When Albert Arrived (Ep. 80)

The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann banter about college baseball (01:00), Reds reliever Michael Lorenzen's two-way opportunity (02:00), Jon Lester's triumphant pickoff throw (03:30), and Albert Pujols's 600th career homer (08:15). They then bring on longtime Cardinals executive John Vuch to talk about Pujols's origin story as a 13th-round draft pick (11:00), his rapid ascent to the majors (25:00), and his St. Louis peak (30:00).

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