Matheny to replace La Russa as Cardinals manager
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Mike Matheny, who is to replace Tony La Russa as Cardinals manager. La Russa retired after leading the Cardinals to win the 2011 World Series.
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Mike Matheny, when he played for the San Francisco Giants.
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.