Albert Pujols RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pujols passes Killebrew for 11th on all-time HR list

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols passed another legend on his ascent up the home run leaderboard Saturday, connecting for his 574th career blast to break a tie with Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew for sole possession of 11th on the all-time list. Killebrew, an 11-time All-Star and the..." June 26

  • Albert Pujols gave Gerrit Cole a ‘stern lecture’

    Larry Brown Sports "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 MLB.com notes, Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun worked a full count in the sixth..." June 06

  • Angels' Albert Pujols likely to be back at first base for three-game series in Pittsburgh

    Orange County Register "Albert Pujols is likely to play first base all three games this weekend in Pittsburgh, just as he has done in all the Angels’ previous five games in National League parks. That’s a bit of a surprise, considering that Manager Mike Scioscia said all spring he would be extra cautious with using..." June 03

  • Pujols climbs leaderboard with home run No. 570

    The Score "Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 12th place on baseball's home run list Friday with a line drive blast to left-center field off Houston Astros right-hander Mike Fiers. The third-inning solo shot - Pujols' 10th of the season and 570th of his career - broke a..." May 28

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

    Fox Sports "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..." May 11

  • Albert Pujols passes Reggie Jackson for 13th on all-time home run list

    Sporting News "Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit the 564th home run of his career Monday against the Royals, passing Reggie Jackson for 13th all time. Then he blasted No. 565 for good measure. Pujols' first homer of the night came in the third inning off right-hander Ian Kennedy, blasting a 91 mph fastball..." April 26

  • Albert Pujols ties Reggie Jackson with 563rd career home run

    Hardball Talk "Angels DH Albert Pujols tied Reggie Jackson for 13th on baseball’s all-time home run leaderboard with his 563rd career home run on Sunday against the Mariners. With Mike Trout on first base, Pujols drilled a 1-2 Wade Miley fastball out to left-center for a no-doubt two-run homer." April 24

  • Pujols mired in career-worst slump

    Los Angeles Times "Albert Pujols was hitless in 23 at-bats entering Saturday night, the second-longest drought of his career behind an 0-for-25 slump Sept. 12-19, 2015. He had a team-low .138 average yet somehow led the Angels with 10 runs batted in, which says a lot about the state of the offense these..." April 24

  • Angels fans are right to worry about Albert Pujols

    The Comeback "Albert Pujols is off to a pretty poor start (.148/.179/.148 in seven games as of this writing) and people are obviously worried about him. To be fair, he hasn’t been awful since signing with the Angels in 2012. But he’s definitely not been anywhere near as good as he was with the Cardinals. He hit..." April 12

  • Pujols' daughter earns gold at Special Olympics swim meet

    The Score "Albert isn't the only athlete in the Pujols family. His eldest daughter, Bella, is a pretty darn good swimmer, it turns out, and the Los Angeles Angels star couldn't help but boast about her prowess in the water after she won two gold medals Saturday at her first Special Olympics swim meet." April 10

  • La Russa: Goldschmidt is exactly Pujols

    New York Post "Reliever Sam LeCure turned the sound system volume to maximum, transforming 7:30 a.m. in the Diamondbacks clubhouse from lazy to Jay-Z. “H to the Izzo” ricocheted through what had been a church-quiet room with all the subtlety of an earthquake, followed by a fully pumped Vanilla..." March 25

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    Jeff Fletcher @JeffFletcherOCR

    Angels Albert Pujols scheduled to play first game on Sunday, at DH. Andrelton Simmons, DH today and SS tomorrow.

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    By the way, it's quickly become clear that Albert Pujols will be ready by Opening Day, barring a setback. Pretty much unrestricted already.

  • Albert Pujols is crowned Worst Contract In Baseball by ESPN

    Halos Heaven "Baseball writer Dan Szymborkski just published an article for ESPN Insider that names the MLB's Top 25 biggest albatrosses aka Worst Contract Ever Award. Now, you've probably already seen the headline of the article you're currently reading, and you're also probably a big Angels fan, so the fact..." February 23

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    Jeff Fletcher @JeffFletcherOCR

    Angels Albert Pujols said his goal is to be ready for opening day. Not sure about 1B. Seems more open to DHing now.

  • Albert Pujols has a poster of Mike Trout in his bathroom

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." February 20

  • Angels' Albert Pujols not expected to be ready for Opening Day

    CBS Sports "Angels not expecting Albert Pujols to be ready for Opening Day By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer February 18, 2016 9:38 pm ET Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is recovering from offseason surgery on his right foot, and by the sounds of it, the team doesn't expect him to be in game shape by..." February 19

  • Albert Pujols progressing after foot surgery, but what about Opening Day?

    Fox Sports "Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols has been cleared to start hitting baseballs off a tee, according to a team official, an early milestone in his rehabilitation from November surgery on the plantar plate of his right foot. Initially, the Angels said Pujols was expected to resume..." January 27

  • Albert Pujols cleared to remove walking boot

    MLB Daily Dish "Back in early November, Albert Pujols underwent surgery to repair a plantar plate on the big toe of his right foot. On Monday, Pujols was informed that he can now remove his walking boot according to a report from Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com. Gonzalez goes on to quote Angels general manager Billy..." January 05

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