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Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has proposed a $300 million renovation of Wrigley Field.Upvote Share Tweet
Wainwright keeps contract thoughts close to chestMLB.com Updated Jan 19, 2013Adam Wainwright sidestepped a lot of specifics regarding his contract status at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up, but repeatedly gushed over his love for playing in St. Louis.Upvote Share Tweet
Carpenter, Garcia looking ahead to spring testsMLB.com Updated Jan 19, 2013The messages from Chris Carpenter and Jaime Garcia were nearly the same Saturday at the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up event. Both relayed positive reports about how their arms have responded to offseason work, but also cautioned against conclusions.Upvote Share Tweet
Drive A Legendary Cincinnati Sportswriter To Reds Games, Get Free Reds Tickets (And Gas Money, Too)deadspin.com Updated Jan 19, 2013Hal McCoy, one of the go-to baseball writers on the Pete Rose investigation, the man that nicknamed the Reds the "Big Red Machine," and a winner of the J.G Taylor Spink Award (the highest that the BBWAA gives to its members) could use a favor: More »Upvote Share Tweet
Because Of Some Alleged Hard Bargaining From The Astros, About 60% Of Houston Can't Watch The Rocketsdeadspin.com Updated Jan 19, 2013Is there anything worse than a local baseball franchise that hasn't been competitive in four seasons, telegraphs its plans to stay non-competitive by carrying almost no payroll, and is widely expected to occupy the basement of its new league when they s…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 19, 2013BALTIMORE (AP) -- Loved in Baltimore long after he ended his Hall of Fame career, Earl Weaver remained an Oriole to the end.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 19, 2013Shortly after being named manager of the St. Louis Cardinals in November 2011, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Mike Matheny’s financial and legal troubles that ended up costing his family their dream house and forced them to move in with his in-Upvote Share Tweet
Looking Back On Musial's Hall Of Fame CareerJan 19Jerry Crasnick discusses Stan Musial's "extraordinary record of achievement."
Remembering Stan MusialJan 19Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92.
Biographer Vecsey Remembers Stan MusialJan 19George Vecsey, writer of "Stan Musial: An American Life" looks back on the life of "Stan the Man."