Tonight, we saw Albert Pujols be a bad, bad dude. But in a good way. For most of the game, things were influx, with leads changing and both teams doing their best to annoy the hell out of the other. The three homers hit in the seventh inning, by Johnny Giavotella, Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout, where all fine and dandy. In fact, those put the Angels up big, 6-2 to be exact.
But it was short lived, because Mike Morin and Fernando Salas had to douse all our excitement with a stadium-sized wet blanket. But fear not, because we were about to witness a bomb that would give the Angels the lead, and the eventual win. It was a homer that seemed to suck all of the noise, excluding the jubilant Halos dugout, from Safeco Field, then doing a bat flip that rivals anything we've seen in the #MakeBaseballFun era.
First, here's the shot by Pujols as it happened, when Seattle was turned into a ghost town that would make the Specials proud.
That is art masquerading as physical, athletic achievement. But this was just a beautiful still life or portrait. This right here, this is the freakin' Sistine Chapel:
El Hombre swagger pic.twitter.com/WglEQNZisn— Halos Heaven (@halosheaven) May 15, 2016