The reasons to watch the St. Louis Cardinals limp to the finish line are few and far between. The team has won just 13 of 38 games since August 14 — only a few days removed from the “big” sweep of the Cincinnati Reds. Losing at the rate is never pretty and it’s never fun to watch, especially considering the expectations for this club. Yet, Cardinals fans and baseball fans in general are still watching.
In his tenth season in the majors, Pujols has already carved out a place in baseball’s rich history. He is already worthy of mention alongside the Ruths and Aarons and Mays’ of the game. He’s that great and with time, his achievements will only be greater. One day, he will be the