Originally written on The Cardinal Nation blog  |  Last updated 10/24/14
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Despite Tony La Russa insisting he would never manage again after retiring from the St. Louis Cardinals following the 2011 season, rumors persist about his potential return to the dugout. The last-place Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim would be the California resident’s destination – if the high-priced roster continues to lose games, says Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The matter-of-fact rumor appears near the end of a laundry-list Sunday column, as part of a reminder that the Angels are coming to town to take on the local Twins nine. It is unclear whether the La Russa item is based on actual conversation or is simply a hunch by the long-time Minnesota columnist. Either way, the idea is intriguing. Manager Mike Scioscia has been on the hot-seat for some time and his 2013 club is making matters worse. His 2002 World Series title is a distant memory, having occurred over a decade in the past. That was before Arte Moreno bought the team and began a free agent spending spr...
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