Albert Pujols is back in the groove

Updated: September 10, 2012, 3:23 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It was a good night for Albert Pujols. The kind he and the Angels envisioned when he signed with them last December.

Facing Detroit ace Justin Verlander on Saturday, he went 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored in a 6-1 win that kept the Angels within striking distance in the American League wild-card race.

Afterward, Pujols walked from the showers to his locker, dressed and chatted with third baseman Alberto Callaspo for a few minutes, making himself ...

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