Found October 14, 2011 on New York Times Sports:
Ryan Braun drove in the pivotal run in the fifth inning after Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa had turned to his bullpen.

Performer of the game: La Russa

Performer of the game: Cardinals manager Tony La Russa

HBT: La Russa pushes all the right buttons in Game 5

HBT: Tony La Russa sometimes does things that will make you shake your head. The crazy thing is, he often walks away looking like a genius. Such was the case in Game 5.

Cardinals' Tony La Russa amps up the fervor

ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa is in his element, in his glory. Posted in the dugout, watching every pitch like...

Cards Shuffle Brew Crew; Take 3-2 Series Lead

Human beings are creatures of habit, apparently so is Tony LaRussa and the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals. I mean, there is definitely a recurring theme going on in the 2011 NLCS. The combination of jumping out to an early lead, getting 5 innings (or less) from the starting pitcher and shut down relief work once again added up to another Cardinals win on Friday night in taking game five...

Ben Reiter: La Russa's quick hook avoids disaster in Game 5

Those four Brewers errors were helpful, but Tony La Russa's decision to yank Jaime Garcia in the fifth inning may have been the key to the Cardinals' victory in Game 5, says Ben Reiter.

La Russa finding relief with moves

Tony La Russa is in his element, in his glory. Posted in the dugout, watching every pitch like a hawk, wearing sunglasses at night. At 67 years old, TLR is in the autumn of his managing career, so splendor of October baseball probably means a little more to him now.

Cards manager La Russa dropping hints about 2012

Tony La Russa sounds like he wants to return as St. Louis Cardinals manager next season.

NL Central Notes: La Russa, Furcal, Epstein

Here are a few items of note regarding the NL Central as the Redbirds threaten to take a 3-2 series lead over the Brew Crew in the NLCS ... Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is hinting at returning to manage St. Louis in 2012, according to the Associated Press (via ESPN). Prior to Game 5, TLR was excitedly discussing the talent the Cards have in place for next season, and he also...

Cards' bullpen suddenly looking good

ST. LOUIS The St. Louis bullpen has been a work in progress since opening day. There were blemishes in the early season. Through the juggling of manager Tony La Russa, nurturing of pitching coach Dave Duncan, and dealing of general manager John Mozeliak the complexion of the bullpen has changed. The timing couldn't be better. With a championship at stake, the Cardinals...

Double Trouble

Nyjer Morgan hits the foul line in left for the Brewers fourth double of the evening. He’s on second with none out and the Cardinals and Brewers ties at two in the top of the fifth inning. Update: Morgan moves to third on a ground out to second. Update: That’s it for Kyle Lohse. With Ryan Braun coming up, Tony La Russa goes to the bullpen. Kyle gave up six hits in 4 1...

Postseason Reset

You ever flip around while watching TV and discover some prime time show you’ve always liked is on in syndication five or six times a night and you start getting into it all over again? That’s the postseason to me right now. These games are as much fun as 30 Rock reruns, except I technically haven’t seen them before. Having expended most of my animosity on the elimination of...
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