The St. Louis Cardinals say they will announce the hiring of Mike Matheny as manager during a news conference Monday.
Matheny, a former St. Louis catcher will replace the retired Tony La Russa.
La Russa stepped down after leading the team to the World Series title.
The 40-year-old Matheny was a minor league instructor with the Cardinals and has no managing experience. He played for St. Louis from 2000-04 and won three Gold Gloves. He won another with San Francisco.
Interstate 70 in Columbia, Mo., between St. Louis and Kansas City. The Missouri Department of Transportation says it will propose turning the stretch between St. Louis and Kansas City into a toll road.
Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Forsch, shown in this October 28, 2011 file photo, is dead at age 61on Nov. 3, 2011. Forsch threw out the first pitch before Game 7 of the World Series just one week ago.
Bob Forsch pitches in a game at the old Busch Stadium. Forsch died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday.
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina signs an autograph for Joplin High School baseball player Tyler Russell before a game against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 18, 2011.
A tarp covers the Busch Stadium infield after it was announced that Game 6 of the 2011 World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals has been postponed due to possibilities of heavy rain in St. Louis on Oct. 26, 2011.