Minnesota Twins defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1

ST. LOUIS - Runner on second in the ninth.

Albert Pujols, THE ALBERT PUJOLS, is the tying run at the plate.

What do you do?

"People didn't come here to see us intentionally walk Albert Pujols,'' Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "They came to see him hit. And our best pitcher pitch to him.''

And Twins closer Joe Nathan went after Pujols, in his house, and won.

Nathan struck out Pujols with a slider then retired the next two batters to wrap up a 3-1 win at B...