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2011 World Series

Wild Night For Cards Pitcher In Game 4 Loss

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — For Edwin Jackson, the mound in Texas really was the wild, wild West. Jackson walked seven – the most in a World Serie...

Pujols, Cards Bats Go Silent In Game 4

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals followed up their greatest World Series performance with one of their meekest. Puj...

Holland's Opus: Derek Holland Pitches Rangers To Win In World Series Game 4

Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

By Ben Walker, Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark and the Texas Rangers in this World Series....

Holland's Opus Get Rangers Tied With Cardinals In World Series

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

What a performance by Derek Holland! With his Texas Rangers trailing two games to one in the World Series, the 25-year-old lefty took a two-hit shuto...

Cardinals vs Rangers LIVE UPDATE

Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

Although it certainly may have felt like it on Saturday night, Albert Pujols' historic three-homer performance in Game 3 of the World Series did not a...

Albert Pujols' Game 3 Performance Was One for the Ages

Danny Groner | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Pujols gave Reggie Jackson a run for the title of "Mr. October," and has sports commentators basking in the slugger's glory. Just how good was this performance?

If At First: Rangers Part-Time First Baseman Involved In Keys Plays

AP | By STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A wild throw home. A close play at the plate. The missed call at first base. Mike Napoli was in the middle of almost everything t...

Three's Company: Pujols Joins Reggie Jackson And Babe Ruth

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

-- Wow, what a night for Albert Pujols! He hit three home runs, joining Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson as the only players to hit three in a World Seri...

Rangers Fan Throws Ball At Cardinals Outfielder

Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

As the third game of the World Series went along it became clear that the Texas Rangers pitchers weren't throwing anything that was catching the Cardi...

Pujols Makes History With 3 Home Runs

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike Napoli took a mighty swing, tossed his bat aside and trotted around the bases. Fireworks exploded in the air, and Texas ...

LONG BALL

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark and the Texas Rangers in this World Series. In a title matchup that's getti...

Mea Kulpa: Umpire From St. Louis Makes Bad Call Favoring Cardinals

Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

According to his official bio at MLB.com, umpire Ron Kulpa graduated from Hazelwood Central High School in 1987. Hazelwood Central is located in Flori...

Blown Call By Umpire Leads To Four Runs For Cardinals

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

By The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas -- A missed call by first base umpire Ron Kulpa has helped the St. Louis Cardinals score four runs in the ...

WORLD SERIES GAME 3

Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

Time to play in Texas! The Rangers and Cardinals try to grab a World Series lead Saturday night in Game 3 at Rangers Ballpark. St. Louis manager Tony ...

Rangers Unlikely To Steal A Win From Cards' Lohse

AP | By JAIME ARON | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers aren't likely to swipe a win from Kyle Lohse at the World Series. Lohse is set to start Game 3 for the St. Loui...

Demi Lovato To Sing At World Series

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Demi Lovato will perform the national anthem at Game 5 of the World Series. Lovato will belt out the anthem on Monday....

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.21.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Did the NBA season end yesterday? It sure feels that way. There had been marathon talks with a federal mediator and then talks broke off with both sides pointing fingers.

Lone Star Statement: Rangers Comeback To Win Game 2

Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

Just when it looked like Allen Craig had parlayed a pair of pinch-hitting appearances into a stranglehold on the World Series MVP Award, the Texas Ran...

World Series Halts Worker Furloughs In St. Louis

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis employees will not have to take mandatory furloughs this year after all, thanks to the Cardinals' trip to the World Series. Th...

Kinsler, Andrus Spark Late-Inning Rally In Game 2

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Strolling behind the batting cage, Matt Holliday watched his St. Louis teammates hit away Friday and offered a simple tip. "...

Cardinals Bullpen Can't Hold Lead In Game 2

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Jason Motte stood in front of his locker in the quiet Cardinals clubhouse and said the same thing over and over: "I didn't do my job." T...

Jordan Schultz

Scenes From The World Series

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS: The pregame scene surrounding Busch Stadium feels more like a football game than baseball. By late afternoon, the October temperature in St...

Cardinals 2B Makes Bizarre Baserunning Play In Game 2

Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

It took nearly seven innings, but with a little help from second baseman Nick Punto, the St. Louis Cardinals finally got a rally going against Texas R...

Did Moves By Cardinals Manager Backfire In Game 2 Loss?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Jason Motte and the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen failed to hold on this time, allowing the Texas Rangers to tie the World Series at ...

Pujols Miscue Hurts Cardinals In Messy Ninth

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Jason Motte faltered for the first time in the postseason. Albert Pujols closed his glove on air. The St. Louis Cardinals couldn't ...