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Pujols' gets walk-off winner against Padres; Angels win 4-3
Pujols' gets walk-off winner against Padres; Angels win 4-3

KEY MOMENT: With two on and two out in the ninth inning, the Padres walked Mike Trout intentionally, loading the bases for Albert Pujols. Although Pujols was batting .224 overall and .152 with runners in scoring position, Pujols slapped the second pitch from closer Craig Kimbrel into left field to give the Angels a 4-3 victory. The walk-off hit was the 18th of Pujols' career, second among active players to David Ortiz, who has 19. AT THE PLATE: Matt Joyce, still trying to establish himself as the Angels' left fielder, doubled and scored their first run and singled home their second run. Joyce has five hits in the last 12 at-bats, lifting his batting average from .150 to .176. The...

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