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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese will join his former manager Tony La Russa in Kansas City for the MLB All-Star game next week. - (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
The last time David Freese put on a uniform with Tony La Russa as his manager, the St. Louis Cardinals were winning their eleventh World Series in franchise history.
Freese took home the World Series Most Valuable Player award thanks to his Game 6 heroics and is permanently etched in Cardinals history as a star.
On Thursday, Cardinals fans and baseball fans in general, literally made the St. Louis area native a star for the first time in his career by sending Freese to the All-Star game in Kansas City through MLB's Final Vote system.
While Freese was gracious for the recognigition, he was most excited about getting a chance to play for National League manager Tony La Russa one last time.
"For me, it's not about going to the All-Star Game. It's about playing for Tony La Russa one more tim...
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ST. LOUIS Cardinals third baseman David Freese is heading to Kansas City.
Major League Baseball announced Thursday afternoon that the 2011 postseason hero won the National League's Final Vote campaign and has been added to the team for next week's All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium.
Freese held off the Braves' Michael Bourn and the Nationals' Bryce Harper thanks...
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Tony La Russa was back on the offensive in his battle with Reds skipper Dusty Baker over the lack of Reds players on the NL All-Star roster, saying he feels "betrayed."
With the internet polls about to close on the vote for the 34th and final berth on the All-Star Game squads in both leagues, National League leader David Freese made his final plea Wednesday night.
Freese, the Most Valuable Player in the NL Championship Series and the World Series last year, stroked a bases-loaded single on an 0-2 count to provide the insurance runs in a 4-1 win...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Ron Washington and Tony La Russa have been spending most of their spare moments the past few days fidgeting with potential lineups for next week's All-Star game.
Of course, La Russa has had a little more time on his hands.
After managing the St. Louis Cardinals to the championship last season, La Russa shuffled off into retirement as a three-time World...
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and Cardinals third baseman David Freese won the "Final Vote" and each will take part in their first All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
There is no shortage of bad blood in the Cincinnati Reds-St. Louis Cardinals rivalry.
On August 10, 2010, a heated exchange between Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina turned into a bench-clearing scrum between the N.L. Central rivals.
Reds started Johnny Cueto ended up getting pinned up against the net behind home plate and was kicking away...
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa choose Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday to replace catcher Yadier Molina on the National League All-Star roster. - (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
When news broke that St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was headed to the bereavement list to tend to some family issues, many wondered about his All-Star game status next week...
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese were picked for the All-Star Game in the online Final Vote fan balloting, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Darvish became the eighth member of the Rangers to be named to the All-Star team by beating out Chicago's Jake Peavy, Baltimore's Jason Hammel, Kansas City's Jonathan Broxton...
Major League Baseball announced Thursday afternoon that Rangers
pitcher Yu Darvish and Cardinals third baseman David Freese won the
Final Vote campaign and have been added to the team for Tuesday's
All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium.
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Freese, Darvish outlast contenders to win roster spots on All-Star Teams; First-ever Twitter vote attracts strong fan support, trending topics during final hours
NEW YORK, July 5, 2012 – David Freese of the St. Louis Cardinals and Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers were chosen by fans as the winners of the 2012 All...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. At Kauffman Stadium, 104.7 isn't the frequency of a classic rock station. It's the temperature.
Forget that you're going to feel the way an apple turnover does after it's been sitting under a heat lamp for too long. Forget the fact that there are somehow two Chicago Cubs eligible to play in a contest that's going to decide home-field advantage...