Cy Williams, an outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies was the quickest player to hit 18 home runs in a season when it took him 34 games in 1923. Albert Pujols is only one behind the pace as he hit his 18th in his 35th game. Juan Encarnacion also homered in the game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Wednesday.
Jeff Suppan got the win, his 4th of the year, with 5 innings of solid work, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits. He struck out 7. Jason Isringhausen worked the 9th to get his 10th save of the year. Byung-Hyun Kim took the loss by allowing 7 runs in 4.2 IP.
Wed 05/10/06, 7:36 pm EST