Albert Pujols hit a grand slam to highlight an eight-run seventh inning and drove in five runs, and the Angels rallied from five runs down to beat the Oakland Athletics 12-7 on Friday night.
Two nights after passing Mickey Mantle for 16th place on the all-time home run list, Pujols hit the 538th of his career and raised his RBI total to 1,636 — tying Ernie Banks for 29th place on that list.
Albert Pujols reached another milestone and helped the Los Angeles Angels end a skid.
All of the homers came off Shane Greene (4-4), who had given up only three in his first 59 innings this season combined.
Detroit has scored just six runs in its last five games while losing five of seven overall.
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols left Wednesday’s game against the Blue Jays in the fifth, one inning after he was hit on the left hand by a pitch from Blue Jays starter Drew Hutchison.
Weaver finished in style, retiring the heart of Houston’s order in the ninth.
C.J. Cron hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the sixth inning, leading the Los Angeles Angels’ rally to their third straight victory, 4-1 over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
Albert Pujols hit his 521st home run to move into 18th place on baseball’s career list and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday.
Albert Pujols hit a grand slam and Andrew Heaney pitched 5 1-3 hitless innings in his last outing of the spring for the Los Angeles Angels, a 6-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Albert Pujols homered and Mike Trout hit an RBI triple, but the Texas Rangers tagged Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street for six runs Tuesday in a 15-8 victory.
Albert Pujols hit his first home run this spring and the L.A. Angels tied the L.A. Dodgers 7-7 on Thursday.
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A’s to three games.