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Tony La Russa has 2,728 career wins, 35 short of John McGraw, who is second on the career list.
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The 2011 World Series will be a tale of two team's incredible paths to reach this very point. On one side you have the Texas Rangers, the American League Champions who for a second year are back in the Fall Classic. Related posts:
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Inside The Wheelhouse...
Tony La Russa sounds like he wants to return as St. Louis Cardinals manager next season. "We don't get into 2012, but I think it's a fair comment to make: What's happened to this club on the right-handed bullpen side is very exciting going forward," La Russa said.
You didn't think there was actually any merit in La Russa's reliever-overuse strategy, did you? No, these Cards, like other championship Cards, are made of the secret sauce. The grit. The phenomena. In 2006, it was David Eckstein. This year, it's homemade dong- and vagina-shaped cakes. More »
It's not how you start but how you finish. And it's making it as tough as you can for the other team to score in a particular inning. That's the postseason philosophy espoused by St. Louis manager Tony La Russa.
Tony La Russa has been cautioning his players to remain in the moment, but he couldn't help taking quick peek ahead to the World Series before Game 6 of the National League Championship series.
St. Louis manager Tony La Russa made 28 pitching changes in the National League Championship Series, leading his bullpen to work more innings than his starters.
I am so tempted to pick the Cardinals. By the end of this column, I just might.
The Cardinals have home-field advantage -- no small thing, considering the way the Rangers hit in Texas.
They've got the superior manager -- Tony La Russa, at the peak of his considerable powers.
And they've got a lineup that matches up well against the Rangers' three left-handed starters...
Just when you think you've seen it all from Tony La Russa, he
gives you something new
ST. LOUIS - The moment seems almost insignificant now that the Cardinals have reached the World Series, but a team meeting held by manager Tony La Russa in spring training may have set the tone for their magical run.
After hearing rumbling and whispers that ace Adam Wainwright had suffered a serious elbow injury, La Russa gathered his players together before a morning practice in...
David Freese hit an early three-run homer and manager Tony La Russa turned again to his brilliant bullpen for seven sturdy innings as the St. Louis Cardinals captured their 18th pennant with a 12-6 victory over the bumbling Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Freese hit an early three-run homer and manager Tony La Russa turned again to his brilliant bullpen for seven sturdy innings as the St. Louis Cardinals captured their 18th pennant with a 12-6 victory over the bumbling Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night.
Albert Pujols and the wild-card Cardinals took out the heavily favored Phillies in the first round, then...