martinez shared Wednesday of their 2003 ALCS Fenway Park throwdown. The Phillies' Game 2 starter said when Zimmer, then a Yankees coach, charged at him, he expected a lecture. Instead, Martinez, saying this is the first … Continue reading Pedro Is Full Of Crap!
There has been many professional baseball players that developed their talents here in the backyards of St.Louis. Many include Yogi Berra, Mark Buerhle, Jerry Reuss, and Dick Williams. These are just a few players that come to my mind that has made an impact in MLB and their hometown of St.Louis. Another name that also … Continue reading Three Questions with Charlie James
The Cardinals will announce at a Monday morning press conference Tony La Russa’s decision to return for a 15th season as manager. Today’s run-up, however, features mounting evidence that La Russa’s return after a 2-week deliberation will be dwarfed by former Redbirds first baseman Mark McGwire’s return from a self-imposed 8-year exile to become the team’s hitting … Continue reading Breaking News………..
Albert Pujols, the likely winner of a second consecutive National League MVP award, had bone spurs removed from his troublesome right elbow during a procedure Wednesday morning, according to a release from the St. Louis Cardinals. The club went on to say the doctors who performed the procedure agreed that Pujols “did not need ligament … Continue reading Cardinals News and Tidbits
Frank McCourt, the Los Angeles Dodgers' owner, and his wife, Jamie, the team's CEO, are in the middle of divorce proceedings, according to multiple major-league sources."Frank McCourt and Jamie McCourt confirm that they are separated," the McCourts said in a statement when asked for comment by FOXSports.com."This is a personal matter and they request that … Continue reading The McCourts Are Headed for Splitsville
After more than 20 years in business, the sports bar Ozzies at Westport Plaza is closing. Workers were notified Sunday morning. The economy and nearby competition have really taken a bite out of Ozzie's business. The restaurant opened in 1988, and is named after former Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith. Ozzie's is owned by Ray Gallardo, … Continue reading Ozzie Smith’s Restraunt Closing
Arrrrrgggghhhh!Tony La Russa’s not certain he wants to return for a 15th season as St. Louis Cardinals manager. For one thing, he didn’t expect to begin so soon the decision-making process that begins every time his contract expires. The Cardinals were the first National League team to clinch a division title, loaded with star power … Continue reading The Aftemath
Well, the season is finally over. Dodgers swept the Cardinals in three games and like true professionals had a subdue celebration on the field and then had an all out Beer and Champange fest in the clubhouse. Its a shame that the Cardinals Bats fell flat. With so much talent on their team there wasn't … Continue reading Dodgers Sweep Cardinals