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Post archive for ‘Mike Matheny’

Six-inning Joe Kelly may have been a better idea

Articulating a concern different from some others with how Friday’s St. Louis Cardinals home loss was managed.

Score Matheny’s autograph at Baseball Bash

February 21 event at Jupiter, Florida will offer fan access to the St. Louis Cardinals manager and selected players.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Monday, 1/20/14

St. Louis Cardinals photos from Monday’s third and final session of the 2014 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

NLCS managers leverage success into security

Both skippers from the 2013 NLCS, Don Mattingly of the Dodgers and Mike Matheny of the Cardinals, have since scored multi-year contract extensions.

Past predictions: TCN blog’s top five Cardinals stories of 2013

A look back at the top projected stories across the St. Louis Cardinal nation in 2013 from last January.

TCN blog 2013 top story #20: Matheny’s extension

The St. Louis Cardinals gave their young and successful manager a contract extension this fall.

Matheny’s distaste with pitching up and in

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discusses his concern over pitchers throwing near batters’ heads.

Matheny to manage first double-header

A look back at St. Louis Cardinals double-headers since 1996.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Monday, 1/21/13

St. Louis Cardinals photos from Monday’s third and final session of the 2013 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Projected top five St. Louis Cardinals stories of 2013

A look ahead to the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2013.

Reviewing predictions: TCN Blog’s top five Cardinals stories of 2012

A look back at the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2012 from one year ago.

TCN Blog 2012 top story #6: Matheny’s managerial rookie year

On November 13, 2011, Mike Matheny was named as the new manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, replacing retired Tony La Russa. While his club was unable to repeat as World Champions, the 42-year-old had a solid first season in the job. Prior to his hire, Matheny had been a special assistant to general manager [...]

2012 Cardinals finding unexpected motivation

The many questions about recovering from significant off-season losses seem to be strengthening the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals’ resolve.

A rookie manager and the media

First-year St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will be dealing with the media in a more intense manner than ever before. How will both sides react?

Projected top five St. Louis Cardinals stories of 2012

A look ahead to the top projected stories across the Cardinal Nation in 2012.

The Cardinal Nation Blog 2011 top story #7: Mo’s man Matheny

The St. Louis Cardinals have a new manager and several new coaches, ushering in a new era for the defending champions.

Matheny is youngest, but not really youngest

New Cardinals manager Mike Matheny becomes the youngest current manager in MLB, but only 14th-youngest St. Louis skipper in the last century.

Where will the Cardinals coaching carousel stop?

The St. Louis Cardinals have decided upon their manager for 2011, but three coaching positions remain unsettled.

Cardinals “walk year” results: fact or urban legend?

Do St. Louis Cardinals players deliver better results in their final pre-free agency season?

The Cardinals “Let ‘em Go” Team

Looking back at some of the wise player departures from the St. Louis Cardinals this decade.