Tag Archives: Tony LaRussa

Nothing more than a mini-slump

Maybe now most fans will start to realize that the Cardinals offense of 2012 has truly been a thing of beauty.  Because the offense has been so good all year, many Cardinal fans forgot what a slump really is.  With … Continue reading

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That “phony” offense keeps on rolling

The Cardinals are taking care of business, led by an offense that continues to rake, along with some strong SP and finally, a winning combination in the BP.  Edward Mujica to Mitchell Boggs to Jason Motte to close out close … Continue reading

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Why is Victor Marte still being used in close games?

Once again, the Cardinals failed to win a close game last night.  I wanted to wait until after the Cubs series to see if the Cards could keep the momentum going before bringing it up, but the use of Victor … Continue reading

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Trevor Rosenthal called up after Cards get swept by Reds

The Cardinals picked the perfect year to hire Mike Matheny.  After the WS victory in 2006, Tony LaRussa led the 2007 Cards to a 78-84 record.  It’s common for teams to have a WS hangover for a number of reasons.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on LaRussa, Baker, the ASG, ballot stuffing and the Pirates

Tony LaRussa and Dusty Baker are at it again.  Baker is upset that Brandon Phillips and Johnny Cueto were not voted in the 2012 All-Star Game by LaRussa, citing that the reason they’re not in is because of the fight … Continue reading

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