Albert Pujols homers twice for throwback efficiency in key Cardinals win

St. Louis’ Albert Pujols turned again the clock Sunday.

The 42-year-old hit two house runs and drove in 4 runs because the DH to assist elevate the Cardinals over the Brewers, 6-3. 

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Profitable on Sunday was essential for Pujols, who’s within the midst of his retirement tour after over 20 seasons within the majors, and St. Louis.

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With the victory, the Cardinals retain their first-place spot within the NL Central, albeit simply 1.5 video games forward of Milwaukee.

Albert Pujols returned to St. Louis for his final season after spending a decade in Los Angeles with both the Angels and Dodgers.
Albert Pujols returned to St. Louis for his last season after spending a decade in Los Angeles with each the Angels and Dodgers.
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Sunday’s dingers elevated Pujols’ season house run whole to 10, and moved his profession homer whole to 687 — now simply 9 shy of Alex Rodriguez for fourth on the all-time listing.

The three-time MVP winner returned to St. Louis for his last season after spending a decade in Los Angeles with each the Angels and Dodgers.

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