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What's the Matter with Albert Pujols?

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It was a beautiful thing.

Sunday afternoon, Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run.

It would have been meaningless -- it came in the bottom of the ninth inning, and turned an 8-1 game into an 8-4 game -- except it was Stanton's first home run of the season.

Before, Stanton was in a large group of homer-less players that included Gordon Beckham, Juan Pierre, and teammate Emilio Bonifacio. After, Stanton was in a large group of one-homer players that includes James Loney, Ryan Zimmerman, and Chone Figgins.

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