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Source: Brian Bahr/Getty Images North America The Los Angeles Angels have shut down first baseman Albert Pujols for the rest of the 2013 season. Pujols, 33, has not appeared in a game since July 26. Albert Pujols officially shut down for season. #Angels — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) August 19, 2013 This is certainly disappointing news for Pujols who had held out hope of returning at some point from a partial tear of his left plantar fascia. Pujols is not expected to need surgery and should be healthy by the time spring training begins. Pujols will end the season with a .258/.330/.437 line. He hit 17 home runs and drove in 64 RBI in 99 games. This will mark just the second time in his career that Pujols failed to reach 100 RBI (2011), and just the first time he has failed to reach 30 home runs.

Albert Pujols Shelved By Angels

Albert Pujols has been often shut down by opposing pitchers in the American League since he signed a mega-free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels.  Now the Angels have decided to shut Albert Pujols down themselves, for the rest of the 2013 season. Pujols was told he had a tear of the plantar fascia in his left foot in July and would have to wear a boot until mid to lateâ€...

Albert Pujols is shut down for the remainder of the season

Albert Pujols, who has been out of action since sustaining a partial tear of the left plantar fascia on July 26, was officially shut down for the rest of the season on Monday. As reported by Alden Gonzalez of,  Pujols had been playing with plantar fasciitis on his left foot since the spring and started nearly two-thirds of his games as a designated hitter.  The tear...

Albert Pujols Will Miss Remainder of Season Because of Injured Foot

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are 15 1/2 games out of first place and were dealt another blow Monday night. The team announced that first baseman Albert Pujos will be out for the rest of the season because of a partially torn plantar fascia in his left foot. Pujols was initially placed on the 15-day disabled list on July 28 after the injury, which had been nagging him all season...

Albert Pujols Done For The Year

Injured Los Angeles Angels star Albert Pujols hasn't played since July 26 and Monday...he decided it would be best to sit out the rest of the season. "It's not an easy decision, as competitive as I am," the three-time MVP said, "but I also understand that we (need) to look beyond the season." "The doctors think it's the best course of...

Albert Pujols out for the rest of the season

The Los Angeles Angels are learning the hard way why you do not sign a player that has been in the league for a more than a decade to a 10-year, $240 million contract. Skills deteriorate and eventually the body breaks down and injuries happen, leaving you with a real expensive cheerleader. First baseman Albert Pujols has been on the DL since July 27 with a partial tear 

Miguel Cabrera or Albert Pujols? Who will finish with the better career?

Miguel Cabrera is fresh off of a triple crown, MVP winning season and is widely considered the best hitter in the game today. Albert Pujols, on the other hand, started his career with at least 30 home runs, 100 RBIs, and a .300 average in 10 straight seasons and was once the games best hitter. These are two of the greatest right-handed hitters of all time. I think that eventually...

Albert Pujols to miss remainder of the season due to foot injury

Tweet Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim high-priced slugger Albert Pujols will miss the rest of the 2013 season due to a left foot surgery, the team announced Monday. Pujols, 33, had been out of the Angels lineup since July 26. The injury had limited Pujols all season before the Angels finally decided to shut him down […]

Indians, Angels going in opposite directions

After learning Albert Pujols will be out for the year one day after Mike Trout suffered an injury that kept him out of the lineup, the Los Angeles Angels are searching for any sort of good news to lighten up a season that has provided its share of dark moments. C.J. Wilson has been solid against the Cleveland Indians of late, and he'll look to help host Los Angeles win for only...

Albert Pujols Shut Down For The Season And Angels Go Mike Trout-less In 5-2 Loss To The Indians


Boob of the Day: Way to go, dude!

Some people treat home run balls as priceless mementos that are worth fighting for. But seriously, dude in below video, this is Little League! It's not a Miguel Cabrera or Albert Pujols' home run. You have to be embarrassed, right? This fan, attending a game at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., and wearing an actual game jersey for one of the -- reminder...

Halo Headlines: best-case scenario for Pujols, Wilson confident Hamilton will bounce back

The August 21st, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including best-case scenario for Pujols, Wilson confident Hamilton will bounce back and much more... The Story: What is the best-case scenario for the rest of Albert Pujols' career? The Monkey Says: So you're saying there's a chance? This is a great article in that it points out just how hard...

Halo Headlines: Vargas, Aybar put on waivers, Pujols officially done for the season, Kendrick ...

The August 20th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Moreno talks about the state of the Angels, Pujols officially done for the season and much more... The Story: Jason Vargas and Erick Aybar were both placed on revocable waivers yesterday. The Monkey Says: This is standard procedure, but it does mean that if a trade is going to happen, it will...
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