5 Things: Stanton Hits No. 50 While Going For 62 In '17The real excitement of a home-run record chase may never been the same again, but that hasn't kept MLB fans from following Giancarlo Stanton. The 27-year-old slugger hit his 50th HR last week and publicly has announced his goal to hit 62 dingers this season.
Pujols Hits 2-Run HR In 9th To Give Angels 8-6 Win Over A'sAlbert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels an 8-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
5 Things: Midwest And West Coast Baseball Is Where It's AtWith just one week to go before the 2016 Midsummer Classic, the Major League Baseball action just gets better and better. Last week, we saw history from a Chicago Cubs third baseman, while the Oakland Athletics demonstrated they're still the dominant Bay Area baseball franchise. Teams in Cleveland and Detroit put together big win streaks, while a San Diego Padres outfielder became a one-man show—and the Los Angeles Angels scored three touchdowns in Fenway Park.
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Pujols' 538th HR helps Wilson, Angels Beat A's 1-0Albert Pujols homered in the first inning and C.J. Wilson pitched seven innings of two-hit ball as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 Saturday night.
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Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
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