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St. Louis close to filling void on the mound

...strong statement in his bid for the St. Louis Cardinals' vacant starting spot. He has been endorsed by pitching coach Dave Duncan, and is on a schedule that would allow him to start the second game of the season in place of injured Adam Wainwright...
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Yankees rookie Duncan gets off to smashing start

...the visitor's clubhouse at Turner Field in Atlanta. Dave Duncan is the Cardinals' pitching coach. His son, Shelley's...expected he would go up there and be able to compete," Dave Duncan said. "He's having a lot of success right now. He's...
La Russa, McClendon each suspended for two games

...against Houston that he was surprised the ruling came so quickly. He said a committee of coaches, led by pitching coach Dave Duncan, would manage in his absence. "I thought what would happen was before anybody made a decision that they would look...
Braves rough up Hill in win

...record with a 7.80 ERA in 14 games."He just wasn't commanding his fastball," said Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan. "We're close to the 20th of the month. That gives us 12 days. You look for guys to start improving their command...
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Childers beans seagull list for the second consecutive day on Wednesday. Isringhausen, manager Tony La Russa and pitching coach Dave Duncan all characterized the days off as a mental break. Isringhausen was tied for the NL lead with 18 saves but his four...
Manager wins with his heart and brain

...for just about every game since 1983 and I can't even tell you how many moves I've seen over that time," said Dave Duncan, who hooked up with La Russa with the Chicago White Sox and has been his pitching coach ever since. "But the only...
Teammates give McGwire TV appearance thumbs-up

...everyone was that complimentary. After all, McGwire played himself. "He shouldn't quit his day job," pitching coach Dave Duncan joked. Landing in bed on screen with Helen Hunt was one of the highlights of McGwire's hectic offseason. He didn't...
Cardinals having fun in playoffs

...nearly as much fun for the Dodgers, who'll be trying to rebound from an 8-3 loss. Marquis is one of pitching coach Dave Duncan's greatest success stories, going from zero victories in the major leagues last year with Atlanta to being one of...
Ryan Braun prefers to avoid stress of Home Run Derby

...All-Star manager Tony La Russa's longtime right-hand man doesn't think he'll return to the game, either.Dave Duncan, La Russa's pitching coach for more than 30 years with the White Sox, Athletics and Cardinals, is on an open-ended...
Arizona's Gibson, Tampa Bay's Maddon receive honors

...sending a letter to the Dodgers' financial adviser, Blackstone Advisory Partners. CARDINALS: Coaches Mark McGwire and Dave Duncan are staying with St. Louis under new manager Mike Matheny.