Days after reports that Cardinals and him were talking a contract extension, news broke Thursday afternoon that Mike Shildt has been dismissed as manager.
Mike Shildt is out as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, sources tell ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) October 14, 2021
The Cardinals have fired Mike Shildt due to “philosophical differences” according to president of baseball operations John Mozeliak.
— Katie Woo (@katiejwoo) October 14, 2021
Shildt had been the manager since July of 2018 — when the team fired Mike Matheny.
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