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Albert Pujols homer helps Angels outlast Red Sox, 5-4, in 19 innings
Albert Pujols homer helps Angels outlast Red Sox, 5-4, in 19 innings

The Angels and Boston Red Sox played 19 innings over 6 hours and 31 minutes in a game that started Saturday night and bled into Sunday morning, the second-longest game in terms of time in Angels history and one inning shy of franchise-record 20-inning games in 1971 and 1982. So, what was another minute and half to them? That was how long the Angels had to wait to celebrate -- in earnest-- Albert Pujols’ leadoff home run in the bottom of the 19th inning, a shot that bounced off the top of the right-center field wall and went nearly straight up before landing on the warning track and was confirmed by video review. “It was a little different not being able to storm Pujols...

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