Tony La Russa coming back to St. Louis

Tony La Russa coming back to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals are set to announce that Tony La Russa will return as manager next season, ESPN reported Sunday.

MLB: Philadelphia 20, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, June 14 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard hit two of Philadelphia's four homers Friday and the Phillies enjoyed a nine-run inning in crushing St. Louis 20-2.

Report: Calf injury sidelines Pujols

ST. LOUIS, June 11 (UPI) -- A strained left calf will sideline St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols at least the next three weeks, a report said late Wednesday.

Braves extend Bobby Cox deal for 1 year

ATLANTA, May 23 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday signed their 67-year-old manager, Bobby Cox, to a one-year contract extension.
Pujols shocked by liner at pitcher

Pujols shocked by liner at pitcher

SAN DIEGO, May 22 (UPI) -- St. Louis slugger Albert Pujols says he was shocked after his line drive struck San Diego pitcher Chris Young in the face Wednesday night.

Cards send Rolen to Bluejays for Glaus

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- St. Louis and Toronto swapped third basemen Monday, with Scott Rolen going from the Cardinals to the Blue Jays for Troy Glaus.

Cardinals' La Russa pleads guilty to DUI

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa pleaded guilty Wednesday to a drunken driving charge in Palm Beach County, Fla.

La Russa to return as St. Louis manager

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have re-signed Manager Tony La Russa for two seasons with the National League team.

La Russa likely to stay with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said that unless something dramatic occurs in the near future he would likely remain with the National League team.

MLB: St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 5

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Rick Ankiel's amazing comeback Friday night featured his first MLB career grand slam, boosting the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-5 win over Cincinnati.

Cards' Pujols NL Player of the Week

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols was named Monday as the National League Player of the Week.

Pujols, La Russa say they are fine

ST. LOUIS, July 12 (UPI) -- St. Louis slugger Albert Pujols and Manager Tony La Russa Thursday denied there is friction between them because Pujols wasn't used in the All-Star Game.

Pitchers Haren, Peavy get All-Star starts

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 (UPI) -- Two California pitchers -- Oakland's Dan Haren and San Diego's Jake Peavy -- were selected to be the starters for the All-Star Game in San Francisco.

All-Star coaches rosters filled

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- Tony La Russa and Jim Leyland, who will manage the teams at next month's Major League Baseball All-Star game, completed their coaching staffs Thursday.

Cubs ban alcohol in clubhouse

CHICAGO, May 9 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs Wednesday became the 10th team in Major League Baseball to ban alcohol from the home clubhouse.

Carpenter to have elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS, May 5 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Chris Carpenter has been scheduled for arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow next week.

Hancock reportedly drunk when he died

ST. LOUIS, May 4 (UPI) -- Josh Hancock was drunk last Sunday morning when his rented SUV plowed into tow truck within the city limits of St. Louis on Interstate 65.

Hancock in car crash two days before death

ST. LOUIS, May 1 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock was nearly killed in a car crash two days before he died in a rented SUV after rear-ending a tow truck on Sunday.

Verlander, Reyes to be Game 1 starters

DETROIT, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Detroit rookie right-hander Justin Verlander will be on the mound for the Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series Saturday against St. Louis.

Baseball's top managers named

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Bobby Cox of Atlanta and Jose Guillen of the Chicago White Sox Wednesday were named Managers of the Year for the American and National Leagues respectively.

Pirates, Cardinals have pre-game skirmish

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- There was a pre-game war of words between the Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night at Pittsburgh's PNC Park.

LaRussa angry at ESPN

ST. LOUIS, June 29 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa strongly criticized ESPN for a time change in his team's game the night before the all-star break begins.

MLB: St. Louis 8, Tampa Bay 5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 19 (UPI) -- John Mabry drove in four runs Sunday to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 8-5.

La Russa signs contract extension

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday they had extended the contract of Manager Tony La Russa through the 2007 season.

St. Louis reliever has broken hand

HOUSTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Julian Tavarez has a broken left hand.
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