Other teams have asked the Cardinals about Albert Pujols in the past to let St. Louis know if it ever thought about dealing the perennial MVP candidate, the inquiring team's interest was established.
According to sources, a idea has been kicked around within the Philadelphia Phillies' organization: Philadelphia has had internal discussions about proposing a swap of slugger Ryan Howard for St. Louis Cardinals superstar Albert Pujols.
Roy Oswalt was at the top of his game in silencing the Cardinals, sending the Astros to their first World Series.
Brad Lidge went from being among the Astros' heroes to the goat with one devastating swing of the bat by Albert Pujols.
A look at Thursday's top matchups and the good, the bad and the ugly from Wednesday.