Tag Archives: Dave Duncan

Thoughts on Matheny’s coaching staff—Rumors on Pujols

I think Mike Matheny got off on the right foot with his naming of the 2012 Cardinals coaching staff a few days ago.  To break it down, Dave Duncan will remain as pitching coach, Jose Oquendo will remain as the … Continue reading

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Could Mike Matheny be the next Mike Scioscia

More catchers have been managers in MLB than any other position players.  I haven’t seen anyone bring this up yet, so I thought I would.  When you look back on their playing careers, both Mike Matheny and Mike Scioscia were … Continue reading

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Why I like Mike Matheny as the Cards manager

It appears the Cardinals are going to hire a manager from a very short list of candidates.  I was really hoping the Cards would have made a run at Joe Maddon, but they must have gotten word that the price would … Continue reading

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Tony LaRussa retires—Hello Joe Maddon?

Before expressing my first thought on Tony LaRussa announcing his retirement, I want to thank TLR on a great season, and bringing the Cardinals their 11th World Series Championship.  My first thought was WOW, what a way to go out.  … Continue reading

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How the Cardinals won their 11th World Series Championship

Down 1-0 in the series and 4-0 to Cliff Lee and the Phillies in Philadelphia in the NLDS in game 2, the 2011 postseason looked like it was going to be a short one.  My thinking at that time was … Continue reading

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