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Tag archive for ‘home runs’

The Cardinals Need More Baders and DeJongs This June

There is a consistent lack of home runs across the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system, with a pair of 2015 draftees powering the one club doing well.

Wong Strives to Out-Homer Grichuk

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong bets that he can hit more home runs than teammate Randal Grichuk.

Cardinals Long Ball Heroics in Historic Context

How the St. Louis Cardinals’ single-game home run prowess in 2016 stacks up in team history.

How does Matt Adams’ Wednesday blast stack up?

Matt Adams’ Wednesday home run was the longest of the season hit at Busch Stadium.

Cardinals may soon have first-ever five 20-home run hitters

The St. Louis Cardinals have three hitters with 20 or more home runs and two more with 19. We look at how that distribution stacks up in team history.

Pujols’ historic 36-36

Albert Pujols already has more 36 doubles-36 home run seasons than anyone in MLB history.

Pujols joins a more elite list than 400 homers

Albert Pujols hit his 33rd home run of the season Monday night. How does that stack up in the history books?

DeRosa: One is the loneliest number

90 percent of Mark DeRosa’s home runs with the St. Louis Cardinals have come with the bases empty.

DeRosa: Long balls at a record pace

New Cardinals third baseman Mark DeRosa has eight home runs in his first 22 games with the team

Pujols’ 2009 multi-homer games approach Big Mac land

With two more multiple home run games, Albert Pujols would tie Mark McGwire for the most in a Cardinals season

Pujols’ Friday Rarity

Among Albert Pujols’ feats against Chicago on Friday were a home run and one of the rarest offensive plays, a triple.