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There's no need for Cardinals manager Tony La Russa to think too deeply about where his team might be today had St. Louis not been a willing participant in a three-team, 11-player trade on July 27 that did more than just reshape its bullpen.
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If you think there's something missing this weekend from the Patriots-Raiders game -- there is. Yep, the Raiderettes will be without everyone's favorite cheerleader, Bianca, the daughter of Cardinals manager Tony La Russa. Don't worry Pats and Raiders fans, they will still play the game, despite the huge loss. Check out what she had to say on her Twitter account: Photo...
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The Cardinals skipper praised the Phillies for playing their regulars in the team's final game of the season against Atlanta...which of course helped the Redbirds qualify for the playoffs.
La Russa Invented Baseball. Just ask him.
PHILADELPHIA (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) When Tony La Russa invented baseball in 1979, the sports world was a dark and desolate place. Before his arrival, a game which on the surface appeared like baseball was being played primarily in concrete donuts known as mutli-purpose stadiums.
But with LaRussa’s arrival, the game we know...
HOUSTON -- Before delving into how to beat the
Philadelphia Phillies, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa took time
Wednesday night to thank them.
There was no wavering or second-guessing on the part of Cardinals manager Tony La Russa on when to remove pitcher Kyle Lohse from the Phillies' critical five-run sixth inning in Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
In April, we shared a story about the daughter of St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa earning a spot on the Oakland Raiders cheerleading squad. Like many a promising Raiders rookie, Bianca LaRussa didn't last long in the NFL; the daughter of the future baseball Hall of Famer injured herself before the season and never debuted on the Oakland sidelines.
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Tony La Russa and the St. Louis Cardinals are going nuts for the Rally Squirrel.
The team plans to distribute 40,000 rally towels with a squirrel motif for Game 3 of the NL championship series Wednesday night against Milwaukee. In addition, stuffed Rally Squirrels are available for $5 at the Busch Stadium team store, along with ''Got Squirrel'' T-shirts and additional...
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has decided that aceChris Carpenter will start Game 2 of the NLCS against the PhiladelphiaPhillies on short rest. Carpenter, who is 36, has never pitched onthree days rest in his career. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The St. Louis Cardinals rode the right arm of ace Chris Carpenter into the National League playoffs this season. Carpenter...
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The Rockies will look to bolster their rotation this winter, writes Jim Armstrong of The Denver Post. General Manager Dan O'Dowd says that he'll especially be looking for an innings eater.
Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated (via Twitter) believes that Tony La Russa can have the White Sox job if he really wants it, though that is a big if. Heyman...
Remember the story about the daughter of Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa earning a spot on the Oakland Raiders cheerleading squad? Well, Bianca LaRussa didn’t last long in the NFL. LaDoosha’s daughter injured herself before the season and never debuted on the Oakland sidelines. According to Bianca’s Twitter page earlier this week, she’s out for the season. So are...
Roy Halladay takes the ball for the Phillies in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. Redbirds skipper Tony La Russa has yet to name his starter.
Today I will take a look at the two National League Division Series. For each club I’ll look at a player and pitcher to watch, not necessarily the biggest star but a guy I think who will have an impact, then a quick look at the manager and my perceptions of him and lastly an X Factor, a player or issue that may define this series.I’ll look at the St. Louis vs. Philadelphia...