Allen Craig minor league stolen bases: 14 (in 517 games)
Allen Craig stolen bases major league stolen bases: 5 (119 games)
Allen Craig post-season stolen base attempts before tonight: 0
Allen Craig stolen base attempts tonight: 2
Years since a player was thrown out stealing twice in one World Series game: 56
Times Albert Pujols was batting when Allen Craig was thrown out: 2
Number of home runs Albert Pujols hit two nights ago: 3
Chance that Allen Craig scores from second base on a home run: 100%
Chance that Allen Craig scores from first base on a home run: 100%
Number of times Tony La Russa has changed relievers to get the platoon advantage: 287,000 (approximation)
Increase in Mike Napoli’s OPS vs. left-handed pitchers: 113 points
Number of St. Louis pitchers in the eighth inning: 4
Number of working phones in the St. Louis bullpen: 0
Likelihood that a person would confuse the names “Motte” and “Lynn” over the phone: 2%
It’s not like they have a fire pit where there’s a lion that jumps out and eats the outfielders. They don’t have that.
But it would be pretty awesome if they did have that. Just sayin’.