Pujols making a trip home to St Louis

ALBERT PUJOLS will be making a return to St. Louis when the Angels open a series against the Cards Friday.

The rock slipped back down the mountain a bit on Thursday when the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Toronto Blue Jays.

On Friday (today) the Los Angeles Angels will try to again creep over .500 when they open a series in St. Louis against the Cardinals.

It took much of the month of June to get the Angel record up to break-even, and one game over. But that all paused on Thursday.

Today Griffin Canning (2-3) will get the start for the Halos, who lost 7-5 to the Toronto Blue Jays in 10 innings. The trip to St. Louis will be a homecoming for Albert Pujols, who started his All-Star career with the Cards. He played 11 seasons with the Redbirds before jumping to the Angels in 2012.

Thursday’s loss snapped a three-game Angel winning streak, and kept the team from winning all seven games scheduled against the Canadian team. It dropped the Angel record to 38-38, still in fourth place in the American League West.

The game was deadlocked until the 10th inning when Billy McKinney hit a two-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the inning.

Against the Cardinals (38-36) the Angels will play a three-game series that concludes on Sunday.  After a day off on Monday, they will open a series against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.


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