Found October 10, 2011 on
MILWAUKEE • About an hour before Monday's first pitch, Cardinals
manager Tony La Russa literally drew a line in the sand to
illustrate Albert Pujols' issues this season against the Milwaukee
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Albert Pujols went 4 for 5 with a home run, three doubles and five RBIs to lead the Cardinals past the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tony La Russa and the St. Louis Cardinals are going nuts for the Rally Squirrel.
National League Championship Series Preview<span style="font-family: Times, "Times New Roman", serif;">When the St. Louis Cardinals meet the Milwaukee Brewers inGame 1 of the National League Championship Series tonight don't expect a lot ofpre-game hugging. These guys do not likeeach other. The Brewers were the NL Central winners by six games over...
Game 1 of the National League Championship Series got away so fast, it left Cardinals manager Tony La Russa flat-footed in the dugout. With bombs exploding at Miller Park, with the pitching mound opening up like a pit of quicksand to swallow Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia, the future Hall of Fame manager didn't react.
With gray skies hovering over the park and rain in the forecast, nothing is guaranteed -- but Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, among others, expressed hope that Wednesday's NLCS Game 3 was not in jeopardy of delay or postponement.