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Cardinals-Cubs: Pujols Leads St. Louis Past Chicago With Speed

Published by on April 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Albert Pujols has accomplished much already in his career. Last night, he added yet another accolade to that long list.

For the first time in his career, he stole a base in his third consecutive game. That base, coupled with a 2-for-4 performance at the plate, helped the Cardinals sneak past the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Friday.

He's long been regarded as "aggressive" on the base paths. Sometimes that results in great, heads-up ball playing but other times it results in being greedy and getting caught on the basepaths.

It's a fine line, especially when you're a six-foot-three-inch, 230-pound first baseman.

However, all-star slugger and fellow teammate Ryan Ludwick knows just how great of a "speed d...

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