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Albert Pujols is eighth on the all-time home run list

Pujols tied Sammy Sosa with his 609th career home run on Friday night, hitting No. 8 on the all-time home run list and leading all MLB players with the most homers by a non U.S.-born player.
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1 day ago

Pujols ties HR record for foreign-born player

Albert Pujols' first-inning home run, the 609th of his career, moved the Angels slugger into a tie with Sammy Sosa for eighth on the all-time list.
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Most overrated player on every MLB team

Professional sports do no not lack for overrated players and MLB is no different. So, who is the most overrated player on each MLB team?Which well-known stars are past their primes? Which up and comers are being hyped a little too much? How can we call anyone on the Astros or Dodgers overrated? For different reasons, how can we call anyone on the Phillies or Padres overrated?Every...
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Five MLB stars who must step up in second half

The 2017 All-Star Game has come and gone, and the break is almost over. Aaron Judge gave fans a show at the Home Run Derby, and Robison Cano proved that you are never too old to hit a clutch home run. While the game was won thanks to a veteran hitting a clutch home run, the game itself was about the young talent of the day showing off their skills.What happened to the veteran guys...
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July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Pujols credits wife for advice before 600th homer

Albert Pujols became the ninth player in Major League Baseball history to hit 600 home runs on Saturday night, and he did it with an assist from his wife.Pujols admitted he had been pressing a bit trying to hit the milestone home run and credited his wife, Diedre, for texting him hitting advice during the game.“Before I hit the home run, she told me, ‘You need to stay back and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols hits No. 600, remains worst DH in the league

Albert Pujols hit a home run on Saturday. It was a grand slam. It was the 600th of his career. Lots of people are celebrating it. Here you can see proof that Albert Pujols can still hit balls far: But let me just remind you that beyond the pretty numbers — the 42 RBIs and 600th home run — Albert Pujols is the worst DH in the league. That’s indisputable. Pujols has the worst...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pujols hit his 600th homer on a grand slam

We wondered earlier this week why Albert Pujols’s chase for 600 home runs wasn’t a bigger deal. Now, though, it’s moot, as he’s gotten there.There’s not a whole lot to add here, beyond the fact that the Angels were playing the Twins, the bases were loaded, and Albert Pujols had 599 home runs going into the at-bat.Here’s the Angels call on Fox Sports West: Here’s the...
Via The Comeback
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa says Cardinals ’embarrassed’ Albert Pujols

The 2011 World Series marked the final games in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform for both manager Tony La Russa and first baseman Albert Pujols (though La Russa would return for the 2012 All-Star Game).La Russa retired and Pujols signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. On Friday, Brenden Schaeffer‏ of KMOV quoted La Russa, who criticized the Cardinals...
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June 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols is nearing 600 homers, and no one seems to care

From 2001 to 2011, Albert Pujols was one of the greatest hitters baseball has ever seen. Pujols burst onto the MLB scene with 37 homers and a 1.013 OPS as a rookie in 2001. Even with that insane production, people were skeptical he could keep it up. He had never landed on any top-40 prospect lists, and here he was quickly becoming as good of a hitter as anyone in the league (well...
Via The Comeback
May 30, 2017  |  Discuss

MRI on Albert Pujols’ hamstring comes back clean

The Los Angeles Angels got some good news on the status of Albert Pujols.Pujols felt his hamstring get tight on him when he tried stretching a hit into a double on Wednesday. He was not in the lineup for Friday’s game and underwent an MRI on his hamstring, which he said came back clean.According to the OC Register’s Jeff Fletcher, Pujols called himself day-to-day and said he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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