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Los Angeles Angels
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Matt Adams, 1B, St. Louis Cardinals
Current Level: AAA
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 8th
Current Value: Nearly Ready
Barring injury, St. Louis probably won’t be looking to shake its roster up anytime soon given its success in 2012 despite the loss of Mr. Albert Pujols. Lance Berkman and Allen Cr...
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The Angels aren't really getting their money's worth. After inking a 10-year, $254 million deal this offseason, Albert Pujols has sputtered out of the gate. The first baseman is hitting .192 with just one home run and 11 RBIs. His on-base percentage sits at .228. Obviously, those numbers sit well below Pujols' career averages, so the safe bet is that he'll turn things...
Make no mistake about it, the Cardinals seem to be adapting well to life after Albert Pujols. Obviously much better than the Angels are adapting to life with Pujols.
Predictably, people want to know just how the Cardinals are continuing to contend in the National League after losing arguably the best player in baseball. So Lance Berkman took it upon himself to let us all in on why...
Approximately a month ago, we summarized the best modified Albert Pujols jerseys that strolled into Busch Stadium at the Home Opener on April 13th. Unlike Albert Pujols’ offensive productivity this season, the jersey modification trend is heating up. We won’t say fans are getting more creative, but the general population is definitely getting more ambitious [...]
Pardon me for hitting this point again and again, but it's by far the most fascinating part of Albert Pujols' season so far. Anybody can go into a home run drought; the difference between a home run and a flyout is, what, the width of a cuticle? It's very easy for a home-run hitter to not hit a home run. They do it all the time. But to not walk is just so deliberate...
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There was an unusual moment during the Angels’ postgame handshake lineup on Wednesday night. After beating the Twins 6-2, the Angels players lined up for handshakes and high-fives to celebrate the win. For some reason, Albert Pujols chucked his glove at teammate Erick Aybar. The move was strange and made Pujols look like a jerk, but SI injury...
The St. Louis Cardinals activated first baseman Lance Berkman off the 15-day disabled list, and he was batting fifth Sunday against the Atlanta Braves.
Berkman had been sidelined since April 19 with a strained left calf aggravated chasing a pop fly. Outfielder Shane Robinson, batting .311 with a home run and five RBIs in 23 games, was optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman will be activated from the disabled list and will hit fifth when the Cardinals play the Braves on Mother's Day at Busch Stadium. - Photo courtesy of Getty Images
The St. Louis Cardinals have played outstanding to start the season despite waiting for several players to return from nagging injuries.
Among those players is first...
After last night's 6-2 Angels win over the Twins, as the Angels are doing their postgame handshakes, shortstop Erick Aybar taps first baseman Albert Pujols on the elbow. Pujols proceeds to whip his glove at Aybar, and looks really, really irritated afterwards, inspecting his elbow. It's worth noting that the elbow that Aybar tapped was the one that Pujols has had problems...
Is good pitching an effective way to win games? Would Albert Pujols like to start hitting home runs? What exactly is a ‘farm team’? These are all questions the casual baseball fan could never hope to answer. Lucky for us, JoeSportsFan’s baseball insider Skeeter Rosin dropped by the show recently to spit some knowledge. Try [...]
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ST. LOUIS At his most frustrated and irritated point, then-Astros outfielder Lance Berkman never could have imagined himself playing for Tony La Russa and the Cardinals.
"I could visualize myself meeting him in the parking lot after the game rather than playing for him," Berkman joked.
The Cardinals welcomed the future Hall of Fame manager back to Busch Stadium Friday...
We are now into May there have been several surprises this baseball season. To the surprise of most people, the Dodgers are in first place in the NL West. This is almost as crazy as Albert Pujols not hitting a homerun in the month of April, but oh wait… that happened…
So how are the Dodgers having all of this success? Well, a large part of that is due to Matt Kemp. Most people...
After a week that has seen a perfect game and Albert Pujols' first home run of the season, we enter into week six with three types of recommendations; a couple of starting pitchers that have re-invented themselves, a new one that is off to an amazing start, a probable new closer on the horizon, and a true baseball icon. Here they are...Chris Capuano-SP-Dodgers- We know it'...
Forgive the potential hyperbole, but when the Angels open their series against the Rangers at 5:05 PM today, it will either be the beginning of the end to their 2012 season or a bright new beginning to their quest to reconquer the AL West.
While the baseball-loving free world would have you believe that the Rangers have already wrapped up their third straight division title, they...
Los Angeles is the “City of Angels” and its Angels baseball team has a superstar now in Albert Pujols. But Albert was imported from St. Louis and has yet to prove his worth to the people in LA. There is someone who wears Dodger blue that is rapidly winning over the people of LA. His name is Matt Kemp and