2011 Season, Game 5: Tony LaRussa Gets Mad at Reporters, Walks Out

When Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa announced that he would return as the St. Louis skipper in 2011, he made the following comment: You start thinking about goals. I came up with some goals, very specific ones. One of my goals is to have the media feel like I’m more loveable. Tony was joking. Like really joking it turned out. 5 days in to the 2011 he’s already pulled the “storm out of the press conference bit”. [Read More]

Cardinals Finally Find a Sucker to Take Brendan Ryan Off Their Hands

The St. Louis Cardinals finally managed to get rid of that Brendan Ryan they’ve had laying around their house for a while now taking up space. Derrick Goold from STLToday had the announcement: The club traded their incumbent starting shortstop to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for High-A righthanded starter Maikel Cleto. The club confirmed the move this afternoon with an announcement. Ryan became expendable for the Cardinals after they acquired infielder Ryan Theriot from the Los Angeles Dodgers last month. [Read More]

Globe Democrat: Running a Paper is Great When You Don’t Pay Anyone

The Associated Press as well as our friends at the Riverfront Times and STLMedia are all reporting that St. Louis’ newest media entrant, the Globe Democrat, is losing their sports staff. “Why?” You ask, tilting your head slightly to the right like a little puppy. Well dear reader, when you don’t pay your employees, they tend to hate your guts and then usually choose to stop working for you. Sports editor Rob Rains announced Tuesday the entire sports staff of Globe-Democrat. [Read More]