How does Albert Pujols fit with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and how can he help L.A.?

When Albert Pujols was designated for assignment last week, then subsequently released, the conventional thought centered on how difficult it seemed to identify a fit for the 10-time All-Star, particularly within a National League that is no longer utilizing the designated hitter. The fact that Pujols ultimately agreed to sign not just with a National League team but with the National League team certainly registered as a shock. But here's the thing: