Tom Ackerman

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August 13, 2019 - 9:24 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Cardinals are considering using an "opener" possibly as soon as this weekend against Cincinnati Reds, according to manager Mike Shildt who was recently on KMOX. Shildt confirmed the team has "gotten deeper into what (an opener) looks like, how it can be utilized."...
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Tom Ackerman
August 01, 2019 - 2:05 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Swing and a miss. The Cardinals' front office struck out in its pursuit of a starting pitcher. The trade deadline, a true deadline this time, has come and gone without an upgrade . It's disappointing and frustrating, for sure. Say this for John Mozeliak, the team's president of...
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Tom Ackerman
July 13, 2019 - 11:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Dick Zitzmann, longtime agent to Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, provided the following statement Saturday night to KMOX: "Bob Gibson confirmed to me last week that he received his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer after a week of tests at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He...
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Tom Ackerman
July 09, 2019 - 1:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Our Sports Director and host of Sports on a Sunday Morning, Tom Ackerman was joined this week by St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak. You can listen to the full interview above, but we transcribed a portion of their conversation below. One of those...
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Tom Ackerman
June 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The champagne burned, but it felt so sweet. Albert Pujols is back for his first visit to Busch Stadium since signing a free-agent deal with the Angels after the 2011 season. It's a big weekend. It's also story time ... The Cardinals had just defeated the Dodgers in the 2004 NLDS...
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June 11, 2019 - 8:50 am
BOSTON (KMOX) - Of course the biggest drought that could end Wednesday night in Boston would be the 52 years that the St. Louis Blues have waited to win a Stanley Cup Final. But there's something else that St. Louis hasn't done in 52 years, that could also happen that same night. Beating Boston, in...
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Tom Ackerman
June 08, 2019 - 4:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- David Ortiz. Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore, running on the field. Spygate. Bobby Orr. "Lonborg and Champagne." Oh, wait... that one didn't happen. Yes, before Game 7 of the 1967 World Series, a Boston newspaper famously had that headline across the front page, referring to Red...
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Tom Ackerman
June 06, 2019 - 1:39 pm
BOSTON (KMOX) - We know this: the Stanley Cup will be in St. Louis on Sunday. Who will have the opportunity to win it? Tom Ackerman and Cam Janssen have a blast breaking down what could be a crushing game for the Bruins, having to come back to St. Louis down 3-2. Or will Boston hold serve at home?...
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Tom Ackerman
May 29, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- Cam Janssen used to hit people for a living. Now Tom Ackerman wants to hit someone after hearing the former Blues forward get fired up for tonight's Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final in Boston. The Blues lost 4-2 in Game 1... what do they need to do to even the series? How do they...
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Tom Ackerman
May 27, 2019 - 10:37 am
BOSTON (KMOX) -- With our broadcast crew (Chris Kerber, Joey Vitale, John Kelly) set to bring us Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Blues and Bruins at 7:00 PM CT, Tom Ackerman and Alex Ferrario pass the time with a breakdown of the matchup. Included: an interview with Blues GM Doug...
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