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Slumping outfielder Jon Jay got a break on Monday, with Skip Schumaker getting the call in center field for the Cardinals in Game 5 of the World Series. Jay is 0-for-14 in the World Series and 8-for-51 in the postseason.

Tony La Russa Is Still Smarter Than All Of Us

In case you didn’t know, Tony La Russa is the smartest guy in the room every time he is in the room. And as Tony proved once again on Monday night, the only guy who can outsmart Tony La Russa is Tony La Russa. The Master’s undisputed genius has the Texas Rangers one win away from the World Series title. La Russa made a couple of puzzling decisions late in the...

Holliday persevering through 'weird' season

It's been an incredibly strange year for Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday.

La Russa: Bullpen phone mix-up was my fault

Manager Tony La Russa is taking full responsibility for the bullpen phone mix-up that dearly cost the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series.

Cardinals' Pujols has power to make in-game calls

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Some of the best basestealers in baseball have the green light to run whenever the opportunity presents itself.Albert Pujols has the green light to send them.Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said Tuesday the star first baseman has earned the authority and responsibility to call for a ...

Jaime Garcia will start Game 6 as Cardinals seek to rebound

Throughout the final month of the season with the club teetering on the brink of elimination, Cardinals lefty Jaime...

Cardinals bullpen provides no relief in Game 5

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony La Russa got the call wrong.

Rangers close to checkmate on Cards’ master of baseball chess

Manager Tony La Russa invited the second guess and perhaps even a scolding Monday night.

In Case of Rain, a Case for Carpenter

If Game 6 of the World Series is rained out, the Cardinals might be able to bring back their ace, Chris Carpenter, on short rest.

Cardinals will resume role of survivors in Game 6

By Andrew Astleford ST. LOUIS -- Reliever Lance Lynn stood in the St. Louis Cardinals' dugout the day after a dramatic loss, confident in his team's position because he has experienced it before. He called the Cardinals fighters. He was certain they would approach Game 6 of the World Series the same way. Lynn paused for a moment Tuesday afternoon before...

Mozeliak: La Russa high offseason priority

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak acknowledged Monday that the club has begun looking at the various decisions that await once the offseason begins, but said that those plans have taken a bit of a back seat in recent weeks.

Carp gets little support as Cards drop Game 5

A team that made a habit of playing essential games for a month now faces the very definition of must-win. A 4-2 loss to the Rangers on Monday night in Game 5 of the World Series means that the Cardinals' next loss ends their season.
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