ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals anticipate that catcher
Jason LaRue will retire.
Manager Tony La Russa says Sunday that he last spoke with the
36-year-old LaRue a few days ago. LaRue was kicked in the head by
Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto after a fracas with the Cincinnati Reds
last month and is on the 60-day disabled list with a concussion.
General manager John Mozeliak says LaRue has not made a formal
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that LaRue, the backup
behind Yadier Molina, had decided to retire. The newspaper said
LaRue estimated he'd sustained "close to 20" concussions in his