The St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Shildt on Thursday, who still had a year left.
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Furthermore, the president of the organization in Missouri, John Mozeliak, emphasized to the ESPN network that a “philosophical difference” was the basis for this divorce as qualified as mutual.
“We decided internally that the best thing was to separate now,” the head of the US channel said.
Shildt, 53, had been in charge of the team since 2018 and had a record of 252-199.
During the campaign in 2021, he led his people to a place in the playoffs. St. Louis put in impressive pressure late in the season, enjoying 17 straight wins in September to finish with a 90-72 record and second in the Central Division of the National League. In the best second game, the Cardinals lost 3-1 to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The club is scheduled to hold a press conference later in the day.