• Pujols' 2-run double sends Angels past Astros

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Apr 14, 2013
    – Albert Pujols ended the Astros’ night. Hamilton hit his first home run for the Angels and Pujols hit a two-run double off Jose Veras with two outs in the ninth inning, helping Los Angeles beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. The liner ended the Astros’ three-game winning streak and provided the Angels with their first win in six games. Richards, who allowed four runs on three hits in 6 1/3 innings, was the first Angels starter to pitch into the seventh inning this season. The seven-year veteran's longest homer drought from the start of a season is 13 games and 46 at-bats in 2010 the same year he was voted AL MVP after winning the AL batting title with a .359 average, hitting 32 homers and driving in 100 runs.– The story was too perfect.
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    • First pitch: Day after Pujols’ walk-off, Astros try to win series against Angels

      ANAHEIM, Calif. - Despite Albert Pujols’ game-winning walk-off double Saturday, the Astros still have a chance to win an American League West division road series against the Los Angeles Angels. The final contest of a three-game series is scheduled fo
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    • Extra inning: Astros watch another win over Angels suddenly erased by Pujols’ swing

      ANAHEIM, Calif. — The story was too perfect. The rebuilding Astros taking an American League West road series from the big-money Los Angeles Angels in just two games, with the Sunday finale simply a contest the Astros could pocket. // For seven innings
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    • Pujols' walk-off double completes comeback victory

      Down to their final out, the Angels rallied for two runs in the ninth and came back to beat the Astros, 5-4, on Saturday on Albert Pujols' walk-off two-run double, snapping their losing streak at five games.
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    • Pujols comes through in 9th as Anglels walk off on Astros

      ANAHEIM, Calif. — Albert Pujols ended the Astros’ night. With the surging Astros up 4-3 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning and in control all evening, Pujols lined a shot down the left-field line off closer Jose Veras for a game-winning two-R
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  • Astros making progress despite 4-8 mark

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Astros aren’t the team that destroyed Seattle 16-9 on Tuesday. The Astros also aren’t the club that was nearly no-hit by Yu Darvish and shut out 11-0 by Texas in the final two games of the season-opening series at Minute Maid P
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    • Astros drop series finale as Angels’ big bats come alive

      Box score ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Astros came within one out of winning a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. But Albert Pujols’’ walk-off double evened the battle Saturday and Los Angeles finished off the Astros on Sunday via a 4-1 victo
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  • Monday scattershots: Tommy John, Wallace and ranking Astros’ Top 10 starters

    Scattershots while wondering whatever happened to Los Caballitos, Carlos Lee’s followers. They say you can never have enough pitching. Whoever “they” are certainly got it right regarding the Astros in the early going of 2013. At one point, 10 pitche
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  • Halos top Astros, win first series of the year

    Mike Trout hit his first homer of the season as the Angels beat the Astros, 4-1, on Sunday at Angel Stadium to win their first series of the year.
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