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Joe Torre at Yankees Old Timers' Day in 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa Headed To Hall Of Fame

“I got choked up real quick,” Torre, who won four World Series titles managing the Yankees, said on WFAN radio Monday. “It’s something I’m sort of in a daze right now about.”


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Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.


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Cardinals Are Doing Just Fine Without Three-Time MVP Pujols

The St. Louis Cardinals have remained an elite franchise in the years following slugger Albert Pujols’ departure to the Los Angeles Angels.


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Boomer & Carton: Tony La Russa Is The Cat’s Meow

Word is these days La Russa is enjoying retirement with his 17 cats. Yes, 17 felines live with him in his home.


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MLB Appears Set For Vast Expansion Of Video Review By Umpires

Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls or strikes should be subject to instant replay.


Yankees Manager Joe Girardi looks on during batting practice at Yankee Stadium. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi Not ‘Trying To Reinvent The Game’ By Batting Pitcher 8th

Girardi took the unusual step Wednesday to help protect his left-handed heavy lineup against a Rockies bullpen filled with left-handed relievers.


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Cardinals’ Shelby Miller Shows True Ace Upside

If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.


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MLB, T-Mobile To Introduce Wireless Dugout-To-Bullpen Phones

Even dugouts and bullpens might not need that old landline soon. Can you hear me now?


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Palladino: Starting Cain Over Dickey Is Right Call

By the time the yelling and screaming subsides sometime around the Friday’s regular season restart, you’ll think letting Matt Cain pitch the first three innings was something akin to Tony La Russa punching R.A. Dickey in the throat.


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Mets’ Dickey Hopes All-Star Start Snub Wasn’t Based On Knuckleball

Owner of the best record in baseball, R.A. Dickey was hoping to become the first knuckleballer to start an All-Star game since Dutch Leonard in 1943. A 12-1 record wasn’t good enough.


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Mets’ R.A. Dickey Won’t Get Start In All-Star Game; Cain Instead

In the year of Linsanity and Tebow-mania, Dickey has been one of the best stories in New York sports — not to mention MLB. But he won’t get the ball to start the All-Star game.


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MLB All-Star Game Preview

In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.


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Hartnett: La Russa Is Sucking The Fun Out Of The All-Star Game

Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.


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R.A. Dickey’s Wild Journey To Master Pitcher Goes Well Beyond The Perfect Knuckleball

Nerdy. Eccentric. Quirky. One thing’s for certain: At 37, years after most players’ careers have peaked, R.A. Dickey is finally reaching his pinnacle.


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Mets’ Collins: ‘Some Validity’ To La Russa’s Worries Over Dickey

Dickey’s shaky outing Thursday night may give manager Tony La Russa, already worried about who will catch the Mets’ knuckleballer, reason to pass him over.