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JUPITER, Fla. • The Cardinals stole just 57 bases last year and weren't all that efficient at it as they were caught 39 times. So, new manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday that he wants to emphasize th
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Manager Mike Matheny tossed out one budding tradition when he decided on Thursday to omit the quote-of-the-day section near the end of the team's daily training schedule. He explained that the omission was made with full intent.
JUPITER, Fla. - For the first time in several years, a true competition is taking place this spring to determine the Cardinals backup catcher.
Since former catcher Mike Matheny - now in his first year as manager - left after the 2004 season, the Cardinals have made it a habit of signing veteran backstops to serve as Yadier Molinas backup.
But that string changed this offseason...
The decision to make Mike Matheny manager is hardly from left field. The suggestion that he was destined for this position came when he was in college.
Though the Cardinals' offense will not be built around speed, manager Mike Matheny will heighten the emphasis on baserunning during camp this year.
Mike Matheny fields the question that comes pretty much on a daily basis with the dexterity of the four-time Gold Glove catcher he used to be.
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer Mike Matheny fields the question that comes pretty much on a daily basis with the dexterity of the four-time Gold Glove catcher he used to be.
He insists there is no point trying to replace Tony La Russa. Just like there's no point trying to replicate Albert Pujols' bat.
What Matheny promises...
Mike Matheny insists there is no point trying to replace Tony La Russa, just like there's no point trying to replicate Albert Pujols' bat.