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Albert Pujols reaches milestones, helps Angels beat Twins, 8-5
Albert Pujols reaches milestones, helps Angels beat Twins, 8-5

MINNEAPOLIS — Only 70 players in major league history have scored at least 1,500 runs, and 98 players have amassed 2,500 hits or more. Albert Pujols achieved both of those career milestones on one memorable Saturday night in Target Field. The Angels first baseman's 1,500th run came in the third inning, when he hit a towering home run to left field, his 517th. His 2,500th hit had far more significance. It came in the ninth inning, when Pujols laced a tiebreaking two-run double into the left-field corner to push the Angels to an 8-5 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Twins and help them maintain a six-game lead over Oakland in the American League West. "It was...

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