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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Bobby Valentine thought about the bizarre events he had seen in Game 5 of the World Series, when 19th-century technology fouled up Tony La Russa and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Tony La Russa Is Still Smarter Than All Of Us

In case you didn’t know, Tony La Russa is the smartest guy in the room every time he is in the room. And as Tony proved once again on Monday night, the only guy who can outsmart Tony La Russa is Tony La Russa. The Master’s undisputed genius has the Texas Rangers one win away from the World Series title. La Russa made a couple of puzzling decisions late in the...

Does Tony LaRussa Wear an Adult Diaper?

Does St. Louis Cardinal’s manager Tony LaRussa have fecal containment problems?  That Depends. I know, I know, it is a horrible joke….but check out the photo.  Something is going on here.

HBT: La Russa cost his team Game 5 of Series

HBT: Tony La Russa is one of the best managers ever. But he is not infallible. He overmanaged last night as it is his wont to do, and now his team trails 3-2 in the World Series.

La Russa: Bullpen phone mix-up was my fault

Manager Tony La Russa is taking full responsibility for the bullpen phone mix-up that dearly cost the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series.

Upon further review, Tony La Russa still offended by ‘Moneyball’

ST. LOUIS — With his Wednesday night free because of the World Series rain postponement,  Tony La Russa decided to make another run at watching "Moneyball." The St. Louis Cardinals manager said he had already tried to watch the movie starring Brad Pitt as Oakland A's GM Billy Beane but "walked out" because he didn't think it was a "tribute"...

Rangers close to checkmate on Cards’ master of baseball chess

Manager Tony La Russa invited the second guess and perhaps even a scolding Monday night.

Cardinals bullpen provides no relief in Game 5

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony La Russa got the call wrong.

La Russa has long molded Cardinals in his image

Albert Pujols' pending free-agency isn't the only franchise-changing negotiation awaiting the St. Louis Cardinals once the World Series concludes. Manager Tony La Russa is also on the docket regarding a 17th year on the Cardinals' bench. He and the organization hold a mutual option for next season on a deal signed a little more than a year ago.

Tony La Russa mulls his options on ace Chris Carpenter

ST. LOUIS -- The one-day postponement of Game 6 of the World Series gives the St. Louis Cardinals a chance to use...

Mariners' winter league report

While I continue to ponder how Tony La Russa, the most astute manager of our generation, could have gotten himself into the mess he did last night with the wrong pitcher warming up at a critical juncture in the eighth inning, here's some Mariners' news to chew on.

Video: Video: Is it the managers' fault, or the players'?

Game 5 of the World Series held what appeared to be several tactical errors by Tony La Russa and Ron Washington. But isn't it up to the players to execute? (NBC Sports)

Albert’s Call

Albert Pujols did call the hit and run play in the seventh. Cards manager Tony La Russa opened his press conference today by defending Albert Pujols, who called for a failed hit-and-run on his own in the seventh inning of the team’s 4-2 loss in Game 5. “That player gets a lot of leeway and ability to be involved based on how he reads what’s going on. Albert has the ability...
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