Albert Pujols RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Pujols joins HOF company with 13th 100-RBI season

    The Score "Another day, another milestone for Albert Pujols. Just 24 hours after taking sole possession of 10th on the all-time home run list, passing Mark McGwire, the Los Angeles Angels slugger reached another significant career benchmark Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays. Pujols collected an..." August 26

  • Albert Pujols passes Mark McGwire for 10th on the all-time HR list

    Sporting News "For the 30th time this season Mike Trout and Albert Pujols homered in same game for Angels, but Wednesday's blast for Pujols was one for the record books. After Trout hit a solo homer off Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada, Pujols followed with one of his own, the 584th of his career, to move..." August 25

  • Albert Pujols' Cousin Sues Him for $27 Million

    TMZ "MLB superstar Albert Pujols is being sued by his own cousin -- who claims the L.A. Angels slugger ruined his life and aspiring baseball career by wrongly labeling him as a murderer. The man behind the lawsuit is Wilfrido Juan Pujols -- Albert's cousin -- who was the passenger in a 2007 police..." August 13

  • Pujols closing in on top 10 all-time homers list

    MLB.com "It was in Jupiter, Fla., in March 2001, and a 21-year-old Albert Pujols was playing left field, because the Cardinals didn't know where to put him, and because, as Pujols tells it now, "They wanted to see if I would screw up." However, Pujols made a diving catch, threw a runner out on the..." August 02

  • Pujols passes Killebrew for 11th on all-time HR list

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols passed another legend on his ascent up the home run leaderboard Saturday, connecting for his 574th career blast to break a tie with Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew for sole possession of 11th on the all-time list. Killebrew, an 11-time All-Star and the..." June 26

  • Albert Pujols gave Gerrit Cole a ‘stern lecture’

    Larry Brown Sports "Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole caught an earful from Albert Pujols during Sunday’s game, but the Los Angeles Angels slugger would not say what it was about after his team’s 5-4 win. As Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com notes, Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun worked a full count in the sixth..." June 06

  • Angels' Albert Pujols likely to be back at first base for three-game series in Pittsburgh

    Orange County Register "Albert Pujols is likely to play first base all three games this weekend in Pittsburgh, just as he has done in all the Angels’ previous five games in National League parks. That’s a bit of a surprise, considering that Manager Mike Scioscia said all spring he would be extra cautious with using..." June 03

  • Pujols climbs leaderboard with home run No. 570

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 12th place on baseball's home run list Friday with a line drive blast to left-center field off Houston Astros right-hander Mike Fiers. The third-inning solo shot - Pujols' 10th of the season and 570th of his career - broke a..." May 28

  • Albert Pujols explains why he still roots for the St. Louis Cardinals

    Fox Sports "Albert Pujols will always be remembered for the first 11 years of his career, during which he built the foundation of a first-ballot Hall of Fame career with the St. Louis Cardinals, regardless of whatever he does with the Los Angeles Angels. In St. Louis, Pujols hit 445 homers and posted a..." May 11

  • Albert Pujols passes Reggie Jackson for 13th on all-time home run list

    Sporting News "Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit the 564th home run of his career Monday against the Royals, passing Reggie Jackson for 13th all time. Then he blasted No. 565 for good measure. Pujols' first homer of the night came in the third inning off right-hander Ian Kennedy, blasting a 91 mph fastball..." April 26

  • Albert Pujols ties Reggie Jackson with 563rd career home run

    Hardball Talk "Angels DH Albert Pujols tied Reggie Jackson for 13th on baseball’s all-time home run leaderboard with his 563rd career home run on Sunday against the Mariners. With Mike Trout on first base, Pujols drilled a 1-2 Wade Miley fastball out to left-center for a no-doubt two-run homer." April 24

  • Pujols mired in career-worst slump

    Los Angeles Times "Albert Pujols was hitless in 23 at-bats entering Saturday night, the second-longest drought of his career behind an 0-for-25 slump Sept. 12-19, 2015. He had a team-low .138 average yet somehow led the Angels with 10 runs batted in, which says a lot about the state of the offense these..." April 24

  • Angels fans are right to worry about Albert Pujols

    The Comeback "Albert Pujols is off to a pretty poor start (.148/.179/.148 in seven games as of this writing) and people are obviously worried about him. To be fair, he hasn’t been awful since signing with the Angels in 2012. But he’s definitely not been anywhere near as good as he was with the Cardinals. He hit..." April 12

  • Pujols' daughter earns gold at Special Olympics swim meet

    The Score "Albert isn't the only athlete in the Pujols family. His eldest daughter, Bella, is a pretty darn good swimmer, it turns out, and the Los Angeles Angels star couldn't help but boast about her prowess in the water after she won two gold medals Saturday at her first Special Olympics swim meet." April 10

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