Albert Pujols

Manager Ron Washington of the Texas Rangers stands on the mound after removing Colby Lewis #48 in the sixth inning during Game Six of the MLB World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kallas: The Forgotten Play And Did Ron Washington Lose The World Series For Texas?

There are plenty of unbelievable stories and stars in the amazing 10-9 win by the Cardinals over the Rangers in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series. What about the significant, but already forgotten, play in the bottom of the eighth?


Albert Pujols (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images), Reggie Jackson (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sweeny: More Random Thoughts During The World Series

The triple homer World Series game used to be the exclusive territory of the Yankees—Babe Ruth in 1926 and again in 1928, and Reggie Jackson in 1977. Welcome to the club, Albert Pujols.


(credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Holland Tops Pujols, Cardinals; Rangers Tie World Series At 2

On Sunday night, Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark — and the Texas Rangers in this World Series.


St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols hits a solo home run during the ninth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Texas Rangers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Cardinals Win Game 3, Pujols Matches Reggie And Ruth

Albert Pujols joined elite World Series company by hitting three home runs in a World Series game. Pujols equaled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson in the Cardinals’ 16-7 Game 3 victory over the Rangers.


Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after the Texas Rangers tie the game in the ninth inning during Game Two of the MLB World Series at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kallas Remarks: No Matter What You Hear, That’s No Error On Albert Pujols

While everybody immediately accepted that Albert Pujols made an error in the top of the ninth inning last night, the reality is that the rules say something else entirely.



Mets’ 7th-Inning Meltdown Leads To Bad Loss In St. Louis

Pinch-hitter Ryan Theriot hit a a go-ahead double with the bases loaded in the seventh inning and the St. Louis Cardinals came back to beat the New York Mets 11-6 Tuesday night.


Double Play Foundation Logo

Stories From Main Street: Scarsdale Teen Collecting Baseball Goods For Kids In Dominican Republic

Ben Ulene, 15, of Scarsdale, really hit a home run, and he didn’t even have to swing a bat.


St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols (5) follows through on a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Citi Field.  (credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Pujols, Westbrook Lead Cardinals Past Mets 6-2

Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first and Jake Westbrook had the Mets pounding the ball into the ground over eight excellent innings as the Cardinals beat New York 6-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.


ANgel Pagan

Pagan Caps Mets’ Rally With Walk-Off Home Run In 10th Inning

Angel Pagan homered with one out in the 10th inning and the New York Mets rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the sputtering St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 Wednesday night.


Statues of Babe Ruth, Ted Willams (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Is The “Slob”?

Ted Williams knew a thing or two about hitting. He loved a statistic called Production (PROD), also known as On Base Plus Slugging (OPS). That said, what exactly is SLOB?


(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Hall Of Famer Ozzie Smith With Boomer & Carton

Boomer & Craig got an early morning visit to the Allstate Studio when Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith stopped by to say hello and “Pay It Forward.”


A fan of Derek Jeter holds up a custom No. 2 jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s No. 2 Tops 2010 MLB Jersey Sales

Last week, Derek Jeter was voted New York’s all-time favorite athlete in a Siena College poll. This week,the shortstop has been crowned king of MLB jersey sales.


New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, March 2, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets’ Starters Continue To Shine

One turn through the Mets’ projected rotation for 2011 and the results are better than expected. Granted it’s early, but the starters have more than held their own in the initial going.


(Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Hot Topic: March 3

Could today be Craig’s lucky day? Maybe so with Oliver Perez reportedly pitching for his Mets’ career against the St. Louis Cardinals.


R.A. Dickey (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dickey Goes 3 Innings In Mets’ Loss To Cardinals

Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey pitched three innings in New York’s 3-2 loss to the Cardinals, allowing one run on three hits and striking out four.