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  • Pujols thrilled to play in D.R., not ready to retire
    • Pujols thrilled to play in D.R., not ready to retire
    Albert Pujols, who is getting ready to play winter ball in the Dominican Republic for the first time in his career, said he isn't quite ready to retire from Major League Baseball just yet....2021
  • • Albert Pujols to play in Dominican winter league; says he'll retire 'when I feel it's time'
    Pujols' rights were traded on Thursday to the Leones del Escogido...2021
  • Albert Pujols 'for sure' plans to play in 2022
    • Albert Pujols 'for sure' plans to play in 2022
    Pujols is already planning to suit up in the Dominican Winter League for the first time, to further show his readiness for any interested big league clubs....2021
  • • Albert Pujols Planning To Play In 2022
    After 21 seasons in the majors, Albert Pujols isn’t quite done yet, as a source close to the veteran slugger tells Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register that Pujols “for sure” wants to play in 2022.  Pujols is already planning to suit up in the Dominican Winter League for the first time, to further…...2021
  • • Albert Pujols plans to play Dominican Republic winter league for first time in career
    Pujols' rights were traded on Thursday to the Leones del Escogido...2021
  • • Albert Pujols has been changed to Black Chosen and will join the game
    Santo Domingo, RD. Star player Albert Pujols was traded to Leones del Escogido from Gigantes del Cibao, as this newspaper......2021
  • • Has Albert Pujols played his last game? Future Hall of Famer heads to free agency after Dodgers fall in NLCS
    Pujols might have just played his final MLB game; let's pay him the respect he deserves just in case it was...2021
  • Albert Pujols has strong offensive night in Dodgers’ win
    • Albert Pujols has strong offensive night in Dodgers’ win
    Albert Pujols’ days of thunder are largely behind him, but he demonstrated Thursday he still can be trusted in a big game....2021
  • Justin Verlander could become fascinating offseason option for Mets, Yankees
    • Justin Verlander could become fascinating offseason option for Mets, Yankees
    Justin Verlander, the two-time Cy Young Award winner and as certain a Hall of Famer as any active player not named Albert Pujols, is on the 2021 Astros’ payroll yet not on their roster....2021
  • Dodgers to start Pujols at 1B in Game 3 vs. Giants
    • Dodgers to start Pujols at 1B in Game 3 vs. Giants
    The Dodgers will start Albert Pujols at first base against Giants lefty Alex Wood in Game 3 of the NLDS....2021

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Albert Pujols injury and suspension

  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1695: The Better Angels of Our Nature
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the Dodgers signing Albert Pujols and what the rest of his season could look like, Kevin Pillar’s broken nose and the ongoing HBP epidemic, Shohei Ohtani’s latest heroics (and modeling video) and whether he can become a face of baseball and a crossover star, MLB’s rising injury rate, […]...2021
  • • Ohtani won't make season debut during Angels' next home stand
    The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani won’t make his season debut during their home stand from April 30-May 5, manager Brad Ausmus told Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register and other reporters Sunday. The two-way star is still on the mend from the Tommy John surgery he underwent on his right elbow last October, which will keep him from pitching this season but won’t prevent him from helping the Angels’...2019
  • • Shohei Ohtani cleared to take batting practice with Angels
    Shohei Ohtani is getting closer to a return for the Los Angeles Angels. According to a report, Ohtani has been cleared to participate in batting practice and will join his team Friday, marking his first time doing so this season. Ohtani underwent Tommy John surgery last October and is out for the season as a pitcher. However, he will still be able to serve as a DH for the Angels this season while ...2019
  • • Pujols healthy, aims to be ready Opening Day
    Angels first baseman Albert Pujols met with the media for the first time this spring on Sunday and said he's fully healthy after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in late August....2019
  • • Albert Pujols says knee injury will be fully healed by Opening Day
    Albert Pujols is looking to prove he can still be a productive player after just celebrating his 39th birthday, and the slugger says the knee injury that ended his 2018 season will not stand in the way. On Sunday, Pujols met with reporters and said he expects his knee to be fully recovered in time for Opening Day. Pujols underwent arthroscopic surgery in late August, and was ruled out for the rema...2019
  • • Pujols likely to be ready for Spring Training
    Albert Pujols is making progress after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in late August, and the Angels believe he'll be ready for the start of Spring Training, general manager Billy Eppler said on Friday....2019
  • • Shohei Ohtani will not be ready for Angels’ Opening Day
    Don’t expect to see Shohei Ohtani on the field when the Los Angeles Angels open up their season. Angels GM Billy Eppler spoke with reporters on Thursday and provided an update on the team’s star two-way player. Ohtani is recovering from Tommy John surgery and underwent a checkup that apparently went well. Ohtani has been cleared for full strengthening rehab, but has not yet begun swinging a bat. O...2019
  • • Ausmus wants to 'balance' ABs for Pujols, Ohtani
    First-year Angels manager Brad Ausmus spoke Wednesday on the need to balance the at-bats of both Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani in 2019 as both players are coming off injuries....2018
  • • Ohtani, Pujols experiencing smooth rehabs
    Shohei Ohtani's rehab from Tommy John surgery is progressing as expected, though the Angels remain unclear on when the Japanese star will be available to hit in 2019. First baseman Albert Pujols, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in August, is also enjoying a smooth rehab and has continued to work out in Southern California this offseason....2018
  • • Pujols confident he'll be able to play 1st in '19
    Albert Pujols, who underwent season-ending surgery on his left knee less than two weeks ago, is scheduled to undergo a second procedure on Wednesday to remove a bone spur from his left elbow. The 38-year-old slugger also received an injection on Friday to help relieve tendinitis in his right elbow....2018

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Albert Pujols lifestyle

  • • Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and the Cubs Building the 'New-Age' MLB Star
    2016
  • • Pablo Sandoval's Shoulder Surgery Puts Kung Fu Panda at Career Crossroads
    2016
  • • Albert Pujols has a poster of Mike Trout in his bathroom
    We knew that Albert Pujols and Mike Trout were close buddies in addition to being teammates on the Los Angeles Angels, but we didn’t realize they were this close. Pujols is selling his Irvine, Calif. mansion for $7.75 million, and the listing was publicized in an article on OCRegister.com Friday. The home has five bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and features a movie theater, massive pool, and wine ce...2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Fifty-Six Reasons to Pay Attention in Spring Training
    2016
  • • Inside the Fun of Players' 1st-Time All-Star Game Experiences, Young and Old
    2015
  • • With Lessons of Game's Greats, Mike Trout Poised for Move from MVP to MLB Icon
    2015
  • • Pablo Sandoval Will Be Red Sox's Biggest Winter Addition, Belly and All
    2015

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Albert Pujols trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Albert Pujols to play in Dominican winter league; says he'll retire 'when I feel it's time'
    Pujols' rights were traded on Thursday to the Leones del Escogido...2021
  • • Albert Pujols plans to play Dominican Republic winter league for first time in career
    Pujols' rights were traded on Thursday to the Leones del Escogido...2021
  • • Albert Pujols has been changed to Black Chosen and will join the game
    Santo Domingo, RD. Star player Albert Pujols was traded to Leones del Escogido from Gigantes del Cibao, as this newspaper......2021
  • • Pujols homers against team that cut him, Dodgers beat Angels
    Albert Pujols hit his first home run against the Los Angeles Angels since they released him in May, sending Walker Buehler and the Dodgers to an 8-2 win Sunday. Cody Bellinger, the former NL MVP who has struggled mightily this season, homered for the second straight game, helping the World Series champions take two of three at Dodger Stadium in the Freeway Series. Trea Turner, making his second ...2021
  • • Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Dodgers reach agreement on big-league contract
    Pujols should see action at first base for the Dodgers...2021
  • • Dodgers continue adding to bench, acquire Yoshitomo Tsutsugo in trade with Rays
    Los Angeles added Albert Pujols earlier Saturday...2021
  • • Albert Pujols and Los Angeles Dodgers reach agreement on big-league contract, per report
    Pujols should see action at first base for the Dodgers...2021
  • • Dodgers, Albert Pujols Agree To Deal
    Albert Pujols is staying in Los Angeles: He and the Dodgers have agreed to a major league contract for the rest of the season, Jorge Castillo of the LA Times reports. The Pujols signing comes just over a week after the Angels let the future Hall of Famer go. Pujols then reportedly garnered interest from…...2021
  • Sources: Pujols joining Dodgers after Angels exit
    • Sources: Pujols joining Dodgers after Angels exit
    The Dodgers and first baseman Albert Pujols are in agreement on a major league contract, sources told ESPN on Saturday, confirming a report by the Los Angeles Times....2021
  • • Cardinals have internally discussed reunion with longtime first baseman Albert Pujols, per reports
    Pujols cleared release waivers and became a free agent earlier this week...2021

Albert Pujols stats and results

  • • The rivalries across sports that stuck to me growing up
    Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images It’s SB Nation rivalry week and I look back at some of the rivalries across sports that stood out to me. As rivalry week continues on across the SB Nation network, we ponder our favorite personal rivalries. As a Cubs fan, Cubs-Cardinals is obviously on the list. The funny thing is, I remember growing up a big fan of Mark McGwire amidst the 1998 home run cha...2020
  • • MLB scores: Albert Pujols moves into third place on all-time RBI list; Cody Bellinger leads Dodgers to comeback win
    Here is everything you need to know about the day in baseball...2019
  • • MLB scores: Albert Pujols moves into third place on all-time RBI list; Blue Jays stun Athletics in extras
    Here is everything you need to know about the day in baseball...2019
  • • Adam Wainwright predicts MLB strike, fears players walking out midseason
    MLB owners appear to once again be taking a stand this offseason against handing out massive long-term contracts to star free agents, and one veteran player is convinced the practice is going to eventually result in a work stoppage. Longtime St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainright said Friday that he is “100 percent” certain there is going to be a strike if MLB owners don’t show more of a willi...2019
  • • Angels rely on long ball to rally past Athletics
    Kole Calhoun and Justin Upton each hit two-run homers and the Angels' bullpen pitched 3 1/3 shutout ball to help the Angels edge the Athletics, 4-3, on Friday in the series opener. Albert Pujols picked up his 1,000th hit as an Angel and became the ninth player in history to record 1,000 hits in each league. Matt Chapman and Khris Davis each homered for the A's, whose lead in the Wild Card standing...2018
  • • Albert Pujols, Miguel Cabrera are sharing similar uphill battle
    When talking about baseball’s best right-handed hitters since the turn of the century, it’d be criminal to not have Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols be the first two names to roll off your tongue.If using wRC+ as the barometer, these two future Hall of Famers are just about identical — Miggy has a 149 wRC+ in 9,530 plate appearances and Pujols has a 148 wRC+ in 11,188 plate appearances. And while ...2018
  • • Albert Pujols hopes to play more first base after losing weight
    Albert Pujols is going from being considered dead weight to quite literally losing the dead weight this offseason.Speaking with reporters at camp on Friday, the Los Angeles Angels slugger revealed that he has lost 12-15 pounds since last season and is looking forward to playing more first base in 2018, per Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times. Pujols, who was officially listed at 240 pounds last season...2018
  • • The 10 most memorable moments of the MLB season
    Over the course of the six-month Major League Baseball regular season, some 4,860 games are played. As a result, there is no shortage of memorable moments produced along the way. It is a testament to the power of a moment if it can still stand tall against all comers by the end of the season. Such is the depth of these type of events that even the 600th home run of Albert Pujols, a walk-off Nolan ...2017
  • • The 5 Albert Pujols stats you need to know in addition to 600 home runs
    Five of the most interesting and intriguing stats of the legend...2017
  • • Miguel Cabrera, Albert Pujols Lead B/R's All-HOF Team in MLB Today
    2017

Albert Pujols parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • Albert Pujols clears up retirement rumors after wife's social media post
    • Albert Pujols clears up retirement rumors after wife's social media post
    He turned 41 in January, and his contract expires at the end of the season, and he probably wouldn’t find a ton of demand as a free agent....2021
  • • Quick Hits: Pujols, Blue Jays, Kennedy, Santana
    There was a brief flurry of speculation about Albert Pujols’ future earlier this week when Deirdre Pujols, the Angels veteran’s wife, created an Instagram post that seemed to hint that the future Hall-of-Famer would call it a career after the 2021 season.  Deirdre clarified her online statement soon after posting, and her husband also addressed…...2021
  • • Quick Hits: Pujols, T. Rosenthal, Gardner, Hoskins
    Deirdre Pujols, wife of Angels first baseman Albert Pujols, suggested on Instagram on Monday that this will be the final season of the 41-year-old’s storied career. However, she quickly amended her post and made it clear that he won’t necessarily retire after 2021. Indeed, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times was among those to…...2021
  • • Albert Pujols retiring after 2021 season? Angels star still undecided after wife's Instagram fuels speculation
    The 2021 MLB season will be the 21st in the majors for the future Hall of Famer...2021
  • Albert Pujols’ wife wrote about his ‘last season’ and everything went ‘bananas’
    • Albert Pujols’ wife wrote about his ‘last season’ and everything went ‘bananas’
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Albert Pujols’ wife apparently disclosed that the Los Angeles Angels slugger intends to retire after the upcoming season, although she later amended her social media post to be less definitive. The 41-year-old Pujols, a three-time MVP and 10-time All-Star, reported to spring training with the Angels on Monday. In a post on......2021
  • • Albert Pujols retiring after 2021 season? Angels star undecided despite wife's Instagram fueling speculation
    The 2021 MLB season will be the 21st in the majors for the future Hall of Famer...2021
  • Albert Pujols' wife suggests slugger will retire after 2021
    • Albert Pujols' wife suggests slugger will retire after 2021
    Albert Pujols’ wife Deidre may have broken a fairly big story about her husband’s career plans....2021
  • • The rivalries across sports that stuck to me growing up
    2020
  • • Albert Pujols' MLB-sponsored 'Strike Out Slavery' campaign spotlights fight against human trafficking
    Pujols and his wife Deidre received an award from the United Nations for their efforts...2019
  • Albert Pujols Foundation continues to make major impacts
    • Albert Pujols Foundation continues to make major impacts
    Albert Pujols and his family have been active members of their community for decades and their work has carried into the Anaheim area...2018

Top Albert Pujols news

  • • Pujols slams Angels past A's in 8-run seventh
    Albert Pujols' grand slam highlighted an eight-run seventh inning that allowed the Angels to overcome a five-run deficit in Friday's series-opening 12-7 victory over the A's at the Coliseum....2015
  • • Angels hold off Tigers' charge in slugfest
    Albert Pujols homered, Erick Aybar notched three hits and the Angels held on Tuesday night, beating the Tigers at Comerica Park, 8-7, to snap a four-game losing streak....2015
  • • Miggy's three-hit night not enough vs. Angels
    Albert Pujols homered, Erick Aybar notched three hits and the Angels held on Tuesday night, beating the Tigers at Comerica Park, 8-7, to snap a four-game losing streak....2015
  • • Calhoun, Shoemaker lead Halos to sweep of A's
    Right-hander Matt Shoemaker strung together six scoreless innings on Wednesday afternoon, limiting the A's to one hit while getting an assist from Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols, who each drove in a pair of runs to help the Angels secure their fourth straight win, 5-1, for a three-game series sweep at the Coliseum....2016
  • • Old Albert Pujols Looking Like Younger Self as He Continues Home Run Surge
    2015
  • • Wong takes third place in NL ROY vote
    Trying to become the first Cardinals player to win National League Rookie of the Year honors since Albert Pujols in 2001, Kolten Wong had to settle for third in the National League voting behind winner Jacob deGrom and runner-up Billy Hamilton....2014
  • • Pujols ties Foxx for 17th with 534th homer
    Albert Pujols took Rays starter Chris Archer deep for a solo home run in the fourth inning on Tuesday, giving the Angels first baseman six home runs in his last six games and 534 for his career, tying him with Hall of Famer Jimmie Foxx for 17th on the all-time list....2015
  • • Home Run Derby contestants announced
    Past Home Run Derby champion Prince Fielder, two Cubs players (Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo), two Los Angeles stars (Albert Pujols and Joc Pederson) and three third basemen (Todd Frazier, Manny Machado and Josh Donaldson) comprise this year's field....2015
  • • Home Run Derby contestants announced
    Past Home Run Derby champion Prince Fielder, two Cubs players (Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo), two Los Angeles stars (Albert Pujols and Joc Pederson) and three third basemen (Todd Frazier, Manny Machado and Josh Donaldson) comprise this year's field....2015
  • • Pujols' homer in 9th decides seesaw battle
    Albert Pujols ripped a three-run homer in the top of the ninth as the Angels beat Mariners closer Steve Cishek for a second straight night with a roller-coaster, 9-7, win on Saturday night at Safeco Field....2016
  • • Trout, Pujols power Angels closer to Astros
    Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning off Astros starter Lance McCullers and made them stand up to give the Angels a much-needed 4-3 win on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. With the win, the Angels moved to within 2 1/2 games of the Astros for the second American League Wild Card spot....2015
  • • Pujols climbs HR list as Angels shut out Rangers
    Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run off Rangers starter Derek Holland, and the Angels took the opener of a three-game series with a 2-0 victory on Monday night....2016
  • • Pujols passes Foxx with career HR No. 535
    Albert Pujols lifted a fly ball over Yankee Stadium's left-field fence in Sunday's first inning, going back-to-back with Mike Trout to move past Jimmie Foxx for sole possession of 17th on the all-time home run list with No. 535....2015
  • • David Ortiz Records 500th Home Run: Highlights and Reaction
    2015

Albert Pujols fantasy rankings and news

  • • Top 100 Hitters: Fishing for Stars
    It was an overall sad day in May when the Angels released one of the best baseball players in history.  Equally as sad, may be the reality that it was the right move for the Angels to move on from Albert Pujols as possibly the best player in history is toiling in the mediocrity of the AL West.  Mike Trout is well on his way to another MVP season and this move will ensure we see more playing time f...2021
  • • Albert Pujols Retires The Apostrophe From “I’m Mortal”
    Start engraving the Hall of Fame plaque for Albert Pujols now: First a Cardinal, then an Angel, always a God. Been a while since I got choked up about a player retiring, but this one had me bent over in disbelief like Brad Lidge. Often made fun of Albert Pujols, but he was arguably the greatest 1st baseman I saw. Objectively, he's the best post-war 1st baseman in MLB history. (Bet you can't guess ...2021
  • • MLB MVP 2016: Examining Predictions for AL and NL Award Races
    2016
  • • Jose Altuve's Career Year Makes 2016 AL MVP Award His to Lose
    2016
  • • Bleacher Report's 2016 Fantasy Baseball Draft Cheat Sheet
    2016
  • • Maikel Franco's Monstrous Spring Signals MLB's Next Big Hitting Star Has Arrived
    2016
  • • 1 Huge Fear Every 2016 MLB Contender Should Have This Spring
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Why Won't Anyone Take a Chance on Yoenis Cespedes?
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for September 21
    2015
  • • Angels Hitting Sustainable Peak Despite Front Office Civil War
    2015

Albert Pujols schedule, game

  • • Dodgers' Albert Pujols returns to St. Louis for potentially his last series at Busch Stadium
    The Dodgers have a four-game series against the Cardinals starting Monday...2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1707: Baseball-Reference Rewrites its Record Books
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Meg’s experience seeing Shohei Ohtani pitch, hit, and play right field in person, why balks can be so incomprehensible, the differing recent fortunes of the Angels and the Diamondbacks (and Albert Pujols), Jacob deGrom’s dominance and durability, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the big bats (and playoff fortunes) of […]...2021
  • • Top 100 Hitters: Fishing for Stars
    2021
  • • Chin Music, Episode 12: Can You Do That Without Being Shot On Sight?
    Chin Music is back on schedule. The traveling co-host chair stays put in New York as the sole proprietor of the Joe Sheehan Newsletter (that would be Joe Sheehan) joins me for a rousing discussion of baseball and, of course, other things. We begin by discussing the breaking news of Albert Pujols‘ release, John Means‘ […]...2021
  • • Albert Pujols' Angels career by the numbers: 10-year deal ends with declining production and no playoff wins
    The club designated Pujols for assignment on Thursday...2021
  • • Albert Pujols’ wife wrote about his ‘last season’ and everything went ‘bananas’
    2021
  • • The rivalries across sports that stuck to me growing up
    2020
  • • St. Louis Cardinals all-time team: Albert Pujols, Yadier Molina, Stan the Man and more
    We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April...2020
  • • Pujols, Ohtani eyeing return for Opening Day
    Despite being in different stages of both their careers and their respective rehabs, Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani are both eyeing a return to the Los Angeles Angels' starting lineup by Opening Day....2019
  • • Albert Pujols says knee injury will be fully healed by Opening Day
    2019

Albert Pujols rumors, scandals

  • Albert Pujols sparks speculation with quote about Angels
    • Albert Pujols sparks speculation with quote about Angels
    Albert Pujols faced the Los Angeles Angels as an opponent for the first time since leaving the organization in a three-game series this weekend....2021
  • • Quick Hits: Pujols, Blue Jays, Kennedy, Santana
    2021
  • • Albert Pujols retiring after 2021 season? Angels star still undecided after wife's Instagram fuels speculation
    2021
  • • Albert Pujols retiring after 2021 season? Angels star undecided despite wife's Instagram fueling speculation
    2021
  • 'Wake-up call': Public awareness of human trafficking important for change, Albert Pujols and ex-MLB GM say
    • 'Wake-up call': Public awareness of human trafficking important for change, Albert Pujols and ex-MLB GM say
    Patriots owner Robert Kraft was snared in a sex-trafficking investigation in South Florida. For Albert Pujols and ex-GM, public awareness is good.         ...2019
  • • How AL teams have addressed their weakest positions of 2018
    We took a look this morning at what National League teams have done to improve their weakest position (as per bWAR) from the past season, and now let’s turn our attention to the 15 American League clubs. Angels (Third base, -0.1 bWAR): Unfortunately for the Halos, this was a close competition to decide their least-productive position, as they received an even 0.0 bWAR from first base and only 0.1 ...2019
  • • Albert Pujols mocks Rangers pitcher after beef
    Albert Pujols mocked Texas Rangers pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez after the Angels'  6-3 loss in Arlington on Saturday.During the top of the 4th inning, Pujols was facing Yu Darvish with an 0-1 count when the Rangers pitcher buzzed him with a pitch up and in. Pujols ducked out of the way but had words with some in the opposing dugout after his at-bat, including Gonzalez.After the game, Pujols called Gon...2017
  • • Jose Bautista Is the Free-Agent Slugger with No Clear MLB Home
    2016
  • • MLB MVP 2016: Examining Predictions for AL and NL Award Races
    2016
  • • Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and the Cubs Building the 'New-Age' MLB Star
    2016

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