Albert Pujols’ six RBI against Kansas City in St. Louis’ interleague game on Sunday tied the Cardinals team high for RBI in an interleague series contest:
Pujols extended his team lead in games with five RBI or more over the last 55 years to 13.
Cardinals five-RBI games (1954-2009):
Over his career, Pujols has 28 multi-home run games. 19 of them were on consecutive plate appearances and 22 were on consecutive at-bats.
Before Pujols’ feats this past weekend, the only other Cardinal with multiple RBI games in all three games of an interleague series was Edgar Renteria on June 3-5, 2003 against Toronto in St. Louis.
The only player other than Khalil Greene to hit a home run in all three games of an interleague series was Pujols on May 19-21, 2006, also in Kansas City.
Home runs by Cardinals designated hitters (single game):
|Jim Edmonds||6/12/2003||@BOS||2-1 after moving to LF|
Cardinals career DH home run totals:
Thanks to Tom Orf for gathering the above stats.