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Pujols singles in 7th inning to break up Snell's no-hit bid

Sep. 21, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals grounded a single to right field with two outs in the seventh inning to break up a no-hit bid by Blake Snell of the San Diego Padres. The Padres led 1-0 at Petco Park on Wednesday night. The left-handed Snell...

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....

Reds shut down Cardinals and Albert Pujols in 3-0 win

Sep. 18, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stuart Fairchild homered and Luis Cessa tossed five shutout innings as the Cincinnati Reds shut down Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Sunday. The 42-year-old Pujols, who entered the game with 698 home runs, went 0 for 4. He received a lengthy...

Molina homers, Pujols goes hitless as Cards sweep Reds

Sep. 17, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a two-run drive while Albert Pujols went hitless in his quest for 700 homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals swept a doubleheader from the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 and 1-0 in 11 innings on Saturday. Pujols started at first base in the opener and hit...

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...

Reds snap six-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 3-2

Sep. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nick Senzel and Aristides Aquino hit solo home runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak in the opener of a five-game series. The loss cut the Cardinals' lead in the National League Central to 7...

Brewers pitcher Bush injured in 1st, exits vs Cardinals

Sep. 13, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers opener Matt Bush exited after recording just one out against St. Louis because of right groin discomfort Monday night. Bush, who was starting a bullpen game for the Brewers with three starters already on the injured list, made just 15 pitches...

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...

Cruz home run short of cycle, Pirates beat Cardinals 8-2

Sep. 09, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oneil Cruz finished a home run short of the cycle, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat St. Louis 8-2 on Friday night to keep the Cardinals from stretching their lead atop the NL Central. Cruz had a two-run triple, a double and an RBI single to extend his hitting...