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Albert Pujols' two-run homer in the eighth inning lifts Angels to 5-4 win over Pirates

Albert Pujols' two-run homer in the eighth inning lifts Angels to 5-4 win over Pirates

The ballparks of the National League Central Division represent ready-made reminders of how great Albert Pujols was at one time. Even now, he holds home run records in most of them; only one current Pittsburgh Pirate has hit more home runs at PNC Park than Pujols, and Pujols hadn’t played here in five years before the weekend.

He was still a St. Louis Cardinal then, still baseball’s most formidable hitter. In Sunday’s series finale, he hammered home a new time capsule when he launched the game-winning homer in the Angels' 5-4 comeback victory.

But the dramatic fashion in which the win was finalized one inning later provided a reminder of what he is today: a...

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