Home plate umpire Ron Kulpa has a chuckle with St. Louis Cardinals Matt Holliday after he strikes out in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 16, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louisan Named To ALCS Umpire Crew

Ron Kulpa to work the Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles series.


St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny argues a call with home plate umpire David Rackley in the ninth inning during a game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 9, 2013. Matheny was ejected and the Cubs won the game 3-0. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New MLB Season Brings Expanded Instant Replay

The beginning of the new season begins a new era for Major League Baseball—the era of expanded instant replay.


Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after he was called out on a check swing appeal in the sixth inning during MLB game action as home plate umpire John Hirschbeck #17 looks on against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 6, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

MLB Announces World Series Umpires

John Hirschbeck will be crew chief & behind the plate for Game 1.


Center Adam Oates of the St. Louis Blues moves the puck during a game against the Buffalo Sabres at Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport

KERBER: 5 Sports Shorts

The NHL Hall of Fame Class is very deserving, the current NHL CBA is scheduled to expire in September, I am dumbfounded with a horrifying trend and there are always intriguing stories that come out of the Olympics.

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St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny argues with homeplate umpire Kerwin Danley before being ejected in the first inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 16, 2012. St. Louis won the game 10-7. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mike Matheny Talks Leadership, Injuries and Umpires

Some good news for the ball club whose seen better days.


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Friday night Johan Santana became the first pitcher to no-hit the Cardinals since Fernando Valenzuela in 1990.

The Sports Hub: Cardinals Lose In No-Hitter

The Cardinals lose a no-hitter tonight, and the discussion about video replay in baseball resumes.


Florida Marlins vs St. Louis Cardinals

KERBER: The Most Important Thing MLB Umpires Need To Do For Baseball

A lot has been made lately of the flare-ups between players and the umpires, but after what we saw this weekend in Cincinnati and then again in Baltimore, the temper of umpires is way down on the list.


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The Umpires Strike Back, And Back, And Back Again

Since the calendar turned over, 17 players, managers and coaches have been sent to cool off early.


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