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Say It Ain't So, Joe! Not The Cubs

When the news first broke last Friday afternoon that Joe Maddon opted out of his contract and was no longer manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, I was hopeful. 691 more words

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Thousands attend Oscar Taveras' Dominican burial

SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Thousands of people in the Dominican Republic are attending the burial of former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras.

Among those attending the funeral Tuesday for the 22-year-old slugger was Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny. 85 more words

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Oscar Taveras Funeral Service Today in Dominican Republic

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Two weeks ago, his home run helped the St. Louis Cardinals to their lone victory in this year’s NLCS.

Later today, Oscar Taveras will be laid to rest in his native Dominican Republic following funeral services. 294 more words

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Taveras: Taken Too Soon

On October 12, Oscar Taveras was being hailed as a hero in St. Louis, along with teammates Matt Adams and Kolten Wong, after a dramatic 5-4 win for the Cardinals to tie the NLCS at a game a piece. 976 more words

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Mike Matheny: Oscar Taveras' death "felt like a bad dream"

(KTVI)- On Sunday, Oscar Taveras, the 22-year-old St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, died, along with his girlfriend, in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic. The messages of shock and the outpouring of support for the baseball player’s family have come in from St. 341 more words

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Cardinals, Baseball Try To Cope With Stunning Death Of Young Oscar Taveras

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Monday he was stunned by the death of 22-year-old outfielder Oscar Taveras in a car accident and his players were struggling with deep anguish after losing a young teammate. 720 more words

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Matheny: "We Loved Oscar & He Loved Us"

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Monday he was stunned by the death of 22-year-old outfielder Oscar Taveras in a car accident and his players were struggling with deep anguish after losing a young teammate. 736 more words

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