St. Louis Cardinals 3, Chicago Cubs 2 in 10 innings
Date: 6/5/2011 Album ID: 1262301
Photos by Chris Lee
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 3-2 as Albert Pujols hit his second consecutive walk-off home run in extra innings at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals players wait to congratulate Albert Pujols at home plate after Pujols hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.  It was Pujols' second consecutive walk-off home run.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Albert Pujols follows through on his swing after hitting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.  It was Pujols' second consecutive walk-off home run.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Albert Pujols waves to the fans as he emerges from the dugout for a postgame interview after hitting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter talks with pitching coach Dave Duncan during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Allen Craig drives in a run with a single in the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Albert Pujols scores on a single by Allen Craig in the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.  At left is Chicago pitcher Carlos Zambrano.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Albert Pujols hits a single in the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter pitches during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter pitches during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter wipes his face after walking Chicago pitcher Carlos Zambrano in the fifth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals pitcher Fernando Salas pitches in the tenth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Ryan Theriot extends his hitting streak to a major league-leading 19 games with a double that tied the game in the ninth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Yadier Molina hits a lead-off single in the ninth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.  Molina was pinch-run for but represented the game-tying run when Ryan Theriot hit a double later in the inning.
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June 5, 2011 -- Cardinals' Yadier Molina is congratulated as he is replaced by a pinch runner after hitting a lead-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.  The run later scored to tie the game on Ryan Theriot's double.
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