The Albert Pujols Schadenfreude Post

To understand the magnitude of Albert Pujols's six-week slump to start the 2012 season (and I'm not going to lie, calling it a "slump" feels like a VERY lazy understatement), you have to remember the starting point from whence he came when he signed with the Los Angeles Angels this off-season.

That starting point came a couple short months after the end point of his career as a St. Louis Cardinal, which culminated with a second world championship last October. As if Astro fans needed a reminder of the specifics of the Albert Pujols Experience in St. Louis, consider the following:

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Sean Pendergast is a contributing freelance writer who covers Houston area sports daily in the News section, with periodic columns and features, as well. He also hosts afternoon drive on SportsRadio 610, as well as the post game show for the Houston Texans.
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