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Monday, October 26, 2015

The complicated legacy of Oscar Taveras : Sports

It’s been a year.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 26, 2015 at 10:58 AM | 40 comment(s)
  Beats: cardinals, oscar taveras

Monday, June 01, 2015

Martinez channels emotions to honor Taveras |

Admittedly overcome by emotion as the Cardinals reflected on the one-year anniversary of Taveras’ debut, Martinez turned away while a video tribute played above him.

“In that moment in the bullpen, I had seen too much,” Martinez said, speaking via a translator. “For a second, I thought, ‘Oh man, I don’t know if I can throw today because I’m so sad.’”

“You saw that it was hard for him to see that,” added catcher Yadier Molina, who was with Martinez in the ‘pen.

Martinez wiped away tears as the video ended, but then he used those emotions as a springboard to one of the best starts of the right-hander’s young career.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 01, 2015 at 09:09 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: cardinals, carlos martinez, oscar taveras



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