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MLB lockout leads Cardinals to cancel winter warmup event

Jan. 04, 2022 12:19 PM EST

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — The Cardinals have canceled their annual winter warmup promotional event because of Major League Baseball's lockout. The event, which was scheduled for Jan. 15-17, features players. MLB locked out the players' association following the expiration of baseball's...

Former player, labor lawyer lead MLB into 9th work stoppage

Dec. 01, 2021 12:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Clark was a minor league prospect in the Detroit Tigers’ system and Rob Manfred a junior lawyer on Major League Baseball management’s legal team during the sport's last work stoppage. Now, they lead billion-dollar factions of a fractured sport...

Carew, Jenkins, Schmidt, Smith on Hall of Fame committee

Nov. 29, 2021 15:37 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famers Rod Carew, Fergie Jenkins, Mike Schmidt and Ozzie Smith are among the 16 voters on the Hall of Fame's Golden Days Era Committee. Former Commissioner Bud Selig, former Atlanta general manger John Schuerholz and retired manager Joe...

Oliver Marmol takes over as St. Louis Cardinals manager

Oct. 25, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

As Oliver Marmol transitioned into a coaching career with the St. Louis Cardinals, it became clear he had the potential to become a big league manager one day. That day has arrived — a little earlier than expected. The 35-year-old Marmol was...