The St. Louis Cardinals MLB team fired longtime Manager Mike Matheny tonite along with hitting Coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller. Mike Shildt will take over as the Interim Manager the rest of this season.
Matheny was in his 7th season as the Manager of the Cardinals and was (591-474) in his career with the Redbirds. The team made the Playoffs in 4 straight seasons from 2012-2015, with a World Series appearance in 2013, albeit a losing effort.
The Cardinals are just 47-46 this season, in third place, 7 full games back of the first place Chicago Cubs (53-38).
Las Vegas Sports Handicapper Gary Greene