Albert Pujols RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pujols expects to play every game at 1st base next season if healthy

    The Score "Albert Pujols believes he can do more in the field next season. He may have no choice if he wants to play on a consistent basis. With Shohei Ohtani likely to slot in as the Los Angeles Angels' designated hitter in 2019 due to a potential inability to pitch..." September 11

  • Albert Pujols to Undergo Surgery to Repair Elbow Injury

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Angels star Albert Pujols has already been ruled out for the rest of the 2018 MLB season, and he's going to go under the knife once again. Pujols is set to have surgery on his right elbow to remove a bone spur, the Los Angeles..." September 11

  • Pujols has knee surgery, likely out for season

    MLB.com "Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday. The surgery, which was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles, generally keeps players out for 6-8 weeks. Pujols, 38, is batting..." August 29

  • Pujols 9th player with 1,000 hits in each league

    MLB.com "Albert Pujols reached yet another milestone on Friday. After singling for his 1,000th career hit with the Angels in the sixth inning of Friday's 4-3 victory over the A's, Pujols became the ninth player to collect 1,000 hits in each league. The first 2,073 hits of his career..." August 11

  • Albert Pujols will not rule out retiring before contract expires

    Larry Brown Sports "Albert Pujols still has three years remaining on his contract beyond the current season, and the Los Angeles Angels would probably like nothing more than to be free of the roughly $87 million they still owe him through 2021. If the 38-year-old’s performance continues on its downward..." August 07

  • Albert Pujols hits 631st career home run, passing Ken Griffey Jr. on all-time home run list

    CBS Sports "In the bottom of the second inning Wednesday evening in Anaheim, Angels first baseman Albert Pujols launched a James Shields pitch into the stands for his 17th home run of the season.  What's the big deal, you ask? Well let me tell you. It was the 631st home run in the..." July 26

  • Angels' Scioscia juggling Pujols and Ohtani at DH

    Los Angeles Times "Albert Pujols was activated off the disabled list and started at first base Monday night, 10 days after receiving an injection of platelet-rich plasma in a swollen left knee that had bothered the Angels slugger for weeks. And so began a two-month juggling act for..." July 24