Ryan Theriot

November 30, 2010: Ryan Theriot is traded to St. Louis and angers his former teammates in Chicago

It didn’t take Ryan Theriot long to ruffle feathers with his former Cubs teammates after the Cardinals traded for him ahead of the 2011 season. On November 30, 2010, the Cardinals dealt right-handed relief pitcher Blake Hawksworth to obtain Theriot from the Dodgers. The 30-year-old Theriot was due for arbitration in 2011, so at the …

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June 4-5, 2011: Albert Pujols hits back-to-back walk-off home runs against the Cubs

Heading into the Cardinals’ three-game, early-June series against the Chicago Cubs, Albert Pujols was experiencing a power outage. By the time the Cardinals left Busch Stadium with three victories – including back-to-back walk-off home runs – he had reminded everyone once again why Tony La Russa considered Pujols to be the greatest player he had …

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