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MLB: Pittsburgh 12, St. Louis 4

PITTSBURGH, April 18 (UPI) -- Jason Bay hit a three-run home run in the first inning Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates posted a 12-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB: St. Louis 2, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, April 17 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols tied a major league record with his fourth home run in as many at-bats Monday to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Cincinnati 3

ST. LOUIS, April 15 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols hit his fifth home run of the season Saturday to help St. Louis beat the Cincinnati Reds, 9-3.

MLB: St. Louis 8, Milwaukee 3

ST. LOUIS, April 13 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis held Milwaukee to three runs and seven hits in six innings Wednesday night as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 8-3.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 4

ST. LOUIS, April 10 (UPI) -- Mark Mulder pitched eight-plus innings and hit a two-run homer Monday to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

MLB: Chi. Cubs 8, St. Louis 4

CHICAGO, April 10 (UPI) -- Michael Barrett hit a grand slam homer in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday night as the Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis, 8-4.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, April 6 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols and Scott Rolen each had two hits and an RBI Thursday as St. Louis topped the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, April 5 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols hit his third home run in two games Wednesday night to help St. Louis beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3.

MLB: St. Louis 13, Philadelphia 5

PHILADELPHIA, April 3 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols had two home runs and four RBI on Monday when the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Philadelphia Phillies, 13-5.

Cardinals Pujols wins NL MVP award

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols has been voted the National League's Most Valuable Player.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Houston 4

HOUSTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth Monday to give St. Louis a 5-4 win over Houston in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series.

MLB: Pujols' blast keeps Cardinals alive

HOUSTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols' three-run homer in the top of the ninth lifted St. Louis over Houston, 5-4, in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.

MLB: Houston 2, St. Louis 1

HOUSTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Morgan Ensberg hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly Sunday as Houston beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1 in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series.

MLB: Houston 4, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Chris Burke had two hits and knocked in a run Thursday night as Houston beat St. Louis, 4-1, in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Houston 3

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Reggie Sanders hit a two-run homer Wednesday night to help St. Louis beat Houston, 5-3, in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series.
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Albert Pujols
St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols looks into the dugout as he trots towards first base after hitting a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 11, 2009. Pujols hit a grand slam home run in his previous at bat in the 11-2 win over Houston. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980), better known as Albert Pujols (Spanish pronunciation: ), is a Dominican professional baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. Currently a first baseman, Pujols is considered one of the top players in Major League Baseball, and was the most feared hitter in baseball in 2008, according to a poll of all 30 MLB managers.

He won the National League Rookie of the Year award in 2001, and has since been selected as an All-Star nine times, and has won the National League Most Valuable Player Award three times. He has also twice won the National League Hank Aaron Award, and has a World Series ring from the Cardinals 2006 title.

At the end of the 2010 season, he led all active players in batting average (.331), slugging percentage (.624), and on-base percentage (.426), and ranked among the Top 40 leading home run hitters in Major League Baseball history. He was selected by ESPN.com as the greatest player of the decade from 2000–09. He stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), weighs 230 pounds (100 kg), bats and throws right-handed.

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