John Grisham May Put YOU In His Next Book! It's true! Thanks to Tony LaRussa, who called his writer friend (and Cardinal fan) and roped him in.
Sports Open Line: Pujols Honored, Congress On Drug TestingListen in to Sports Open Line to hear about the special day for Albert Pujols at his restaurant, Pujols 5. A 10-foot bronze statue was placed outside of Pujols 5, displaying his signature point to the sky. Today, Albert officially became a free agent, which is a difficult pill to swallow, as the organization and fans await one of the biggest decisions in baseball history. Hear what Albert has to say about his new statue. Also, hear from Tony La Russa, as he sat down with Bob Costas to talk about what he thinks about Albert's future in St. Louis.
Pujols: La Russa Was Like a Father to MeTony La Russa announced his retirement Monday.
TIAM: USA Today's Bob Nightengale On La Russa, St.Louis County Budget Problems & TV Guide's Matt RoushBob Nightengale on Tony La Russa. Stl County Chief Operating Officer Garry Earls on the budget. TV Guide's Matt Roush on the Kardashian divorce.
Tony La Russa & David Freese On Late Night TelevisionTony and Dave on late night television.
The Sports Hub: Jim Leyland, Buzz Bissinger & TLR On LettermanJim Leyland and Buzz Bissinger discuss their relationships with Tony La Russa. Also listen to Tony's appearance on "The Late Show With David Letterman".
Sports Open Line: Bobby Knight, Bobby Cox, Chris Carpenter & Billy DevaneyRon Jacober talks with Bobby Knight and Bobby Cox about their relationships with Tony La Russa. We also hear from Billy Devaney about the Rams finally getting their first victory.
Rangers Lean on Lewis' Arm for Game 6Manager Ron Washington expects to see the same pitcher again, and is confident there'll be zero stage fright.
Phone Foulup Leaves Cards on World Series BrinkPuzzled Cardinals fans Tuesday might have been thinking of the famous line from "Cool Hand Luke" - "What we've got here is a failure to communicate."
Tony's On The PhoneCards manager explains confusion in calling from dugout to bullpen in game 5.
Rangers Unlikely to Steal a Win from Cards' LohseJust three players have tried to steal with Lohse on the mound this season. The lone player to make it was Eric Fryer - a rookie catcher for Pittsburgh.
Pujols Miscue Hurts Cardinals in Messy NinthNearly everything had gone right for the wild-card Cardinals in the postseason — until the ninth inning Thursday.
Bullpen Fizzles in 2-1 LossWith the Cardinals on the verge of winning the first two games, Motte allowed consecutive singles to open the ninth inning, and sacrifice flies by Josh Hamilton and Michael Young lifted the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory Thursday night.
Rangers Rally in 9th, Beat Cards to Even SeriesJosh Hamilton and Michael Young hit sacrifice flies in the ninth inning to give Texas the win after Allen Craig greeted reliever Alexi Ogando with a go-ahead single for the second straight night.
Tony La Russa (From A While Back)Remember when Tony appeared on this show?