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Longest Team SB Droughts

On July 20th, Yadier Molina, the catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, stole a base. While uncommon, this is not noteworthy in and of itself. However, this particular stolen base ended a drought of 33 games without a steal for any of the Cardinals. A team with Ryan Theriot (28 SB in 2007), Albert Pujols (16 SB in 2009), Matt Holliday (28 SB in 2008), Lance Berkman (18 SB in 2008), Nick Punto (16 SB in 2008), and Colby Rasmus (12 SB in part-time in 2010) went over a month without a successful steal. They had been caught in each of their last 9 tries. Continue reading