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Mike Matheny: ‘The Days Of Babe Ruth Are Gone’

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Believe it or not, it’s almost that time of year again. No, not March Madness (although that is right around the corner), but rather, spring training. Pitchers and catchers for all 30 MLB teams will report in the coming weeks.

The St. Louis Cardinals report Feb. 19, with the full squad to follow Feb. 24. Manager Mike Matheny expects his team to show up in great shape – despite jokes from, say, Matt Holliday that the Cardinals’ offseason workouts aren’t all that challenging.

“These guys are so disciplined now,” Matheny said on The Doug Gottlieb Show. “It’s fun to just try to get them into baseball shape – because the days of Babe Ruth are gone. These guys show up extremely disciplined. Their diet and their workout – they’re ready to rock.”

Which is why Doug Gottlieb thinks it’s laughable to say that today’s athletes aren’t better than those of…

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