Originally written May 31, 2012 on Crown Crazed:
Turn away Cardinals fans, the old Pujols is back!The Angels fell just short of their ninth straight win, and a series sweep of the Yankees, on Wednesday night as Pujols went 2 for 4 with a pair of singles. This came on the heels of the team's longest winning streak of the season. After the nine game stretch, the Los Angeles Angels are now an even 26-26, including an 18-11 record to close out May.Much of the Angels' success can be accredited to the great performance Albert Pujols. After a forty game slump, the slugger appears to be back in regular form. Over his last ten games he has hit .375 with 5 home runs and 15 RBIs.But, of course, the stats are everywhere and I'm sure you've been hearing about Pujols' breakout on ESPN for the past week. So what does this mean for Pujols and the Angels this season?While many critics were saying that Pujols is aging or headed on a downward spiral after his rough start to the season, his performance in May has shown them otherw...

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