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Pujols hits 701st homer, Flaherty pitches Cards past Pirates

Oct. 01, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, Jack Flaherty allowed one run in six innings and the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Friday night. Pujols mashed a slider from Johan Oveido 398 feet to left field in the fourth inning,...

Albert Pujols hits 698th homer, helps Cards beat Reds 6-5

Sep. 17, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 698th home run, a tying two-run drive in the sixth inning that sparked the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night. Pujols hit a first-pitch slider from Raynel Espinal 427 feet into the left-field stands for his 19th...

Pujols' 697th HR, moves into 4th, rallies Cards over Pirates

Sep. 11, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 697th home run, moving past Alex Rodriguez into fourth place on the career list and doing it in dramatic fashion with a ninth-inning drive that rallied the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Sunday. The NL Central-leading...

Pujols hits 696th HR, ties A-Rod for 4th; Cards beat Pirates

Sep. 10, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 696th home run, tying Alex Rodriguez for fourth place on the career list, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Saturday night. Pujols trails only Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714) on the...

Pujols sets mark for most pitchers tagged, Cards rout Reds

Aug. 30, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols tagged his major league record 450th different pitcher for a home run, connecting off Cincinnati left-hander Ross Detwiler on Monday night in a 13-4 rout of the Reds. Pujols hit his 694th home run overall. He had been tied...

Pujols hits grand slam, leads Wainwright, Cards over Rockies

Aug. 18, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols launched a pinch-hit grand slam and drove in five runs, Adam Wainwright pitched seven sharp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Colorado Rockies 13-0 Thursday for a three-game sweep. “We’re playing right now, I think the way that we...

Quintana wins in St. Louis debut, Cardinals sweep DH vs Cubs

Aug. 05, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Newly acquired José Quintana won in his debut with St. Louis, Tyler O’Neill and Nolan Arenado homered and the Cardinals beat Chicago 7-2, completing a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs on Thursday night. The Cardinals won the opener 4-3 as Lars Nootbaar hit a tying...

Wainwright, reunited with Molina, hurls Cards past Cubs 6-0

Aug. 03, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven spotless innings with longtime catcher Yadier Molina back behind the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Tuesday night. Paul Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis offense. Dylan...

Cruz HR keys outburst as Pirates beat Brewers 5-3, end skid

Aug. 02, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Oneil Cruz hit a three-run homer to spark a five-run sixth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, snapping a seven-game skid. Cruz hit a blast to dead center field off...

Cardinals acquire veteran lefty Quintana from Pirates

Aug. 02, 2022 07:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jose Quintana has parlayed his success in Pittsburgh into a job in St. Louis. The Pirates traded the veteran left-handed pitcher to the Cardinals on Monday night in exchange for reliever Johan Oviedo and corner infield prospect Malcolm Nunez. Pittsburgh also sent...