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Albert Pujols hit an RBI double during a four-run first inning and the St. Louis bullpen bailed out Chris Carpenter as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Wednesday night for a 2-1 edge in the NL championship series.
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On the day he pitches, Chris Carpenter can be an ornery cuss. He prowls the mound, barks at hitters, and on at least one occasion has been known to invite a basepath collision.
Though just an 11-game winner for the St. Louis Cardinals, the 36-year-old right-hander has been in dominating mode since midseason. Apparently in the Milwaukee Brewers' heads, too, heading into a matchup...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit an RBI double during a four-run first inning and the St. Louis bullpen bailed out Chris Carpenter as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Wednesday night for a 2-1 edge in the NL championship series.
Chris Carpenter was far from his best Wednesday night, lasting just five innings in his St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 3 of their National League Division Series at Busch Stadium.
While Carpenter surrendered all three Milwaukee runs on six hits and three walks, the relief corps came up big. Fernando Salas, Game 2-winning rookie Lance Lynn, Marc...
ST. LOUIS - An impressive game from Albert Pujols shouldn't come as a surprise. What teammate David Freese continues to do is starting to become less of a shock as well.
Pujols had two hits and was on base four times and Freese continued a strong postseason with three more hits as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series...
Albert Pujols delivered an RBI double during a four-run first inning and the St. Louis bullpen bailed out Chris Carpenter as the Cardinals beat the Brewers 4-3 for a 2-1 edge in the NLCS.
MILWAUKEE -- In the light of day, the carnage
created by Albert Pujols' Monday night demolition of the Milwaukee
Brewers remains impressive. His four hits and five RBI only
partially tell the story of
Tonight, Yovani Gallardo of the Brewers will face off against fake-ass Chris Carpenter of the Cardinals in a NLCS tied at one a piece. Gallardo isn't very good against the Cardinals, per a St. Louis newspaper and numbers. Meanwhile, Carpenter "has had hiccups" against the Brewers, per a Milwaukee newspaper and less damning numbers...
After grounding into a critical double play with two runners on
base in the seventh inning of Sunday's 9-6 loss, Albert Pujols put
on a postseason show Monday night in the Cardinals' Game 2
Thanks to Albert Pujols' monster night, the St. Louis Cardinals have done exactly what they set out to do in the NL championship series: Erase the Milwaukee Brewers' home-field advantage. Story includes post-game video.
All those clutch hits by Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals disappeared Thursday night.
One night after Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder stole the show, Albert Pujols helped the Cardinals even the National League Championship Series at a game apiece with a four-hit, five-RBI eruption in Game 2.
At this point, if Albert Pujols vs. Shaun Marcum were a boxing match, it would be stopped, in the first round. Actually, it would be stopped at the weigh-in.