Pujols reaches 100 RBIs for 13th time, Angels beat Jays 6-3
Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols hits an RBI double against the Toronto Blue Jays during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Toronto. The Angels won 8-2. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
TORONTO (AP) Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark for the 13th time, the fifth player in history to achieve the feat, Mike Trout had three hits and drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Thursday night.
Jered Weaver pitched 5 2-3 innings to snap a three-start losing streak as the Angels won consecutive games for the first time since Aug. 2-3 and prevented J.A. Happ from becoming the first 18-game winner in the majors.
After winning 11 straight decisions, Happ (17-4) suffered his first lost since June 10 at Detroit. He allowed four runs and six hits in five innings.
Article continues below ...
One day after his 584th home run moved him past Mark McGwire into sole possession of 10th place on the all-time list, Pujols joined Jimmie Foxx, Lou Gehrig, Alex Rodriguez and Babe Ruth as the only players to collect 100 or more RBIs in 13 seasons.