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TONY LA RUSSA RUMORS

Dave Stewart, seen as a favorite, has agreed to interview with Diamondbacks

Dave Stewart, the former star pitcher who's now a top player agent, has informed the Diamondbacks he will indeed interview for their open GM job. Stewart, who posted four straight 20-win seasons while pitching for Tony La Russa, the Hall of Fame manager who is now the Diamondbacks' chief baseball officer, has been seen as a favorite for the D-Backs job that came open when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Gibson has won few games but he's forged rapport with La Russa

Logic would suggest Kirk Gibson isn't long for his job as Diamondbacks manager. However, it appears he may have at least a shot to stay, and here's why: It's been noted that Gibson has been extremely receptive to the input from Arizona's new chief baseball officer Tony La Russa, who also happens to be a Hall of Fame manager. If Gibson has done little else lately...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks executives address payroll, front-office questions

The Diamondbacks' search for a new general manager is in full swing, with Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa having conducted preliminary interviews with four of 10 candidates. Second-round interviews will be held within the next week and a half, with potential hires coming to Phoenix to meet with La Russa and team President and CEO Derrick Hall. But beyond the question of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The TLR Stuff Is Starting To Get Embarrassing

We recently told you about ‘An Evening With Tony LaRussa‘ that is forthcoming this Monday to be hosted by the Cardinals. Short recap – he now (fully) runs the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball operation who’s stated goal is to win the National League pennant at the expense of the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s weird honoring people that don’t work for you and are actively working...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa names names as D-backs GM candidates

 PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa wasted no time in putting together a list of candidates for the vacant general manager position.  Among them: -- Dave Stewart, who pitched with Oakland when La Russa was the A's manager. Stewart also has worked as a major league pitching coach and in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. He most recently has...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa has no plans to bring back Kirk Gibson, yet

The USA Today reported on Tuesday morning that the Arizona Diamondbacks’ current plan was to bring back their skipper Kirk Gibson for at least a sixth season in 2015, which if true, would show Arizona’s content with mediocrity. The Diamondbacks’ chief baseball officer Tony La Russa, through a spokesman, called the USA Today’s report inaccurate, though. It’s certainly possible...
Via The Outside Corner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa, Like The Arizona Diamondbacks, Sucks

Here’s what you need to know: The Arizona Diamondbacks suck. They follow baseball’s unwritten rules like a code of honor, so, after one of their batters was (unintentionally) pegged by a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher and was injured in the process, they decided to retaliate by intentionally hitting Pirates star Andrew McCutchen in the back with a 95-mph fastball. It looked like...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

La Russa inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Tony La Russa, third all-time in victories as a manager, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. La Russa, now the Diamondbacks chief baseball officer, was enshrined Sunday in ceremonies at Cooperstown. La Russa won 2,728 times in his long career, behind only Connie Mack and John McGraw. He was picked as manager of the year four times and won 12 division...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals to name Cardinals Care field for Hall of Famer Tony La Russa

COOPERSTOWN, NY -- The Cardinals will name their next Cardinals Care Redbird Rookies field after former manager Tony La Russa, team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. announced Saturday night at a reception honoring La Russa's induction into baseball's Hall of Fame. Tony La Russa Field, the organization's 22nd youth ball field, will serve children living in the Clinton-Peabody...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blessed by good fortune: Tony La Russa's unlikely path to Cooperstown

ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa admitted that indeed he is nervous about his upcoming induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. "But more excited," he said in a phone call earlier this week. The excitement part is reassuring because it's not easy to believe Tony La Russa could be nervous about anything. You're talking about one of the most accomplished managers...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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