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National League All-Stars Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants, Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers and Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals score on a three-run triple by Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants in the first inning during the 83rd MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Giant Blowout: NL Routs AL 8-0 in All-Star Game

Flashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the San Francisco sluggers keyed a five-run blitz against Justin Verlander in the first inning that sent the National League to an 8-0 romp over the American League.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/10/2012

National League Manager Tony La Russa is interviewed during the Gatorade All-Star Workout Day at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

La Russa Enjoying His Encore Performance

La Russa unveiled perhaps his biggest All-Star decision on Monday, choosing Giants ace Matt Cain to start for the NL ahead of Mets 12-game winner R.A. Dickey. The move pairs Cain with teammate Buster Posey, the NL’s starting catcher.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/09/2012

Tony La Russa seated next to Matt Cain at All-Star Press Conference

Verlander, Cain to Start in All-Star Game

Tony La Russa has Cardinals’ right fielder Carlos Beltran batting fifth and shortstop Rafael Furcal hitting ninth for the National League club.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/09/2012

St. Louis Cardinals David Freese gets the ground ball as he prepares to throw out Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 29, 2012. Milwaukee won the game 3-2.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Freese Wins Final All-Star Vote

A baseball superstar since his heroic performance on the diamond during the playoffs last October, the 2011 NLCS and World Series MVP gives the Redbirds a total of five representatives next week at Kansas City.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/05/2012

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa talks with reporters in the team clubhouse after he has agreed to a one year contract to manage the team for the 2011 season, in St. Louis on October 19, 2010. LaRussa has been the Cardinals manager since 1996. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

La Russa, Washington Fidget with All-Star Lineups

“You couldn’t write a bad lineup. These guys are all stars,” La Russa said. “But just to play around and see what the different combinations are, someone has to hit seventh, eighth and ninth, and that’s a difficult thing with these guys.”

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/05/2012

Detroit Tigers v Texas Rangers

Rangers, Yanks and Giants Get 3 All-Star Starters

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/01/2012

Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tonyt LaRussa is honored in St. Louis

WARMANN: Ups and Downs of Weekend at Busch

Ups and Downs at Busch…

05/14/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblat

Tony La Russa Ceremony Speech

After a new displayed was revealed on the left center field wall at Busch Stadium, the former Redbird skipper spoke to the capacity crowd.

05/11/2012

Manager Tony La Russa (R) #10 of the St. Louis Cardinals talks with manager Jim Leyland #10 of the Detroit Tigers talk during batting practice during Game One of 2006 World Series October 21, 2006 at Comerica Park in Detroit Michigan.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sports Open Line: Jim Leyland, Billy Bob Thorton, Dome Bowl Update, & PGA Update

Friend of Tony La Russa, actor, and avid Cardinals fan Billy Bob Thornton, joined Scott Warmann and talked about how he got to know TLR, last year’s World Series, and how he lives, eats, and […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/10/2012

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa stands for the National Anthem before a game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Retiring Tony La Russa’s No. 10

La Russa will join Red Schoendienst, Whitey Herzog and Ken Boyer as the fourth individual to have managed the Redbirds and have their number retired.

05/01/2012

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