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  • • Pujols passes Mays for fifth all time with 661st HR
    Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit his 661st home run Friday, passing Willie Mays for fifth place on Major League Baseball's career list....2020
  • • Albert Pujols Passes Willie Mays in Home Runs, if Not Dominance
    Pujols’s 661st and 662nd homers are cause for celebration, and offer a chance to reflect on a career that took a wildly different trajectory than many of his elite peers....2020
  • • Angels' Albert Pujols hits 661st home run, moves into sole possession of fifth place on all-time list
    Pujols is 35 away from fourth place on the all-time list...2020
  • • Pujols' 660th HR ties Mays for 5th on all-time list
    Albert Pujols hit his 660th career home run on Sunday, tying the Los Angeles Angels slugger for fifth on the all-time list with Willie Mays....2020
  • • Angels' Albert Pujols hits 660th career home run, ties Willie Mays for fifth-most all-time
    Pujols is now 36 home runs away from Alex Rodriguez and fourth place...2020
  • • Pujols passes A-Rod, alone in second on RBI list
    Albert Pujols passed Alex Rodriguez on the career RBI list (2,087th) Monday night. Next up: Hank Aaron at 2,297....2020
  • • Albert Pujols moves past Alex Rodriguez and into second place on all-time RBI list
    Pujols drove in his 2,087th run Monday and only Hank Aaron is ahead of him now...2020
  • • Albert Pujols moves ahead of Alex Rodriguez for second place on MLB's all-time RBI list
    Pujols drove in his 2,087th run Monday and only Hank Aaron is ahead of him now...2020
  • • Pujols ties A-Rod for second on career RBI list
    The Angels' Albert Pujols now has 2,086 career RBIs, trailing only Hank Aaron (2,297) for most all time....2020
  • • What MLB milestones could be hit in 2020? Albert Pujols closing in on Mays; Mike Trout nearing 300 homers
    Here's where things stand so far in this 60-game season...2020

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Albert Pujols injury and suspension

  • • 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
  • • Albert Pujols To Undergo Elbow Surgery
    Having already undergone season-ending knee surgery, Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is slated for another procedure. As Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times was among those to tweet, Pujols will have bone spurs removed from his right elbow. It is not clear whether the new procedure will really alter the timeline for recovery that…...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 Passes Willie Mays in Home Runs, if Not Dominance
    Pujols’s 661st and 662nd homers are cause for celebration, and offer a chance to reflect on a career that took a wildly different trajectory than many of his elite peers....2020
  • • Pujols To Cover Salaries Of Angels’ Furloughed Employees In Dominican Republic
    The Angels have been panned for implementing some of the industry’s most aggressive cuts throughout their scouting and player development staffs, and first baseman/designated hitter Albert Pujols is offering a helping hand to some of his countrymen who’ve been impacted. According to Maria Torres of the L.A. Times, Pujols will pay the salaries of the…...2020
  • • MLB's all-drafted after the fifth round team: Albert Pujols, Mike Piazza, Nolan Ryan and other hidden gems
    The 2020 MLB Draft will span just five rounds; here's an idea of the talent that could slip through...2020
  • • Albert Pujols not sure he will retire after monster contract expires
    Pujols’ contract calls for him to earn $29 million this season and $30 million next season....2020
  • • Albert Pujols hasn't 'closed that door' on playing after Angels contract expires in 2021
    Pujols has already clinched a spot in the Hall of Fame...2020
  • • Albert Pujols Hasn’t Ruled Out Playing Beyond 2021 Season
    Albert Pujols’ ten-year, $240MM deal with the Angels is set to expire after the 2021 season, and it has been widely assumed that the slugger would retire once that contract is up.  However, while 2021 is “my last year under contract…that doesn’t mean I can’t keep playing,” Pujols told ESPN.com’s Alden Gonzalez.  “I haven’t closed…...2020
  • • Angels' Pujols not yet ready to talk retirement
    Next year will mark the end of Albert Pujols' 10-year contract with the Angels, but he says that doesn't necessarily mean it will be his swan song....2020
  • • Rumor retrospection: The (would-be) Albert Pujols-Ryan Howard trade
    It was exactly a decade ago Saturday that ESPN.com’s Buster Olney dropped a bombshell on the baseball world, reporting that the Phillies had held some internal discussions within their front office about the possibility of a blockbuster deal of first basemen — Phils slugger Ryan Howard to the Cardinals for Albert Pujols.  It would have been a one-for-one trade, with both players switching uniforms...2020
  • • How each AL team addressed its weakest position this offseason
    We took a look Sunday at what the National League’s 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 (Catcher, -0.7 bWAR): Amidst signing Anthony Rendon and bringing in pitching, the Halos have also been looking for catching help in trade talks and free agent negotiations, with potential ...2019
  • • Anthony Swarzak had epic reaction to Albert Pujols' home run blast
    Anthony Swarzak helped Albert Pujols move up the all-time RBI chart and also added a Hall of Fame reaction to the ball being hit out of the park. The Seattle Mariners reliever served up a homer to Pujols in the ninth inning of Saturday night’s 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels. He managed to deliver the pitch and immediately go into a 180 degree head grab upon contact. I think it’s fair to say t...2019

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

  • • 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
  • • Watch: Rush lead singer has this unique part of MLB history
    When two icons of entertainment meet, it’s always a special moment. It’s even more meaningful when they share a similar passion for baseball and can celebrate it in a unique way. Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols and world-renowned Rush lead singer Geddy Lee shared a moment before the Angels faced off against the Toronto Blue Jays in Canada.Lee, who has a baseball with the signatu...2018
  • • Pujols' 10 most memorable moments
    In celebration of Albert Pujols becoming the 32nd player with 3,000 hits, and just the fourth with that many hits and more than 600 homers (joining Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Alex Rodriguez), here's a look at 10 of Pujols' most memorable moments....2018
  • • Pujols' 10 most memorable moments
    In celebration of Albert Pujols becoming the 32nd player with 3,000 hits, and just the fourth with that many hits and more than 600 homers (joining Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Alex Rodriguez), here's a look at 10 of Pujols' most memorable moments....2018
  • • Congrats to Albert Pujols on hit No. 3000
    What a special moment for Albert Pujols, his family, friends and teammates last night at Safeco Field.Pujols has joined some exclusive company. Here’s everything you need to know about Pujols and what he has accomplished on his path to 3,000 hits.First off, in case you missed it. Albert Pujols has joined an elite group as the 32nd player all-time to log 3,000 career hits and the first since Adrián...2018
  • • Facing Pujols special for Reds' Romano
    On Monday, Reds starter Sal Romano twice faced future Hall-of-Famer Albert Pujols. The baseball fan inside Romano couldn't help noting the special moment....2018
  • • The 10 most memorable moments of the MLB season
    2017
  • • Los Angeles Angels: Just how bad is Albert Pujols this season?
    By either version of WAR, the Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols has been one of the worst position players in baseball, but there is a stat that favors him.It was a nice moment when one of the greatest players of his generation, Albert Pujols, hit his 600th career home run in early June. More......2017

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

  • • 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
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: 2nd-Half Projections for Top Hitters
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best DraftKings MLB Pitcher Picks for July 10
    2015

Albert Pujols schedule, game

  • • 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
  • • Pujols confident he'll be able to play 1st in '19
    2018
  • • Albert Pujols out for rest of season after having knee scoped
    Albert Pujols’ season has come to an end.The Los Angeles Angels announced on Wednesday that Pujols underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will likely be out 6-8 weeks. Since the Angels are not in the playoff hunt, that takes Pujols out for the rest of the season. Pujols had been dealing with knee problems all season, even though he’s been in the lineup this month and even played on Tuesday. The 3...2018
  • • Albert Pujols out 6-8 weeks after arthroscopic knee surgery
    Albert Pujols will be out for roughly six to eight weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday, the Los Angeles Angels announced. This likely means Pujols will miss the rest of the season, as the Angels are well outside the playoff race at this point.Appearing in 117 games this season, the first baseman batted .245 with 19 home runs and 64 RBI.When the 2019 season rolls ...2018
  • • 2019 MLB schedule released: Yankees-Red Sox in London, Albert Pujols' St. Louis homecoming among key dates, series
    Let's dig in to what the 2019 MLB schedule has to offer...2018
  • • 2019 spring, regular-season schedules are ready
    The Angels' June series against the Cardinals in St. Louis will be Albert Pujols' first appearance at Busch Stadium as an opponent. View the entire 2019 slate, including the Spring Training schedule....2018
  • • Check out Cardinals' 2019 schedule
    The Angels' June series against the Cardinals in St. Louis will be Albert Pujols' first appearance at Busch Stadium as an opponent. View the entire 2019 slate....2018

Albert Pujols rumors, scandals

  • '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
  • • Flirting with Disaster: Nothing Can Derail a Playoff Run Like a Blown Save
    2016
  • • Mike Trout Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Angels Star
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Trouble
    2016
  • • Will Jose Bautista Be Worth a $150 Million-Plus Megadeal in Next FA Class?
    2016

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