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Mike Matheny Does Not Win Manager Of The Year Award

Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs has been named NL Manager of the Year for 2015. +++++ Here are the final standings for the NL Central division of Major League Baseball: Here is a chart where you can see that amount of WAR that that Cardinals lost in 2015 due to player injury was 15.88 points over 772 man-games lost. According to MGL, losing 15.88 man games is an “astounding”...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Matheny finishes second in NL manager voting

NEW YORK -- After leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 100-win season -- tops in the majors -- Mike Matheny finished second in balloting for National League Manager of the Year. Beating him out was Joe Maddon, whose Chicago Cubs knocked the Cardinals out of the playoffs. It was the third Manager of the Year award for Maddon and his first in the NL after guiding the Cubs to their...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matheny is a finalist for NL Manager of the Year

Mike Matheny has a chance to be the Cardinals' first NL Manager of the Year winner since Tony La Russa in 2002. Jeff Roberson APNEW YORK -- After managing the St. Louis Cardinals to a 100-win season amid myriad injuries, Mike Matheny is one of three finalists for National League Manager of the Year, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Tuesday.The other candidates...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How Far Can Mike Matheny Take The 2016 Cardinals?

Are you a trend person? In 2013, the Cardinals lost 3 straight games and were eliminated in the World Series by the Boston Red Sox. In 2014, the Cardinals lost 3 straight games and were eliminated in the National League Championship Series by the the San Francisco Giants. In 2015, the Cardinals lost 3 straight games and were eliminated in the National League Division Series by the...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Of All The Days For Mike Matheny To Make That Call

It’s almost like it HAD to happen. In Wednesday’s Post-Dispatch, Joe Strauss wrote a piece with the headline “Matheny Overdue For Some Credit” outlining several reasons why the Cardinals manager should not only be considered as a Manager of the Year candidate in 2015, but why he should be the front-runner. The case for managerial respect is impressive: Best record in MLB...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Draft Outfielder Tate Matheny, Son Of Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny

The Boston Red Sox on Tuesday used the 111th overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft to select center fielder Tate Matheny — a player whose surname should sound very familiar to baseball fans. Matheny, a Missouri State product, is the son of former Gold Glove catcher and current St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. St. Louis originally selected the younger Matheny out of high...
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Reasons the St Louis Cardinals Will WIn The NL Central in 2015

The St Louis Cardinals have not had a losing season since 2007, and have only 2 losing seasons since 1998. They’ve won at least 86 games 7 straight seasons and have been apart of the NLCS in each of the last 4 seasons. They represent the class of the National League and once again project to be at the front of the pack both in the NL Central and the National League itself once...
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Check Out Mike Matheny’s Former Wildwood Home Now For Sale

Mike Matheny’s “Dream Home” is up for sale again. Our friends over at the Riverfront Times noticed the MLS listing for 2034 Joes Way in Wildwood and recognized it as the the property that Matheny sold to help pay down debt he accrued in a Chesterfield Valley real estate deal gone sour. PHOTOS: LINK HERE Looks like the current owners are on the move and enlisted Coldwell Banker...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: how much is Matheny to blame?

The St. Louis Cardinals were knocked out of the postseason in game 5 of the NLCS following a bullpen implosion leading to a walkoff home run despite the team firing on all cylinders most of the night. Highly criticized is manager Mike Matheny’s decision to bring in starter Michael Wacha in the 9th inning despite Wacha having not pitched in a month. How much of this game was decided...
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Matheny’s logic behind not using his closer in a tie game will infuriate you

The St. Louis Cardinals saw their season end Thursday night with their top two relievers still in the bullpen while a guy who hadn’t pitched in a month gave up a walk, single and walk-off 3-run home run. It wasn’t exactly Mike Matheny’s finest hour as a manager. But what will infuriate most enlightened baseball...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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