Showing posts with label Bill DeWitt. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bill DeWitt. Show all posts

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Cardinals Unveil Field Named For Tony LaRussa; Worth Noting

Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. announced on Saturday that the team will name its next Cardinals Care Redbird Rookies field for former manager Tony La Russa.

St. Louis Official Site

Saturday, July 26, 2014

A.J. Pierzynski Has Three Hits In Cardinals Debut; Extra Bases

When Mike Matheny spoke to veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski on Friday before the club signed the free agent, the Cardinals manager wanted to make sure Pierzynski was clear on the opportunity just as he wanted to know whether Pierzynski truly wanted to put the gear back on this season.

Post-Dispatch

Cardinals To Name Cardinals Care Field For Hall Of Famer Tony LaRussa

St. Louis Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. announced today that the St. Louis Cardinals will name their next Cardinals Care Redbird Rookies field for Tony La Russa. DeWitt made the announcement this evening in Cooperstown at a team reception honoring La Russa in advance of his Hall of Fame induction on Sunday.

St. Louis Official Site

Tony LaRussa's Career Is Capped, But Doesn't End With Hall Of Fame Selection

Election to the Hall of Fame has served as the defining endorsement and final act for nearly everybody else who has made a career of baseball. But Tony La Russa has started a new career in the game just months after being elected to a Hall of Fame class that will be honored Sunday here at the Clark Sports Center.

Post-Dispatch

Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Dewey's Pizza Expands Its Reach Outside Cincinnati

Cincinnati-based Dewey’s Pizza is growing. In addition to a new store set to open on the West Side, the company will add a sixth store in St. Louis by the end of the year, the St. Louis Business Journal reports.

Biz Journal

Sunday, July 6, 2014

A Few NL Teams Interested In Jake Peavy

According to a major league source, a few teams in the NL would have interest in Peavy if the Sox would provide some salary relief for the prorated portion of the $16 million he’s owed this season. Peavy can be a free agent after the season. “No team is going to give up a lot for him, but if the Red Sox want to move him to make room for a youngster like [Rubby] De La Rosa, they could do that,” said the source. It seems the Red Sox will hold on to Peavy, who pitched better in his last outing in front of a lot of scouts.

Boston Globe

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Just Say No To Allen Craig At Cleanup

Mike Matheny gave the struggling Allen Craig the day off Thursday when the Cardinals played their final game of the three-game set at San Francisco. Craig wasn't in the starting lineup but was available to pinch hit.

Bird Bytes

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Cardinals Can't Afford To Pay High David Price

Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price pitched another gem Wednesday afternoon, striking out 11 batters in a 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Post-Dispatch

Mike Matheny's Finest Personal Attribute Will Help Cardinals

Despite a lack of experience, Mike Matheny was hired as the Cards' manager for a predominant reason: GM John Mozeliak believed Matheny possessed special leadership qualities.

Bernie Bytes

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cardinals Host 4th Annual Blogger Day

The St. Louis Cardinals are a loyal organization, from players to employees; they are also loyal to the fans, specifically those that write about the team. Each year, the organization invites non-traditional media to their annual blogger day, where they make executives available for questions, as well as different promotions that the organization runs.

Examiner

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Bill DeWitt III Highlights His Dad's Mild Mannerisms & Having To "Read Between The Tea-Leaves"

Bill Dewitt III joined Kevin Wheeler to talk about his dad's influence on his career, the mild mannerisms of his father, and how they interact on a day to day basis.

101 ESPN

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Giants CEO Larry Baer Among Candidates To Become MLB Commissioner

Larry Baer was supposed to be a mayor some day, not a commissioner - a much higher calling.

SF Gate

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Freese Returns To Angels

Your Daily Bernie Bits for Thursday, May 22... Reading Time 5 Minutes:

Daily Bits

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

John Mozeliak Not Apt To Deal -- Yet; Matt Carpenter Walks & Strikes Out; Jordan Swagerty Slowed, Aledmys Diaz Rehabbing; Bud Selig Lauds Bill DeWitt

The Cardinals have 37-year-old lefthander Pedro Feliciano, formerly with the New York Mets, on tap to join the organization on a minor-league deal after he worked out at the team’s facility in Jupiter, Fla. But other external changes are something for later in the summer, general manager John Mozeliak said.

Post-Dispatch

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Tony LaRussa Is Fired Up To Do Battle

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ hiring of Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer is a fascinating baseball experiment.

Post-Dispatch

Friday, May 16, 2014

Bill DeWitt Would Be Fine Commissioner

Your Daily Bernie Bits for Friday May 16 ... Cardinals owner and chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. is leading the seven-man search committee to select a new MLB commissioner to succeed the retiring Bud Selig.

Daily Bits