Finding great in the pursuit of good

May 22, 2017By adminFeatures, Sports

FT. MYERS, Fl. (KMOV.com) — In Hawaii, they always played in the rain. It was unavoidable. After all, the annual rainfall in Kolten Wong’s home town of Hilo is anywhere between 130 and 200 inches, meaning rain falls on a near-daily basis. But rain can make baseball entertaining. The bounce of the ball is unpredictable, … Read More

Baseball will quickly move on from Cardinals scandal

May 22, 2017By adminSports

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — The final judgment has been rendered and the punishment meted out. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred concluded a two-year ordeal Monday, announcing punishment for the Cardinals for the hacking scandal perpetrated by their former scouting director Chris Correa. What, then, are we left with? Correa was sentenced to spend nearly four years in … Read More

GM Mozeliak, Chairman Dewitt Speak Out On Data Breach

July 1, 2015By adminNews, Sports

ST. LOUIS — With the Cardinals embroiled in baseball’s biggest scandal, Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. and General Manager John Mozeliak sat down for an interview with KMOV and other outlets in St. Louis. Both men maintained they had no knowledge of the data breach prior to being informed of the FBI’s investigation of the club, … Read More

Speed Kills

July 1, 2015By adminSports

ST. LOUIS — As the dawn of the 2015 season broke, St. Louis found itself waking with a new identity in mind. 2014’s station-to-station offense had been a gruesome slog through 162 games, and the speed-laden club was looking for a change. “This spring training we kind of talked with Mike (Manager Mike Matheny), the … Read More

The Second Life: Chris Carpenter Retires

July 1, 2015By adminSports

(BaseballStL) – Baseball players live two lifetimes. In the first, they all share a common centerpiece. They compete in a sport that less than 20,000 people in history have played professionally, and they are in the topmost tier of athletic prowess and notoriety. In the second, the script is wholly unwritten. It is up to … Read More

A Seat At The Table

July 1, 2015By adminSports

(BaseballStL) — The fraternity of Major League Baseball players is exclusive. Millions have tried. Eliminated at various levels by ability, injury or age, nearly all of them fail. The plain truth is that making it to the majors is nearly a statistical impossibility. Some claw to the top on sheer talent or reinvent themselves to … Read More

15 Minutes With Red

July 1, 2015By adminSports

ST. LOUIS — Red Schoendienst sat in a small media room in the depths of Busch Stadium, wearing a crisp olive green suit with a Cardinal red tie, a contrast to the simple baseball uniform he’s worn for much of the last 70 years. The 92-year-old smiled kindly at the small crowd of reporters. “What … Read More