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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A drained Tony La Russa sat behind the podium, jersey gone and a blue towel draped around his neck,"When you dream," the St. Louis Cardinals manager said, "you dream about seventh game, all the heroics."After one of the greatest games in baseball history, a 10-9, 11-inning ...
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An unexpected night off brought Cardinals manager Tony La Russa to an area movie theater on Wednesday, where he viewed the Hollywood hit "Moneyball." The last-minute plans were made possible when Major League Baseball postponed Game 6 of the World Series.
ST. LOUIS — It was a bite the tongue moment. Cardinals manager Tony La Russa was asked about what he thought of “Moneyball,” a movie he finally saw Wednesday night. He paused. But couldn’t help himself.
“Good acting,” La Russa said. “But other than I that? I was offended by what the book represented.”
La Russa’s criticism has mirrored others in baseball who believe...
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A drained Tony La Russa sat behind the podium, jersey gone and a blue towel draped around his neck, "When you dream," the St. Louis Cardinals manager said, "you dream about seventh game, all the heroics." After one of the greatest games in baseball history, a 10-9, 11-inning victory over Texas in Game 6 in which the Cardinals were twice within one strike of elimination...
Chris Carpenter has already told Cardinals manager Tony La Russa in no uncertain terms that he is ready, willing and able to start Friday's Game 7 of the World Series against the Rangers. In the immediate aftermath of Game 6, La Russa was still unwilling to name Carpenter his starting pitcher.
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FOXBORO, Mass. -- Bill Belichick isn't one to wear his emotions on his sleeve, but Friday, he made no secret of his allegiance to St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa. Belichick marched through the Patriots' locker room sporting a home white Cardinals jersey with La Russa's name and No. 10 on the back, and Belichick had a big grin on his face as his players turned...
While Cards hitters dodged accountability, Tony La Russa
dutifully served as media punching bag
The Cardinals go to the bullpen early, bringing in Fernando Salas to pitch the fourth inning. Garcia gave up five hits and two walks in three innings, but only two runs. It looks like Tony La Russa and Dave Duncan didn’t think Garcia had his good stuff tonight.
Update: Salas gets Nelson Cruz to pop up to shallow left, but both Rafael Furcal and Matt Holliday give way to...
Only one team, the New York Yankees, have more World Series titles than the St. Louis Cardinals. And the Cards did it again tonight, bringing themselves one step closer to the Yanks’ record. It was certainly unexpected.
I have two Cardinals fan friends- one got so angry during spring training that he checked out in August. He didn’t even follow the pennant race. The other got...