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Albert Pujols leads Angels to 12-5 win over the Boston Red Sox
Albert Pujols leads Angels to 12-5 win over the Boston Red Sox

AT THE PLATE: The bruised left hand that caused Albert Pujols to miss Thursday night's game in Toronto is better. The first baseman lined a solo homer to left-center field, his eighth of the season and 528th of his career, in the fourth inning, and blooped a double to right and scored in the eighth. Mike Trout had three hits, and Matt Joyce, who entered with a .150 average, reached base four times with a double, a single, a walk and a hit by pitch, raising his average to .164. Chris Iannetta, who hit a three-run homer in the fifth, is batting .429 (nine for 21) in his last six games, raising his average from .091 to .172. The Angels had 12 hits and seven walks. "Our offense is...

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