Say what you want about Mike Matheny, but at least this did not happen on his watch:
Points for not [redacted] up that badly.
The other finalists:
Joe Maddon, Cubs
Terry Collins, Mets
what else is going on in baseball...
On Tommy Hanson, who helped me find my way seven years ago | Talking Chop
- 2016 MLB free agent predictions | MLB.com
- Justin Upton’s Youth and Power in the Free Agent Market | FanGraphs Baseball
- Everyone wants to sign Ben Zobrist | SBNation.com
- Angels' Albert Pujols has toe, foot surgery | angels.com
- Check out the awkward rookie portraits for seven retiring MLB players | MLB.com
- The Johan Santana comeback is still happening (and Andruw Jones and Carlos Quentin, too) | MLB.com
- Which MLB teams most need positional upgrades? | Sports on Earth
- 2015 Baseball Writers Awards finalists named | MLB.com
- Gold Glove winners announced | MLB.com
- Statcast highlights Wilson Awards for defense | MLB.com
- Kevin Kiermaier on His (Gold Glove) Defense | FanGraphs Baseball
- Silver Slugger Award winners announced | MLB.com
- Veterans to join MLB Diversity Business Summit | MLB.com
- Big free-agent contracts not worth it long-term. | Sports on Earth
- Cuban players to watch this Hot Stove season | MLB.com
- Report: Colby Rasmus to accept qualifying offer from Astros | HardballTalk
- Andrelton Simmons traded to Angels from Braves | angels.com
- The Angels got better with the Andrelton Simmons trade, the Braves got weirder | SBNation.com
- Offseason trades we'd like to see teams make. | Sports on Earth
- The National League’s Weakest Positions | FanGraphs Baseball
- Joe Torre honors David Cone at foundation gala | MLB.com
- Time for a full A-to-Z recap of the weirdness and wildlife that was the 2015 MLB season | MLB.com
- On Friday the 13th, celebrate five of the most superstitious players in baseball history | MLB.com
what the cardinals are up to...
- Cardinal prospect Alex Reyes suspended 50 games for marijuana | Viva El Birdos
- Lance Lynn out for 2016 season with Tommy John surgery | Viva El Birdos
- Yadier Molina, Jason Heyward win Gold Gloves | cardinals.com
- Lynn on elbow injury: 'I decided to keep pitching' : Sports | STL Today
- Cardinals prospect Mike Ohlman makes a highlight-reel catch as the bullpen catcher | MLB.com
- Baseball's hypocritical marijuana rules leave Cardinals prospect high and dry | Yahoo Sports
- The Cardinals have the trickiest offseason in baseball after the Lance Lynn injury | SBNation.com
- The 2015 Cardinal Blogger Awards | United Cardinal Bloggers
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the nl central
- Anthony Rizzo wins Heart & Hustle Award | orioles.com
- Joey Votto Is the Best at Another Thing | FanGraphs Baseball
viva el stuff...
- Perception vs. Reality: "Closer" division | Viva El Birdos
- The Cardinals Did Not Give Up Shelby Miller for Nothing | Viva El Birdos
- Manny Machado | Viva El Birdos
- Ottoneu Fantasy: Openings in VEBOtto | Viva El Birdos
- On Posnanski's Lessons Learned | Viva El Birdos
- Soon, the Viva el Birdos offseason bookclub, Viva el Libros, will begin! If you have any book suggestions, leave them in the comments for me!
Five Seasons: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell
October 1964 by David Halberstam
Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty by Bengie Molina, Jean Ryan
What do y'all think?
- Blues Vs. Rangers Recap: Go, Go, New York Rangers | St. Louis Game Time
- 2015 Week 10: St. Louis Rams Vs. Chicago Bears | Turf Show Times
Tweet and e-mail me links and book suggestions!!!! @lil_scooter93 and lil_scooter93 AT msn DOT com!