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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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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...
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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.
Coming off a year where they didn’t make the postseason but they got back in the mix, the Angels have a very good team. They have been one of the better teams in the American League over the past decade but had seen a decline in the last couple of years. They are back in a big way with the signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson. This is a look at their 40 man roster in...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer The offseason departures of sluggers Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder has left the NL Central wide open for the taking. There's no clear-cut favorite to win the division title in 2012.
It's up for grabs. And the Cincinnati Reds just might be the ones to snatch it.
With a revamped pitching staff, star first...
Nothing that happens in the Angels' camp this spring will be more closely scrutinized than every step Kendrys Morales takes on his attempted comeback.
Morales has not played since suffering a fractured ankle in May 2010. But his return to full health could further transform an Angels lineup that has already added first baseman Albert Pujols.
In the first week of camp, Morales...
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.
The Angels will phase out use of the phrase "El Hombre" in marketing campaigns involving superstar slugger Albert Pujols.
Torii Hunter arrived at Angels camp Sunday, greeted by a pile of new spikes and prime locker placement -- Albert Pujols on one side, Vernon Wells on the other.
Phoenix – There isn’t a newcomer comparable to Albert Pujols or C.J. Wilson at the Dodgers’ spring-training complex.