Milwaukee Brewers defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 9-7

St. Louis — It was an unpredictable, not to mention disappointing, season for the Milwaukee Brewers, but who could have imagined it ending with John Axford retiring Albert Pujols?

"He started the year in (Class) A ball," said Trevor Hoffman, who set the stage Sunday for Axford's first major-league save by blowing only his fourth all year. "He finishes the year by getting Albert Pujols. I don't think he could have envisioned that."

It was a wild and crazy ending for t...