In the wake of the performance of file establishment of Albert Pujols, the St. Louis Cardinals a try to move in a world title tonight when they play 4 game of the world series against the Rangers of Texas at Rangers Ballpark.
Pujols joined Babe Ruth (1926, 1928) and Reggie Jackson (1977): the only players to hit the three home runs in a game of World Series Saturday, as the Cardinals grabbed the lead 16-7 rout.
“There are a few times in this canoe around the middle of the game that someone kept saying, it is a day he forget ever, and the type of what he does,” said Cardinal Manager Tony La Russa. “This that he has, five hits, three home runs. And against this club, he did y what step we had no need of production. It is the latest example of great how it is. You saw it tonight. »
Pujols hit a three-run Homère off Alexi Ogando in the sixth round and a shot of two off the coast of Mike Gonzalez in the seventh. With two out in the ninth, Pujols then took a fastball from Darren Oliver the wall in left field.
“All you try and is just put a good swing,” Pujols said the final Homère. “Don’t try to expand the area of the strike and to hope that the barrel of the bat, catch the ball and may go out of the Park.” “” “But I was not thinking about it.”
The five and six RBI by Pujols hits also matched a record in the world series.
“I felt that I have passed on the good bat in recent games and…”.This is the way of baseball, “a. a said Pujols “This is what it is, and you must ensure that you get frustrated and just make sure you that you bounce back the next day, as this it takes whatever our ballclub to win.”. It is obvious that it is a blessing to be able to do so today. »
Earlier, Pujols became the first player in the history of the world series in four straight sleeves successfully. He had no success in the first two games, and it was his error in the ninth round of the game 2 helped the Rangers rally for two runs down.
The Cardinals has marked 15 tracks between the fourth and ninth sleeves to take a 2-1 lead in the series-of-seven.
Yadier Molina led to four runs for the Cardinals. Allen Craig, the second of the pulp of the night, hit a ground of Matt Harrison over the wall in left field.
A blown call opened the door for the Cardinals in the fourth round. Rangers should have lit a double game in what was a 1-0 game, but Ron Kulpa, an Aboriginal, St. Louis held Matt Holliday safe a poor call despite first goal player Mike Napoli clearly applying the tag in time.
St. Louis scored four times in the fourth, three in the four fifth, in the sixth and twice in the seventh to become the first team in history with four handles multi-run straight fall classic.
Michael Young and Nelson Cruz hit the fourth for Texas, which got four hits and an RBI for Adrian Beltre. The Rangers were in 8-6 after only five, but Pujols crushed a Homère 423 – foot offshore from the face of the second bridge on the left the following channel.
“It is a child very and person view worse than Ogando when he is not doing the work,” Manager of Rangers Ron Washington said. “But it’s our job to ensure that confidence is not declining.” We have his back and he was shot to Albert and he did not miss. “After it, it just could not command baseball.”
Tonight the Cardinals will turn to righty Edwin Jackson, which lasted two sleeves of his last departure is 1-0 this postseason with a 5.84 ERA. Jackson was crude by the Milwaukee Brewers in game 6 of the NLCS, as he allowed four races and four hits – three home runs – in only two frames. Maps, but then to win the game and won all three of his starts this postseason.
“He went over there and he tried to be perfect,” La Russa said the last departure of Jackson. “I think it’s a good experience for him, and it will benefit [in game 4] cause of it.”.
With a Texas taxed preference should effort from lefty Derek Holland tonight. Holland, who tied the AL lead with four shutouts during the regular season, won the 16-game for the Rangers this year, but has launched with a 5.27 ERA in four playoff. But, as Jackson, the Rangers have won every game it appeared.
Holland made two relief appearances in classic fall last year and walked three hitters all registered in game 2 against San Francisco, and then launched a channel without the purpose of the frozen