Albert Pujols RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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 "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