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ST. LOUIS - The Cardinals have tabbed assistant hitting coach John Mabry as the replacement for hitting coach Mark McGwire, who left to take the same position with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The club has also promoted Triple-A Memphis pitching coach Blaise Ilsley to the bullpen coach position with the big league team. Ilsley, 48, spent five seasons with Memphis and replaces former bullpen coach Dyar Miller.
Mabry learned under McGwire during his first season as a professional coach in 2012, spending numerous hours with hitters in the batting cage both before and during games. Now he takes charge of an offense that was the best in the league under McGwire from 2010-2012.
Thats really exciting for us, said first baseman Allen Craig. This was the first year that a lot of us spent time with him on a daily basis and we all got to really understand how much he knows about the game and his approach. I think it will be a really good fit because we all know him well and we work with him wel...
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Two prominent St. Louis Cardinals figures from the first half of the 20th century are back on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. Owner Sam Breadon and shortstop Marty Marion are among 10 candidates under consideration by the Hall’s pre-integration era committee.
The group of former players, executives, reporters and historians is charged with evaluating those who made their...
John Mabry moves up to replace Mark McGwire as the St. Louis Cardinals' hitting coach for 2013. Blaise Ilsley has been promoted from Memphis to be the new bullpen coach.
In an effort to clear room on their 40 man roster, the St. Louis Cardinals have outrighted three players to Triple-A Memphis, clearing three roster spots as free agency and the Rule 5 Draft approach.
Catchers Bryan Anderson and Steven Hill along with right-handed reliever Adam Reifer were the three players affected by the move.
The move clears roster space for general manager...
ST. LOUIS - The famous Rally Squirrel that darted across the field while Skip Schumaker was batting last October surfaced again Monday when his trading card sold for 157.50 on EBay.
The card - a 2012 Topps Baseball Variation Proof Card - made headlines in January when it was announced that a limited number of Schumakers cards would prominently feature the squirrel and not the Cardinals...
ST. LOUIS - As Mark McGwire phoned his former students this past weekend to inform them he would be accepting an offer to become the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, their reaction was one of disappointment but also happiness.
Orchestrator of the National Leagues best offense during his three-year run as Cardinals hitting coach from 2010-2012, McGwires successful return to baseball...
The Cardinals have promoted John Mabry to hitting coach as the replacement for Mark McGwire, who told St. Louis he won't return after three seasons and appears headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The 42-year-old Mabry, whose 14 major league seasons included three stints with St. Louis, and was assistant hitting coach last season.
St. Louis also promoted Blaise Ilsley to bullpen...
Adam Wainwright is fixing to get paid. He’s under contract for $12 million in 2013, but he likes St. Louis enough that he’ll give them a chance to sign him this offseason, according to Derrick Goold’s Monday piece in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Finding a comp for his contract talks depends heavily on how you weight his different defining characteristics. Is he just a great...
The St. Louis Cardinal have promoted John Mabry from assistant hitting coach to hitting coach to replace Mark McGwire, who left to become the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach. The Cardinals also announced that Triple-A pitching coach Blaise Ilsley will be their new bullpen coach. He replaces Dyar Miller, the only member of Mike Matheny's coaching staff who was not asked to return.
The St. Louis Cardinals made several changes to their coaching staff this week before free agency gets started. That’s not huge news, but it might be more than the team changes to its player roster during the offseason.
Hitting coach Mark McGwire said Friday he will take the same position with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cardinals also announced earlier in the week that bullpen...
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LOSANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday named Mark McGwire as their hitting coach. The announcement was made byGeneral Manager Ned Colletti.
Markhas been able to translate his success as a big league hitter into his work ********* coach with the Cardinals, Colletti said. He earned the respect ofboth veterans and young players while in St. Louis and the offensive numbersthe...
The Los Angeles Dodgers officially named Mark McGwire their hitting coach on Wednesday. General manager Ned Colletti announced that McGwire will replace the fired Dave Hansen. McGwire, a 12-time All-Star who set a major-league record for home runs in a season in 1998, served as the St. Louis Cardinals’ hitting coach for the past three seasons but made the move to the Dodgers...