Who struck out Carlos Beltran in 2006?
In 2006, the Cardinals and Mets met in the NLCS, a series that would turn out to be an underrated classic. The Cardinals had been to the NLCS the past two years on the heels of 100-plus win seasons, but only won 83 games in 2006.
Who struck out Beltran?
It was Game 7 of the NLCS, and the Mets hoped to make their first World Series since 2000. Wainwright eliminated that possibility by striking Beltran out with a curveball and punching the Cardinals’ ticket.
Who won Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS?
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals over New York Mets (4-3)
Who closed out the 2006 World Series?
After the Cardinals were shut out by Detroit pitcher Kenny Rogers for eight innings in Game 2, St. Louis starter Chris Carpenter answered with eight innings of his own in a 5–0 Cardinals victory in Game 3.
How did the Cardinals get Adam Wainwright?
He was Baseball America’s top Braves prospect in 2003. In December of that year, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Wainwright with pitchers Jason Marquis and Ray King in a trade that sent outfielder J. D. Drew and utility player Eli Marrero to the Braves.
Who won Game 1 of the 2006 World Series?
|WP: Anthony Reyes (1–0) LP: Justin Verlander (0–1) Home runs: STL: Scott Rolen (1), Albert Pujols (1) DET: Craig Monroe (1) Boxscore|
What year did Dodgers play Mets in playoffs?
The 1988 National League Championship Series was played between the National League West champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the National League East champion New York Mets.
Did the Detroit Tigers go to the World Series in 2006?
The 2006 Detroit Tigers season was the team’s 106th season. They won the American League Pennant. They represented the AL in the World Series before falling to the St. Louis Cardinals 4 games to 1.
Did Derek Jeter ever win an MVP?
Derek Jeter will hardly be the first player inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame without a Most Valuable Player award to his name.
Who sang the national anthem at the 2006 World Series?
She left high school to work at Dollywood at 16. Now she’s singing the National Anthem in World Series Game 6. At 16, Carly Pearce left her Kentucky roots and high school to take a job at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.