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Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols is a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball.

Pujols was selected as the National League Rookie of the Year in 2001 after hitting .329 with 37 home runs and 130 RBIs. He was named NL Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008. Pujols batted .330 with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs in 2005, and he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2008.

The Dominican Republic native was born on Jan. 16, 1980.
Albert Pujols is a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball.

Pujols was selected as the National League Rookie of the Year in 2001 after hitting .329 with 37 home runs and 130 RBIs. He was named NL Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008. Pujols batted .330 with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs in 2005, and he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2008.

The Dominican Republic native was born on Jan. 16, 1980.
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  • LEADING OFF: Cano's head, McCutchen exam, Matz debut

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ROBBY'S NOGGIN The Mariners will find out if star second baseman Robinson Cano can play after he was smacked on the left temple as the Los Angeles Angels' infielders were getting...
  • Albert Pujols' lights-out hitting lights up Angels' season

    Albert Pujols' lights-out hitting lights up Angels' season
    Jerry Dipoto had an inkling Albert Pujols would have a big year in February, when the Angels first baseman began rifling balls all over the field at the team's spring-training complex in Tempe, Ariz. "From the start of camp, you could see his bat speed,...
  • MLB is experiencing another power surge

    MLB is experiencing another power surge
    On the evening of June 16, baseball fans with the right television subscription were treated to an eerie display of power. It began at 8:18 p.m. on the East Coast, when Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds hit a home run to center field in the fifth...
  • Taylor Featherston feels 'terrible' about throw that hit Robinson Cano

    Taylor Featherston feels 'terrible' about throw that hit Robinson Cano
    Taylor Featherston was happy the Angels defeated the Seattle Mariners, 4-2, on Saturday night, but the Angels' rookie infielder repeatedly said after the game that he felt “terrible” about hitting Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano in the...
  • Angels beat Houston Astros, 2-1, in 13 innings

    Angels beat Houston Astros, 2-1, in 13 innings
    AT THE PLATE: The Angels scored their first run in the fourth inning after loading the bases on an Albert Pujols walk, a Matt Joyce single and an Efren Navarro walk. Chris Iannetta flied to medium left field, just deep enough for Pujols to tag and score....
  • Taylor Featherston an unlikely hero in Angels' 13-inning win over Astros

    Taylor Featherston an unlikely hero in Angels' 13-inning win over Astros
    Almost three months into the 2015 season, the Angels finally realized a return on the trade that sent one of their most productive and consistent hitters, veteran second baseman Howie Kendrick, to the Dodgers last December. Andrew Heaney was called up...
  • Angels come up short against Oakland

    Angels come up short against Oakland
    KEY MOMENT: The A's snapped a 1-1 tie with a three-run sixth inning, Stephen Vogt sparking the rally with a leadoff single. Ben Zobrist grounded into a fielder's choice, but Josh Reddick stayed back on a Jered Weaver curve and drove it into the left-field...
  • Angels shuffle lineup again, moving Trout, Pujols to third and cleanup

    Angels shuffle lineup again, moving Trout, Pujols to third and cleanup
    When Mike Scioscia fills out his lineup card, he feels like a house painter short on supplies. “We've got five holes in our wall and enough spackle for three holes,” the Angels manager said before Tuesday night's 4-1 victory over the Arizona...
  • Diamondbacks topple the Angels, 7-3

    Diamondbacks topple the Angels, 7-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels used a Kyle Kubitza single, a Diamondbacks error, a walk, a wild pitch and Mike Trout’s two-run double off Addison Reed to score three runs to┬ápull to within 5-3 in the eighth inning. Albert Pujols, who has 10 homers in 17...
  • Albert Pujols adds two more homers in Angels' 4-3 victory over Astros

    Albert Pujols adds two more homers in Angels' 4-3 victory over Astros
    Before the Angels opened a series against the Houston Astros on Monday night, Manager Mike Scioscia said he would probably keep Mike Trout batting third in the order and Albert Pujols fourth for the rest of the season. "Unless personnel changes, which...
  • Albert Pujols hits two homers in Angels' 4-3 win over Astros

    Albert Pujols hits two homers in Angels' 4-3 win over Astros
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, and runners at first and third with one out in the eighth inning, Daniel Robertson stepped in to face Astros reliever Will Harris. Robertson fouled off a pitch on a bunt attempt, but with the count 2-1 he dropped a...