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Pujols hits 702nd HR, ties Ruth in RBIs, Cardinals lose 7-5

Oct. 02, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 702nd career home run and tied Babe Ruth for second on the all-time RBI on Sunday, but the Pittsburgh Pirates took the game from the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5. Yadier Molina and Pujols, who will retire at the end of the season, were honored in...

Tigers beat young Woods Richardson, sloppy Twins 5-2

Oct. 02, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase and Victor Reyes homered and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of Minnesota’s sloppy play, beating touted pitching prospect Simeon Woods Richardson and the Twins 5-2 Sunday. Woods Richardson made his big league debut five days after turning 22 years old,...

Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hits 702nd homer

Oct. 02, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 702nd career homer in the third inning of Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pujols drove a 0-1 pitch from Roansy Contreras deep to center for a solo shot. The 42-year-old Pujols is fourth...

Pujols, Dickerson help Cardinals rout Pirates 13-3

Oct. 01, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run single and Corey Dickerson had a grand slam in a six-run first inning to help the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-3 on Saturday night. Pujols singled to left with the bases loaded in the first...

Ryan, Twins send Tigers to 22nd shutout loss of season

Sep. 30, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Ryan allowed five hits in six innings and the Minnesota Twins blanked Detroit 7-0 on Friday night, the Tigers' 22nd shutout loss of the season. Detroit had its six-game winning streak snapped and surpassed the 1973 New York Yankees and 1976 Chicago White Sox,...

Cardinals clinch NL Central title by beating Brewers 6-2

Sep. 28, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals finally separated themselves from the Milwaukee Brewers in early August after chasing them for much of the season. They haven't looked back since, turning what had been a nip-and-tuck NL Central race into something of a runaway. ...

Grove helps Dodgers beat Cardinals 4-1 to clinch top NL seed

Sep. 25, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith had two hits and Michael Grove pitched five solid innings to pick up his first career victory as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the National League with 4-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Two days after reaching...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols seemed like a long shot in early August to reach 700 home runs, still more than a dozen swings from the hallowed mark and his power stroke all but gone. Or so it appeared. Now showing the pop of his youth in the final weeks of his...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 700th home run on Friday night, connecting for his second drive of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and becoming the fourth player to reach the milestone in major league history. With the drive in the...

Kim homers, Padres beat Cards 5-0 to clinch winning record

Sep. 21, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are on a roll since holding a team meeting the day after a dreadful loss in Arizona last week. As an added bonus, they kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark in the opener of a three-game series against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals....