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Share TweetCubs owner Tom Ricketts has proposed a $300 million renovation of Wrigley Field.
Wainwright keeps contract thoughts close to chestUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetAdam 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.Source: MLB.com
Carpenter, Garcia looking ahead to spring testsUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetThe 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.Source: MLB.com
Drive A Legendary Cincinnati Sportswriter To Reds Games, Get Free Reds Tickets (And Gas Money, Too)Updated Jan 19 Share TweetHal 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 »Source: deadspin.com
Because Of Some Alleged Hard Bargaining From The Astros, About 60% Of Houston Can't Watch The RocketsUpdated Jan 19 Share TweetIs 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…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetBALTIMORE (AP) -- Loved in Baltimore long after he ended his Hall of Fame career, Earl Weaver remained an Oriole to the end.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetShortly 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-Source: yahoo.com
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."