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Erick Aybar

Pujols blasts 3 HRs as Angels beat Sox 11-1, 7-3 in DHer

Although Albert Pujols doesn't much care for celebrations outside of October, he smiled and stood still when Mike Trout and Erick Aybar ran up and doused him with two postgame buckets of ice and liquid. After a landmark night even by this prolific power hitter's standards, Pujols wanted to soak it in — and soak in it — for just a moment. Pujols hit three homers while the Angels swept a doubleheader from the Boston Red Sox on Monday, connecting twice and seizing the overall major league lead from Trout during Los Angeles' 7-3 victory in the nightcap. Pujols homered in both games of a doubleheader for the first time in his career. He caught and passed Mike Schmidt...