Albert Pujols RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pujols hopes to be ready Opening Day after foot surgery

    Orange County Register "Nearly a week into his spring training, Albert Pujols is happy with the progress he’s making. “It’s been really good,” said Pujols, who reported Tuesday with the pitchers and catchers to Angels' camp. “No soreness at all afterwards. That’s a good sign. I got to start hitting in the cage and..." February 20

  • Albert Pujols’ injury status is what’s driving the Angels’ recent activity

    Fox Sports "The Angels’ pending signing of free-agent infielder Luis Valbuena is more a reflection of the uncertainty surrounding first baseman Albert Pujols than a desire to trade first baseman C.J. Cron or any other player. Valbuena’s agreement with the Angels, reportedly for two years with a club..." January 21

  • Angels' Albert Pujols has foot surgery, expected to be out four months

    Los Angeles Times "Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols underwent surgery on his right plantar fascia Friday, after a conservative approach to his painful injury failed to produce positive results. The tense ligament bothered him for much of the year, but particularly after August, when he wore orthotics that..." December 03

  • Pujols ties Bonds for 30-HR seasons, has 590 for career

    CBS Sports "On Saturday night, Albert Pujols hit the 590th home run of his career -- a deep shot off Francisco Liriano that moves him within 19 of tying Sammy Sosa for eighth place all-time. The sequence looked a little something like this Pujols' home run was notable for other reasons, too. You see, it..." September 18

  • Albert Pujols is still an easy Baseball Hall of Fame choice

    Sporting News "The years have not been kind to Albert Pujols, this much is certain. When he left the Cardinals following the 2011 season, Pujols owned a .328 career batting average and 445 home runs. Through his first 11 seasons, Pujols also had 64.3 Wins Above Average, third-best ever in that span per..." September 07

  • Angels slugger Albert Pujols is slowed by plantar fasciitis ... again

    Los Angeles Times "A combined 51 homers and 187 runs batted in were on the Angels bench for Wednesday’s 3-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Neither Mike Trout nor Albert Pujols were in the lineup as Angels right-hander Ricky Nolasco, taking full advantage of the shadows of a late afternoon start, pitched a four-hit..." September 03

  • Former MLB pitcher Dan Haren had a hilarious encounter with Albert Pujols

    Fox Sports "Three-time All-Star Dan Haren last pitched in the major leagues in 2015, and retired at the end of the season after 13 years in the major leagues. Haren played for eight different franchises, but now spends his time... playing Pokemon Go. " August 30