Mike Matheny Will Replace Tony La Russa as Cardinals' Manager
ST. LOUIS - Mike Matheny will inherit the St. Louis Cardinals as their new manager.
The team announced the decision on its Twitter feed and will hold a press conference Monday at 11 a.m., CST at Busch Stadium.
Matheny, a former St. Louis Cardinals catcher, will follow Tony La Russa who became the first manager in major league history to step down after receiving a World Series title.
Matheny played for five years in St. Louis where he won three of his four career gold gloves and played for La Russa.