Mike Matheny http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Cardinals Extend Contracts For Mozeliak, Matheny http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cardinals-extend-contracts-mozeliak-matheny <p><i>Updated at 12:40 p.m. with quotes from Mozeliak, Matheny and DeWitt.</i></p><p>Calling continuity important to a winning baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals have announced contract extensions for the teams' manager and general manager.</p><p>GM John Mozeliak will remain in that role until 2016. The team also picked up the 2014 option for manager Mike Matheny, who is in his second season. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:39:24 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 9295 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cardinals Extend Contracts For Mozeliak, Matheny New Cardinals manager Matheny still dealing with financial setback http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-cardinals-manager-matheny-still-dealing-financial-setback <p>Mike Matheny is taking on one of baseball&#39;s most high-profile jobs even as he continues to recover from a big financial setback.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional/matheny-lost-his-home-in-legal-fight-with-bank-over/article_5c9087aa-c1e7-5fb9-bc25-9f93f8e313c9.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that Matheny and his wife may still be responsible for more than $4 million from a business deal gone bad. The St. Louis Cardinals say they were aware of the situation when they named Matheny manager last week.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:32:15 +0000 The Associated Press 2519 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Cardinals manager Matheny still dealing with financial setback It's official: Cardinals choose Matheny as La Russa's successor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/its-official-cardinals-choose-matheny-la-russas-successor <p>As <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/matheny-replace-la-russa-cardinals-manager">expected</a>, the St. Louis Cardinals have introduced Mike Matheny as their new manager.</p><p>Matheny will replace Tony La Russa, who retired after the Cardinals won the World Series last month. Even though Matheny has no managing experience, general manager John Mozeliak said the four-time Gold Glove catcher stood out from a group of candidates that began with about 35 names.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:58:39 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 2464 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org It's official: Cardinals choose Matheny as La Russa's successor Morning headlines: Monday, November 14, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-november-14-2011 <p><strong>Cancer study shows limiting alcohol reduces chances of developing breast cancer</strong></p><p>A new study today finds that young women with a family history of breast disease can reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by avoiding alcohol. The research, published in the journal &quot;Cancer&quot;, looked at more than nine-thousand young women starting in 1996 and tracked them through 2007.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 15:40:31 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Bill Raack 2461 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, November 14, 2011 Matheny to replace La Russa as Cardinals manager http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/matheny-replace-la-russa-cardinals-manager <p>The St. Louis Cardinals say they will announce&nbsp;the hiring of Mike Matheny as manager during a news conference Monday.</p><p class="p1">Matheny, a former St. Louis catcher will replace the retired&nbsp;Tony La Russa.</p><p class="p1">La Russa stepped down after leading the team to the World Series&nbsp;title.</p><p class="p1">The 40-year-old Matheny was a minor league instructor with the&nbsp;Cardinals and has no managing experience. He played for St. Louis&nbsp;from 2000-04 and won three Gold Gloves. He won another with San&nbsp;Francisco.</p> Sun, 13 Nov 2011 23:58:05 +0000 The Associated Press 2459 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Matheny to replace La Russa as Cardinals manager