The St. Louis Cardinals, who were 38-43 at home last season, are 6-0 at home for spring training. (That’s swell. Almost means as much as those 81 games.) Manager Mike Matheny was asked a light question about the team’s preseason performance, and I think he tried to be funny and peck at the Cubs?
Jason Heyward, a strong good baseball man who left the aging team he was with for less than a year for a new team in a better city with other strong baseball men, is not popular around St. Louis. Earlier this month, a bunch of angry mouthbreathers said mean shit about him online (which happens all the time always),…
According to possibly apocryphal lore, Tommy Lasorda described baseball thusly:
"And that's the story of Mike Matheny and the bird poop."
Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy's All-Star ad poked fun at the St. Louis Cardinals, their NL Central rivals, and it was legitimately funny. Today, someone asked St. Louis manager Mike Matheny for his thoughts on the anti-Cardinals spot, and he thought it was hilarious. Nah, just kidding.
The World Series begins tonight, which means it's as good an occasion as any to look back at one of the more memorable moments from Cardinals manager Mike Matheny's playing career: The night a 90-something-mph fastball hit him square in the face and he barely reacted.
Before trying his hand at managing a baseball team, Mike Matheny tried his hand at being a real estate tycoon. Unfortunately, due to the the economic downturn, several of his projects have gone sour and he was forced to sell his house (pictured above), nestled on 11 acres that included a baseball field, batting cage,…
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