Josh Hamilton’s California house is for sale

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Normally I headline these things “wanna buy [player’s] house?” This time it’s somewhat newsworthy, however, as Josh Hamilton’s Orange County, California house is for sale. Newport Beach, to be precise. The pictures and details can be seen here. I’d almost say that it’s a nice place for a Real Housewife.

The Angels are, quite apparently, keeping Hamilton away from the team. Indeed, team owner Arte Moreno, when asked on April 10 if Hamilton would ever play for the Angels again, said “I will not say that.”

With this listing, perhaps Hamilton is saying so himself.

Angels’ Pujols passes Mays for 5th on homer list with No. 661

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols passed Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list, hitting No. 661 on Friday night against Texas.

The 40-year-old Pujols connected for a solo homer with two outs in the fifth inning. He sent Wes Benjamin‘s fastball on a 1-2 count over the wall in left field.

Pujols has hit five homers this season. He tied Mays last Sunday at Colorado.

It is only Pujols’ second home run since Aug. 4. He now trails only Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714) and Alex Rodriguez (696).

Pujols has one more season left on his contract with the Angels after this year.

Benjamin was the 428th different pitcher Pujols homered against in his career. Only Bonds has homered against more pitchers (449).