ALBERT PUJOLS NEWS

Fantasy Baseball News & Notes Update: April 22nd, 2014

Fantasy Sports Locker Room takes a closer look at last night’s Fantasy Baseball News and Notes from around the majors – Twitter style. If Albert Pujols hits 500 within next 34 days, he’d be third-youngest to reach the milestone, behind Alex Rodriguez and Jimmie Foxx. #Angels — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) April 22, 2014 Albert Pujols smashed 500 to left center two at...
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Albert Pujols + 500 Home Runs = Hall of Fame

As if Albert Pujols wasn't already a lock for the Hall of Fame, unless he falls into the PED Pit with Bonds, McGwire, Arod and so many more.  But there has been no indication that Pujols has ever taken any illegal substance by Major League Baseball standards and at the age of 34 years old became the 3rd youngest player last night behind Alex Rodriguez and Jimmie Foxx to hit...
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Halo Headlines: the resurgence of Pujols, more Trout-Harper comparisons

The April 23rd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including the resurgence of Pujols, more Trout-Harper comparisons and much more… The Story: The resurgence of Albert Pujols. The Monkey Says: The power is back and, yes, it is clear that he is able to move much better. It almost all seems to be tied to health, so the real trick is whether or not he can stay...
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Gameday Scorecard: Angels at Nationals, April 22, 2014

Angels 7 - Nationals 2The night belonged to Albert Pujols. In the first, Pujols launched a three-run home run to give the Angels the early lead. In the fifth, he took a 1-2 pitch from Nationals starter Taylor Jordan and blasted it over the center field wall for his 500th career home run. Tyler Skaggs allowed just two runs on three hits over seven innings in a dominant performance...
Via Angelswin
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Albert Pujols hits his 500th homer

Albert Pujols came into the 2014 season only eight home-runs shy of 500.Pujols hit eight home-runs in his first 20 games this season, and became the 26th player in baseball history to pile up 500 homers.Meaning, Albert Pujols is now one of 26 players, among the 17,992 who have ever played this game, to perform baseball’s most amazing act that many times. That’s 0.014 percent...
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Albert Pujols 500th Home Run

[Box Score] Any time someone joins the 500 home run club, it’s a historic event in baseball. It just has to make the blog. And tonight, Albert Pujols became the 26th member of the club with a tape-measure shot in Washington, off poor Taylor Jordan, soon to be DFA’d pitcher. We were watching live. Well, almost. MLB.tv had it’s usual lag going. But we’ve already covered that...
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Pujols Joins 500 Club as Nationals Fall To Angels

Taylor Jordan’s loss was for Albert Pujols’ gain. In the Washington Nationals’ (12-9) 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels (10-10), Pujols took advantage of Jordan’s struggles as the Nats’ starting pitcher, and blasted his 499th and 500th career home runs out of Nationals Park, becoming the 26th hitter in MLB history to reach the impressive benchmark. Pujols’ hit his first...
Via The Nats Blog
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Fan gives Pujols’ 500th career home run ball back

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Angels fan Tom Sherrill caught Albert Pujols’s 500th career home run Tuesday night and will give the Angeles slugger the milestone ball back. Pujols became the 26th player in MLB history to hit 500 home runs. Sherrill, a 29-year-old staff sergeant in the Air Force, told Angels broadcasters Victor Rojas and Mark Gubicza on Fox...
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Albert Pujols Hits Home Run Number 500

With a towering blast in the fifth inning Tuesday night, Albert Pujols became just the 26th member of the 500 home run club. But it was what he did in the first inning that helped make the night even more special. You see, the Los Angeles Angels superstar hit a home run then as well and, you guessed it, when he hit his second, he became the first member of the exclusive club to...
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Fan That Caught Albert Pujols 500th Home Run Just Wanted to Give it Back to Pujols

Albert Pujols is one of the premier sluggers in the league. Few have hit home runs with the consistency that he has in his career. Barring injury he could very well be the man that breaks Barry Bonds career record. So a milestone ball like Tuesday night's 500th career home run is going to be worth something big.And the man that caught just wants to give it back to the guy that...
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Fan That Caught Albert Pujols 500th Home Run Just Wanted to Give it Back to Pujols

Albert Pujols is one of the premier sluggers in the league. Few have hit home runs with the consistency that he has in his career. Barring injury he could very well be the man that breaks Barry Bonds career record. So a milestone ball like Tuesday night's 500th career home run is going to be worth something big.And the man that caught just wants to give it back to the guy that...
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Twitter reacts to Albert Pujols' 500th HR

Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game in the Angels' 7-2 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night, becoming the 26th member of the exclusive 500-home run club. At 34 years and 96 days old, Pujols is the third youngest player to reach the 500 milestone, behind only Alex Rodriguez and Jimmie Foxx.
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Twitter reacts to Albert Pujols' 500th HR

Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game in the Angels' 7-2 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night, becoming the 26th member of the exclusive 500-home run club. At 34 years and 96 days old, Pujols is the third youngest player to reach the 500 milestone, behind only Alex Rodriguez and Jimmie Foxx.
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Albert Pujols hits 500th, Cements Himself in Baseball History

Albert Pujols – the future first ballot Hall of Famer joined the 500-home-run club after sending home run’s 499 and 500 into the seats at Nationals Park on Tuesday night. Albert Pujols took Taylor Jordan deep twice in five innings to cement himself as the 26th player in MLB history to join the illustrious club. […]
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Albert Pujols Hits 500th Career Home Run

Video: Think he did steroids?
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Albert Pujols hits 499th and 500th home runs in same game

Albert Pujols wasn’t wasting any more time. He was getting No. 500 tonight. The Angles slugger who was sitting on 498 home runs hit his 499th and 500th tonight off Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan. 499 came during the first inning by way of a three-run shot while the 500th was a two-run home run in the 5th setting […]
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Video: Albert Pujols hits 500th home run

And so, Albert Pujols hit his 500th career home run on Tuesday night in Washington off Taylor Jordan at Nationals Park. Video above. He'd go on to hit #501 off Jordan later in the game. Worth noting (or not): the last time a Nationals pitcher gave up a landmark home run, it was Mike Bacsik grooving one to Barry Bonds in San Francisco in 2007. Final - Mike Trout 7, Bryce Harper...
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Albert Pujols Hits Number 500

With a towering blast in the fifth inning Tuesday night, Albert Pujols became just the 26th member of the 500 home run club. But it was what he did in the first inning that helped make the night even more special. You see, the Los Angeles Angels superstar hit a home run then as well and, you guessed it, when he hit his second, he became the first member of the exclusive club to...
Via Hall of Very Good
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Milestones aside, Albert Pujols all about winning

Albert Pujols has never been about numbers. Not home runs, not batting averages, not base hits, not RBI. Ask him. If you dare -- and if you survive the annoyed glare he is sure to return -- he will insist he is about one thing, and one thing only. Winning. That's why he plays the game, because the ultimate reward is not in personal achievement but in hoisting a World Series trophy...
Via Fox Sports West
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Albert Pujols drenched after hitting 500th home run

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Albert Pujols Hits 500th Home Run

El Hombre always had a knack for the dramatic. He becomes the first player in MLB history to hit his 499th and 500th home run in the same game. Congratulations, sir. You’ve reached a milestone.
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Angels Fan Caught Pujols’ 500th Homer, Says He’s Going To Give It Back

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols became the 26th player to hit 500 home runs Tuesday night at Nationals Park, and coincidentally, an Angels fan was lucky enough to catch the milestone ball. Tom Sherrill, a Pomona, Calif. native and member of the Air Force, caught the slugger’s historic hit in the top of the fifth inning. But perhaps the most surprising part of the...
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Albert Pujols' 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Albert Pujols reached 500 homers in a hurry. The Angels first baseman became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night. The three-time NL MVP connected twice off Taylor Jordan (0-3) -- a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive...
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Fan Dropping Albert Pujols’ 500th Home Run Ball Is A Sad, Sad Sight

This fan had one fat paycheck - in the shape of Albert Pujols' 500th home run - fall into his arms and then he dropped it.
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Fan Dropping Albert Pujols’ 500th Home Run Is A Sad, Sad Sight

This fan had one fat paycheck - in the shape of Albert Pujols' 500th home run - fall into his arms and then he dropped it.
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