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Since you follow the St Louis Cardinals, you know they are hosting the San Diego Padres this week.  If you read this site with any regularity you know I blog about the San Diego Padres in my spare time.  So naturally this post will be about last night’s 4-3 win over those Padres, right? Nope.  Today’s post is about Albert Pujols.  Why?  Because I had the opportunity to watch him hit in person last Sunday. Petco Park has a well deserved reputation as a pitcher’s park.  Even Pujols has trouble driving the ball there.  Petco is one of only 4 NL ballparks in which Pujols has a career OPS of less than .900, and of the other three only AT&T Park is still in use.  Even so, Pujols has 7 career home runs against the Padres and has homered at least once in every series since 2008.  Yeah, he’s struggled mightily this season, but I knew – KNEW – he was hitting one out this weekend. He came close on Saturday night, but didn’t homer against these Padres.  Pujols went 2-for-12 in the series, wit
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