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Cardinals' Matheny approves of Norris working to keep teammate Hicks in line

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

St. Louis Cardinals closer Bud Norris is employing an old-school approach to keep electric rookie Jordan Hicks in line, and while the youngster may not appreciate it, manager Mike Matheny is supportive of the method. After Hicks was optioned to minor-league camp during spring training for repeatedly being late, Norris has kept an eye on members of the bullpen, including Hicks, to ensure they're "living up to standards" that the club has put in place, according to The Athletic's Mark Saxon. Saxon notes that Norris has been "mercilessly riding" Hicks, reminding the flame-throwing 22-year-old...
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Cardinals manager perfectly fine with rookie's year-long hazing

Cardinals manager perfectly fine with rookie's year-long hazing

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The Cardinals, and specifically Bud Norris, are carrying out some baseball traditions that may be better left on the scrap heap. Norris, the team's closer, has been calling out rookie setup man Jordan Hicks since spring training, according to a report from The Athletic. Manager Mike Matheny seems all right with this arrangement. “Bud's going...
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Keuchel willing to shave iconic beard if he signs with Yankees

Keuchel willing to shave iconic beard if he signs with Yankees

Free-agent left-hander Dallas Keuchel has made his intentions clear if the New York Yankees come knocking. Keuchel would be willing to shave his trademark beard and go... Read more ...

MLB insiders see clear winner in AL Rookie of the Year race

MLB insiders see clear winner in AL Rookie of the Year race

It's a good thing for Shohei Ohtani scouts, managers and coaches don't have an AL Rookie of the Year vote. In a Post poll of voices from those MLB positions, not only did the... Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: Astros interested in dealing for Mariners' James Paxton

MLB trade rumors: Astros interested in dealing for Mariners' James Paxton

The market of teams reaching out to Houston about Paxton reportedly is "active" and includes the Yankees. Read more ...

Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars to win in Japan

Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars to win in Japan

Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars over Japan 7-3 Read more ...

Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars to win in Japan

Molina, Realmuto homer to lead MLB All-Stars to win in Japan

Yadier Molina and J.T. Realmuto both homered to lead the MLB All-Stars to a 7-3 win over Japan for their first win of the six-game exhibition series Read more ...

For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn't goodbye

For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn't goodbye

Joe Mauer leaves the field after 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins Read more ...

MLB hot stove: The cases for and against the five best fits for Manny Machado

MLB hot stove: The cases for and against the five best fits for Manny Machado

While his controversies and demeanor have taken center stage, there's no denying that all 30 teams would love to have Manny Machado. Here are the five best fits. Read more ...

MLB All-Stars use long ball to bounce back against Japan

MLB All-Stars use long ball to bounce back against Japan

Yadier Molina and J.T. Realmuto both homered on Sunday to lead the MLB All-Stars to a 7-3 win over Japan for their first win of the six-game exhibition series. Read more ...

Chopcast LIVE: Debating Ronald Acuna Jr.'s chances of winning NL ROY

Chopcast LIVE: Debating Ronald Acuna Jr.'s chances of winning NL ROY

Debating Ronald Acuna Jr.'s chances of winning NL ROY Read more ...

Offseason Outlook: New York Mets

Offseason Outlook: New York Mets

MLBTR is publishing Offseason Outlooks for all 30 teams. Read more ...