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?
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.
On Sunday night, Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark — and the Texas Rangers in this World Series.
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.
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.
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.
Ben Ulene, 15, of Scarsdale, really hit a home run, and he didn’t even have to swing a bat.
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 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.
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?
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.”
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.
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.
Could today be Craig’s lucky day? Maybe so with Oliver Perez reportedly pitching for his Mets’ career against the St. Louis 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.