Albert Pujols hits 3 HR to lead rout of Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Albert Pujols joined Babe Ruth and

Reggie Jackson as the only players to hit three home runs in a

World Series game, tying records with five hits and six RBIs that

led the Cardinals to a 16-7 rout of the Texas Rangers on Saturday

night that gave St. Louis a 2-1 Series lead.

In Game 4 on Sunday night, Derek Holland pitches for the Rangers

and Edwin Jackson starts for the Cardinals. Thirty-six of 54 teams

that won Game 3 to take a 2-1 Series lead have gone on to the

title, including 10 of the last 11.