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The Angels will phase out use of the phrase "El Hombre" in marketing campaigns involving superstar slugger Albert Pujols.
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TEMPE, Ariz. -- Albert Pujols stepped inside the netted cage, clawed the dirt with his cleat and eyeballed left-hander Brad Mills, who was about to get rocked.
Pujols exhaled and waited.
Then, everything changed.
With a few magnificent swings, Pujols sent Mills' pitches screeching into the outfield of Tempe Diablo Stadium and delighted owner Arte Moreno, who is paying the...
Albert Pujols hasn't connected for his first homer and he's already having a powerful impact on the Los Angeles Angels.
The superstar slugger, who signed a $240 million free agent contract with the club in December, has impressed his new teammates with an unparalleled work ethic so far in spring training. Pujols has been one of the first players to report each morning and...
Tempe, AZ - Albert Pujols is the man.
Despite the preference of Albert Pujols not to be marketed as "El Hombre" by the Anaheim Angels, he is without question the man at the center of the Anaheim Angels attempt to win their first World Series Championship in 10 years.
Pujols, who built a close relationship with Hall of Famer and St. Louis Cardinal icon Stan...
Albert Pujols hasn't connected for his first homer with the Angels, and he's already had a powerful impact on them.
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The Angels will phase out use of the phrase "El Hombre" in marketing campaigns involving superstar slugger Albert Pujols. Angels Vice President of Communications Tim Mead said Tuesday that billboards using Pujols and "El Hombre" would remain up in parts of Southern California until early April.
We had a lot of movement in Major League Baseball this offseason. Now that spring training has started, we’re getting a chance to see how these players are fitting in with their new teams. Although he’s sporting the same colors with the Los Angeles Angels, it’s tough to see Albert Pujols in anything but Cardinals gear. The new look of the Miami Marlins comes with a bunch of...
In an offseason market which featured an all-time great (Albert Pujols) and another over-hyped Japanese posting process (Yu Darvish), perhaps the most intriguing and mysterious character was Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.
After making a name for himself at the 2009 World Baseball Classic, he mostly disappeared for a couple of years before landing where everyone goes to get famous...
Before the clubhouse got crowded, before many of the television cameras showed up and before the Angels would conduct anything that closely resembled a real practice, Albert Pujols had been here -- in the backfields of the Tempe Diablo Stadium complex, getting his work in with very little fanfare, as he prepares for a 10-year career with the Angels.
With Sony’s MLB 12: The Show releasing on March 6th, we’ve received a sneak peak at some of their team rankings, thanks to our friends at Operation Sports. They’ve ranked every Major League Baseball team from 1-3o in Hitting, Pitching, Defense and Overall. The defending World Champion St.Louis Cardinals took a bit of a hit in the game with their loss of Albert Pujols. The Cardinals...
Phoenix – There isn’t a newcomer comparable to Albert Pujols or C.J. Wilson at the Dodgers’ spring-training complex.