Albert Pujols has found his stride and has raised his average to .270 on the season thanks to a four hit night on Thursday. -(Photo credit: BaseballBacks)
Albert Pujols is a long way removed from the horrid start to his first season as a member of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
After a disasterous start that saw Pujols hit just .217 with no home runs in the month of April, suddenly Pujols is hitting .270 thanks to a four for five performance in an Angels 9-7 win over Colby Rasmus and the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
Two of Pujols's hits were doubles. The slugger still has just 12 home runs on the season, but has knocked in 46 RBI's, has raised his OPS to .793, and is in the top ten in the American League with 20 doubles.
While the numbers are still well below the pace he set in each of his eleven seasons as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, Pujols has found his form and is a force in the suddenly potent Angels lineup.
While Pujols has not been the MV...