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Cardinals fire Mike Matheny: Here are 10 managerial candidates who could replace him

The St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny on Saturday, ending his six-plus year run at the helm in unceremonious fashion. The Cardinals have since installed bench coach Mike Shildt as their interim skipper. But before Shildt has had the chance to oversee a game from the manager’s perch, let’s get reckless and messy and speculate on 10 potential candidates ...

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Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny

The struggling St. Louis Cardinals are shaking things up. Following their third consecutive loss on Saturday, the Cardinals announced the firing of longtime manager Mike Matheny. Bench coach Mike Shildt was named the team’s interim skipper. St. Louis also dismissed hitting coach John Mabry and assistant hitting… MLB | theScore

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Using WAR to put Mike Trout's bananas season in perspective

Mike Trout has been nothing short of incredible this season. The Los Angeles Angels star outfielder is slashing an astonishing .696/.778/.1.261 with four home runs and 11 walks over his last 10 games, and entering play Wednesday, leads all players with 6.3 WAR – 1.7 more than the next highest. That production has him on pace for one of the ...

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Senators trade Mike Hoffman amid scandal

The Ottawa Senators sent Mike Hoffman to the San Jose Sharks for Danish winger Mikkel Boedker after allegations Hoffman’s girlfriend had been harassing his captain’s family. Within three hours, the Florida Panthers announced they’d acquired Hoffman from San Jose in exchange for three draft picks. News broke last week that Melinda Karlsson, the wife of Senators captain Erik Karlsson, had filed an order of ...

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The 4 tools that make Mike Trout the greatest player alive

Entering Monday, 21 lineups in Major League Baseball have produced 6.0 or more Wins Above Replacement, according to FanGraphs. Well, 21 lineups and Mike Trout, who comes into the week at 6.1. The best player in baseball has singlehandedly produced more value than nine entire lineups, including the Blue Jays, Rangers,

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