Benjamin Hochman: What tying Mays in homers means to Pujols — and means about Pujols

In recent summers, word would sift over from California late at night — as St. Louisans headed for bed, and the Angels headed into the fifth against the Mariners — that Albert Pujols tied this guy or that guy on this list or that list.When it happened, it marked another moment of recognition for his storied career of long drives and longevity.But it has happened a lot — and the extraordinary sometimes felt ordinary because it’s expected. Of course he tied Craig Biggio in doubles. Makes sense that he’ll catch Robin Yount in games played.This one felt different. On Sunday, the former Cardinals A…

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