Albert Pujols drove in three runs, and Dillon Peters pitched six solid innings to help the Los Angeles Angels post a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in the finale of a three-game series in Anaheim, Calif.
Pujols went 2-for-4 to raise his career hit total to 3,168 and surpass fellow Dominican Republic native Adrian Beltre (3,166) for most among players born outside the United States.
Pujols had a two-run single in the eighth to give the Angels a 6-3 lead as they avoided a three-game sweep and won for just the fifth time in the past 19 contests.
Peters (3-1) gave up two runs and four hits during a 94-pitch effort. He struck out six and walked one. Pittsburgh’s Chris Archer (3-9) struck out 10 in five innings but saw his winless stretch reach 12 starts.
Yankees 6, Orioles 5
Gary Sanchez capped a four-run first inning with a three-run homer as host New York ran its winning streak over Baltimore to 16 games.
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