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The Cardinals interviewed former team catcher Mike Matheny to replace Tony La Russa. Matheny’s career ended due to a concussion, and his forced the sport to take the injury more seriously. Cognative issued bothered Mathney the most, but they seem to have gone away.
“My problems were always with the cognitive stuff, not being able to put things together or even being able to speak right at times. It was bizarre how my concussions went. The headaches and that sort of stuff were there, but they weren’t any big deal to me. I could just tell my mind wasn’t working right.”
It would be great to see him return to the cognitive part of the game. Check out that last link for a sample of how he helped pitchers.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tony La Russa's not done with his victory lap yet.
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The day he resigned as manager of the World Series champion Cardinals, Tony La Russa was one hot commodity. After a farewell news conference, La Russa jetted to New York to joust with David Letterman.
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The visitor's bullpen at Rangers Ballpark will no longer be in a blind spot for opposing managers.
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Tony La Russa's not done with his victory lap yet. La Russa resigned two days after managing the St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series title over the Texas Rangers, and the farewell news conference was early enough for him to make an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York.
When Tony La Russa retired as the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, fans immediately began to ask and wonder what now? Who is going to manage this team next year to defend their World Series Championship?
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Flags fly forever. The St. Louis Cardinals went on a magical run that transformed them from wild card also-rans on September 1st to World Series Champions on October 28th. Now, though, GM John Mozeliak is facing a winter full of uncertainty. Tony La Russa retired immediately after the World Series and Albert Pujols will be a free agent in a few days' time. If Pujols doesn'...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the search tells The Associated Press that former St. Louis catcher Mike Matheny has been interviewed for the Cardinals' vacant manager's job. He is the third person to be interviewed since Tony La Russa retired following the team's World Series championship.