1:38 PM EDT, Thu October 29, 2020
12 hours ago
Blue's clues: After years of falling short in October, Dodgers have core to contend for autumns to come

Blue's clues: After years of falling short in October, Dodgers have core to contend for autumns to come

The Dodgers are the monster Moneyball never intended — a team that led the league in homers and ERA and has a front office as nimble with analytics as its wallet is fat.
13 hours ago
Cardinals decline option on homegrown Gold Glover Wong, tiptoe into a winter of chilled spending, unknowns

Cardinals decline option on homegrown Gold Glover Wong, tiptoe into a winter of chilled spending, unknowns

The motivation behind the move was to “create instant flexibility,” president of baseball operations John Mozeliak said, as they retool the team’s roster and reduce payroll.
13 hours ago
Blues' focus turns to 'Return to Play 2.0'

Blues' focus turns to 'Return to Play 2.0'

Regardless of the scheduling format and divisional alignment for 2020-21 season, GM Armstrong said Blues need to be ready to play.
13 hours ago
BenFred: Pandemic's pinch should not excuse Cardinals from finding ways to bolster lineup

BenFred: Pandemic's pinch should not excuse Cardinals from finding ways to bolster lineup

We’re hearing a lot about how the Cardinals need to adjust to having no fans in the stands in 2020. We're not hearing much about why fans should be fired up 2021.
Oct 28, 2020
Cardinals nearing today's deadline on Wong's option; Molina, Wainwright declared free agents

Cardinals nearing today's deadline on Wong's option; Molina, Wainwright declared free agents

A $12.5-million team option must be exercised today or Wong will join teammates as a free agent. Molina is a free agent for the first time in his career.
Oct 28, 2020
Game 7, 2011: How Joe Strauss covered the Cardinals clincher

Game 7, 2011: How Joe Strauss covered the Cardinals clincher

Everyone remembers the heroics of Game 6, but do you recall the details of Game 7 from Oct. 28, 2011. Here is how Joe Strauss covered the game.
Oct 28, 2020
Bubble bursts: Removed from Game 6 with positive COVID-19 test, Dodgers Turner leaves isolation to join celebration

Bubble bursts: Removed from Game 6 with positive COVID-19 test, Dodgers Turner leaves isolation to join celebration

LA says team learned of positive test during the seventh inning, put infielder in isolation, but didn't feel compelled to stop him from joining on-field celebration. Friedman: 'Not good optics at all.'
Oct 28, 2020
World Series notebook: To celebrate Musial Awards, The Man's 100th birthday Cardinals opening Busch to a few fans

World Series notebook: To celebrate Musial Awards, The Man's 100th birthday Cardinals opening Busch to a few fans

The birthday party at Busch will coincide with the sportsmanship awards. Also: Rays Charlie Morton mulls retirement and Roberts hears a louder voice from baseball on social issues.
Oct 28, 2020
Hollywood ending: Dodgers rally, win World Series for first time since 1988

Hollywood ending: Dodgers rally, win World Series for first time since 1988

LA cashes in following Rays' questionable pitching move in sixth inning.
Oct 28, 2020
For World Series families, such as Rays righty Fairbanks' parents, view outside bubble is still 'incredible'

For World Series families, such as Rays righty Fairbanks' parents, view outside bubble is still 'incredible'

Still, the St. Louisans had an 'incredible' view of their son pitching for the Rays.
Oct 28, 2020
Gordo: Cards ask same batters to get different results under Albert

Gordo: Cards ask same batters to get different results under Albert

When fans learned the Cardinals were bringing back hitting coach Jeff Albert, many had the same reaction.
Oct 28, 2020
If La Russa goes to White Sox, sidekick Duncan will not be along for the ride

If La Russa goes to White Sox, sidekick Duncan will not be along for the ride

The prospective manager of the Chicago White Sox stopped by Dave Duncan’s home in Tucson, Arizona, last week to gauge Duncan’s interest in the prospective pitching coach’s job with the White Sox, fully well knowing what the prospective answer would…
Oct 27, 2020
Echoes of St. Louis '44: 2020 World Series isn't the first with ticket restrictions or managers sharing the same address

Echoes of St. Louis '44: 2020 World Series isn't the first with ticket restrictions or managers sharing the same address

An off-field twist to the 'Streetcar Series' between the Cardinals and Browns was the apartment managers Sewell and Southworth shared all season. Closer quarters than this year's bubble.
Oct 27, 2020
Cardinals confirm commitment to current coaches, plan to bring them all back

Cardinals confirm commitment to current coaches, plan to bring them all back

Albert will continue to oversee hitters, who have struggled.