Pujols’ Health Crucial to Los Angeles Angels Season

The man, the myth, the machine. Albert Pujols has been terrorizing pitchers in the major leagues for over a decade, unfortunately for the Los Angeles Angels, machines tend to get a little rusty with age. Pujols hit at least .300 ten out of the eleven years he played for the St. Louis Cardinals and in his eleventh year he hit .299. Stats like that are what earned him the nickname “The...
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Halo Headlines: Jefry Marte acquired; Albert Pujols swinging off tee

The January 28, 2016 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes acquiring a corner infielder from the Tigers, a return to baseball activities for Albert Pujols, and more… The Story: Angels acquire 1B/3B Jefry Marte from Tigers for 2B Kody Eaves MWAH Says: My first thought after this trade was, “Uh oh, Albert Pujols’ recovery must have hit a setback.” But then I took...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols progressing after foot surgery, but what about Opening Day?

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols has been cleared to start hitting baseballs off a tee, according to a team official, an early milestone in his rehabilitation from November surgery on the plantar plate of his right foot.Initially, the Angels said Pujols was expected to resume full baseball activities in late March -- making it probable that he would begin the regular...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Looking back at Albert Pujols

This has not been the best week for St. Louis sports. The Rams moved to Los Angeles, the Tigers are not playoff eligible due to multiple NCAA violations, the Cardinals are awaiting punishment for the hacking of the Houston Astros, and the Blues are in a slump. I figured that we all need a boast in morale, so since it is the 36th birthday for Albert Pujols, why not look at his great...
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Cardinals: Looking back at you, Mr. Pujols

Four years ago, Elvis left the building, or Busch Stadium. In one of the richest contracts, Albert Pujols bolted from St. Louis to Los Angeles for a 10 year deal worth 240 million. The day it happened, everybody was left in shock, including John Mozeliak and myself. From the sound of the ball landing in Allen Craig‘s mitt in left field to that fateful morning, I was convinced Pujols...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols will have foot surgery, miss 4.5 months

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols will miss the next four and a half months after having surgery last week on his right foot. Albert Pujols underwent a surgical procedure on his foot last week. He is expected to resume full baseball activities in 4 1/2 months. — Angels (@Angels) November 9, 2015   It’s a tough blow for the Angels, as the injury will keep...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pujols asked for baseball after ending hitless streak

    Albert Pujols is a surefire Hall of Famer when his playing days are over, having piled up numerous accolades and accomplishments along the way. However, on Saturday, he requested a baseball as a memento for a dubious distinction. Heading into the fourth inning the Angels’ game against the Twins, Pujols had gone hitless in 25 consecutive at-bats, the longest such streak...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Does MLB International think Albert Pujols is still a Cardinal?

Albert Pujols has been a member of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim since 2012, but (if this screencap is real) someone at MLB International just can’t let go. This graphic apparently aired during Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game: It's still weird seeing Pujols on the Angels. I guess it's weird for the @MLB too… — Total Cardinals Move (@Total_CardsMove...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Albert Pujols boos Yadier Molina with Cardinals fans

By Steve DelVecchio The Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals are division rivals, which is why fans at Great American Ballpark booed loudly every time a Cardinals player was introduced at the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Albert Pujols, who now plays for the Los Angeles Angels, was treated as an “honorary” Cardinal. By that, we mean Reds fans gave him the same reception...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols, Todd Frazier headline 2015 Home Run Derby

By Ian Casselberry The Home Run Derby is one of the showcase events during the week of the MLB All-Star Game. For some fans, the Derby might be more fun than the game itself. Fans dig the longball, right? The event looked in danger of being diminished with Giancarlo Stanton suffering a broken hand and Bryce Harper opting out of participating because his batting practice pitcher...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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