Matt Shoemaker was dominant again Friday night, throwing a career-high 8 1/3 innings and riding Albert Pujols' 570th career homer, as he helped give the Angels a 7-2 win over the Astros at Angel Stadium, halingt Houston's three-game win streak.
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With a third-inning home run off of Houston Astros starting pitcher Mike Fiers, Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols passed Rafael Palmeiro and moved into 12th on the all-time home run list with 570 for his career. The blast, which scored Mike Trout, was Pujols’ 10th of the year. Ten is a nice number for home runs at this point in the season, but everything else has been...
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Albert Pujols hit his 570th home run in the Angels' six-run third inning vs. the Astros on Friday night at Angel Stadium.
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Dan McCarthy wrote a small article on ESPN.com with the title, “Perhaps things are looking up for Albert Pujols.” Here is the thing, though: Things are not looking up for Pujols, and likely never will again. Albert Pujols has never had a great season for the Los Angeles Angels. He has not once had a batting average over .300 or an on-base percentage over .400 while on the...
Despite better offensive numbers when he plays first base, Angels' Albert Pujols says he's fine with more games at DH
ARLINGTON, Texas – Albert Pujols shrugged off the question, but the numbers, at least through the first eight-plus weeks of this season, remain rather clear. He hits better when he plays first base, as he did here Monday when he drove a two-run...
SEATTLE — With one swing, Albert Pujols hushed a fervent crowd on a wild Saturday night at Safeco Field.Pujols hit a three-run, ninth-inning home run to fuel the Angels second rally in Los Angeles' 9-7 victory over the Seattle Mariners.The Angels trailed 2-1 before taking the lead with a five-run seventh, but then Seattle came back with a five-run eighth that ignited the crowd...
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SEATTLE – All’s well that ends well. The Angels blew a four-run lead in the eighth inning, on the verge of one of their most disheartening losses of the season, before Albert Pujols saved the day. Pujols hit a three-run homer against Seattle...
Albert Pujols will always be remembered for the first 11 years of his career, during which he built the foundation of a first-ballot Hall of Fame career with the St. Louis Cardinals, regardless of whatever he does with the Los Angeles Angels.In St. Louis, Pujols hit 445 homers and posted a .328/.420/.617 line. He had more walks than strikeouts in every season with the Cardinals except...
Albert Pujols is off to a pretty poor start (.148/.179/.148 in seven games as of this writing) and people are obviously worried about him. To be fair, he hasn’t been awful since signing with the Angels in 2012. But he’s definitely not been anywhere near as good as he was with the Cardinals. He hit 40 home runs last year and remained an above average offensive player by weighted...
Albert Pujols isn’t the only big winner in his family. The Los Angeles Angels first baseman was the 2001 National League Rookie of the Year, is a three-time MVP, a 10-time All-Star and has six Silver Slugger Awards, two Gold Gloves and two World Series rings. And now there are a couple of gold medals in the family. Pujols’ daughter, Bella, who has Down syndrome, picked up a...
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