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Albert Pujols breaks Barry Bonds MLB record with Homer of St. Louis native Ross Dettweiler | Derek Gold: Birdland

Cincinnati – The pitch that Albert Pujols hit to set a new major league record came from the hand of a St. Louis kid who was in high school when it all started. Reds left-winger Ross Dettwiler, a freshman at Wentzville Holt High when the Pujols made their major league debut, delivered a 0-2 fastball …

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Benfried: MLB umpires, you’re out. It’s time for the auto hit zone. | Ben Fredrickson

I feel bad for the good stuff. Automated strike zones called bots won’t be coming to the major leagues next season, but the trend is along lower tiers, and big change could come as early as 2024. Unfortunately for the good MLB referees – yes, they are – there are still plenty of reminders of …

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Homer Albert Pujols lifts the Cardinals to Jordan Montgomery to win a one-hitter match against the Cubs | St. Louis Cardinals

CHICAGO – The significance of the home race in history was evident when no one at Wrigley Field’s bleached critter dared follow tradition and throw baseball back into the field. Homer’s importance up to this point was evident on the scoreboard. Albert Pujols led the seventh game with Homer’s solo and gave Cardinals Jordan Montgomery …

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