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Albert Pujols Sued For 7.5 Million Dollars By Cousin

Albert Pujols is being sued for 7.5M dollars in a federal lawsuit filed last week in St. Louis. Before we go any further, please note that there are 2 men involved in this story with very similar names: Wilfrido Juan Pujols (Wilfrido with an ‘I’, more comonly known as ‘Wil’) and Wilfredo Pujols Jr (Wilfredo with an ‘E’). Both are cousins of former Cardinals first baseman...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
1 day ago

11 Years Ago Tonight, Pujols Became A Legend

So I went to Albert Pujols’ Baseball-Reference page and dammit – that thing is a Picasso. Every single year he played with the Cardinals – including his rookie year – he finished in the top 10 in NL MVP voting. And even THAT is misleading, because if you take out his 2007 season where he finished 9th at the ballot box… he was in the top 5 the other 10 years. That 2007 season...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
10 days ago

Final: Albert Pujols, Ricky Nolasco help Angels solve Astros

HOUSTON – Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and Ricky Nolasco pitched seven solid innings, helping the Angels hinder the Houston Astros’ wild-card hopes with a 2-0 victory Thursday night. The Angels ended an 11-game skid...
Via The OC Register
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Pujols hits 30th HR, Angels drop Toronto into wild-card tie

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Albert Pujols hit his 590th career home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 6-1 Saturday night, dropping the Blue Jays into a tie for the top two AL wild-card spots. The Blue Jays and Baltimore are even in the playoff race. Seattle, Detroit and Houston are all three games behind in the wild-card chase. Pujols hit his 30th homer. He joined Hank Aaron...
Via Associated Press
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Today in Halo History: Pujols Homers in the 19th

Forty minutes after midnight at Angel Stadium on August 10th, 2014, crew chief Dale Scott removed his headset, raised his arm into the cool air, and twirled his fingers around in a clockwise motion to signify that the review umpire in New York agreed with the call on the field and that Albert Pujols’ home run in the 19th inning would stand.  Mike Trout and Erick Aybar dumped...
Via Monkey with a Halo
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Trout does David Ortiz impersonation

David Ortiz has received plenty of retirement gifts during his farewell season, but Mike Trout made sure the Los Angeles Angels’ ceremony stands out. Trout was one of three Angels representatives who presented Ortiz with a portrait prior to Big Papi’s final series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Albert Pujols, Mike Trout and Alfredo Griffin presented David Ortiz with a portrait...
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols took a 92-mph pitch to the head but stayed in the game

Albert Pujols had quite the eventful and frightening night on Tuesday. He was the driving force behind the Los Angeles Angels' 8-6 win over the first-place Texas Rangers with two home runs and six RBIs -- both of which were three-run shots, coming in back-to-back innings.And then came the seventh inning when Pujols took a 92-mph fastball off the bill of his helmet, which seemingly...
Via FOX Sports
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols Dresses Down Gerrit Cole In Defense Of Angels Teammate

Albert Pujols put his foot down Sunday in more ways than one. Pujols didn’t take too kindly to Gerrit Cole staring at one of his teammates in the sixth inning, so the Los Angeles Angels slugger had some words for Cole at first base after the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher singled in the home half of the frame. Click to see Pujols’ lecture >> Then, two innings later, Pujols...
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols gave Gerrit Cole a ‘stern lecture’

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole caught an earful from Albert Pujols during Sunday’s game, but the Los Angeles Angels slugger would not say what it was about after his team’s 5-4 win. As Alden Gonzalez of notes, Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun worked a full count in the sixth inning before lining out to first. For whatever reason, Cole stared Calhoun down after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols explains why he still roots for the St. Louis Cardinals

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...
Via FOX Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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