MIKE MATHENY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Matheny and Lineups: A Cardinals Conundrum

How many lineups can a manager churn out during a season? Mike Matheny tests that theory often. I’m a Mike Matheny apologist, but even I find his many lineup constructions a doozy at times. Still, should we rip him or praise his experimentation? Before you rip Mike Matheny and his many St. Louis Cardinals lineups, understand that Tony La Russa did it too. Don’t act like Jason...
Via STLSportsMinute
8 hours ago

Phillies-Cardinals game showcases white knuckle thrill of challenges

Find your seats, everyone! Mike Matheny is fingering his chin on the dugout steps! Eons ago, The Committee to Modernize Baseball - a collection of looming, soundless monoliths arranged in a semi-circle deep within the Shadow Realm - made a decision. Or, more accurately, a mysterious, near-indecipherable series of hieroglyphics appeared engraved on them that no one had noticed before...
Via The Good Phight
12 hours ago

Martinez battles flu, off-field issues vs. Nats

Before leaving the ballpark on Saturday, right-hander Carlos Martinez encouraged manager Mike Matheny to start formulating a Plan B.
Via Cardinals.com
4 days ago

Mike Matheny’s endless lineup combinations not helping Cardinals

For all the weird stories involving Cardinals players (Jeremy Hazelbaker, Aledmys Diaz) early this season, perhaps the weirdest thing of all about the 2016 Cardinals is that manager Mike Matheny can’t stick to a lineup to save his life. The manager, perhaps best known for stubbornly sticking to a game plan well after it’s obvious the plan’s not working, is doing the exact...
Via Today's Knuckleball
4 days ago

Matheny delivers entertaining, heartfelt message to ailing college team

JUPITER, Fla. -- A half-hour before St. Louis took the field for an exhibition against Florida Atlantic University, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny walked across the field and into the visitors' dugout.He wanted to shake some hands and deliver a message to Florida Atlantic players."Just let them know we appreciate what they are doing and wish them luck the rest of the way, and also...
Via Associated Press
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Matheny does not seem happy with Jason Heyward

Jason Heyward’s reasoning for picking the Cubs over the Cardinals is not going down well within the St. Louis organization. During his introductory press conference in Chicago, Heyward cited the Cubs’ young core as a major reason for going there, while at the same time noting that the Cardinals’ top players are getting older and older. “You have Yadier [Molina] who is going...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Of All The Days For Mike Matheny To Make That Call

It’s almost like it HAD to happen. In Wednesday’s Post-Dispatch, Joe Strauss wrote a piece with the headline “Matheny Overdue For Some Credit” outlining several reasons why the Cardinals manager should not only be considered as a Manager of the Year candidate in 2015, but why he should be the front-runner. The case for managerial respect is impressive: Best record in MLB...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Draft Outfielder Tate Matheny, Son Of Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny

The Boston Red Sox on Tuesday used the 111th overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft to select center fielder Tate Matheny — a player whose surname should sound very familiar to baseball fans. Matheny, a Missouri State product, is the son of former Gold Glove catcher and current St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. St. Louis originally selected the younger Matheny out of high...
Via NESN.com
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: how much is Matheny to blame?

The St. Louis Cardinals were knocked out of the postseason in game 5 of the NLCS following a bullpen implosion leading to a walkoff home run despite the team firing on all cylinders most of the night. Highly criticized is manager Mike Matheny’s decision to bring in starter Michael Wacha in the 9th inning despite Wacha having not pitched in a month. How much of this game was decided...
Via isportsweb.com
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Matheny’s logic behind not using his closer in a tie game will infuriate you

The St. Louis Cardinals saw their season end Thursday night with their top two relievers still in the bullpen while a guy who hadn’t pitched in a month gave up a walk, single and walk-off 3-run home run. It wasn’t exactly Mike Matheny’s finest hour as a manager. But what will infuriate most enlightened baseball...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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