Mike Matheny to replace Tony La Russa
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals are replacing a manager who's third on the career victory list with a man who'll be writing his first lineup card on Opening Day.
Mike Matheny, a former catcher with the Cardinals who had been a minor league instructor, was introduced as Tony La Russa's successor at a news conference Monday.
Matheny donned a No. 22 Cardinals jersey and called it the greatest honor of his life.
"I think he's going to be a great leader," Jim Edmonds, ...
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