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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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  • Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team as an injury replacement

    Angels' Erick Aybar added to All-Star team as an injury replacement
    Erick Aybar had his All-Star break planned out. The Angels shortstop was going to take his 7-year-old daughter, Ahaieri, and 6-year-old son, Eiren, to Disneyland, and get as much rest as he could after a grueling first half in which he played all but...
  • Mike Trout, Angels come out swinging in 15-6 win over Texas Rangers

    KEY MOMENT: Three innings in, Kole Calhoun had a triple, double and a single. With two chances to hit for the cycle, the Angels right fielder grounded out to first in the fifth and singled to center in the eighth. Was Calhoun going for the homer? "One...
  • Game roundup: Scherzer, Tigers win duel with Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: all games included Game roundup: Scherzer, Tigers win duel with Dodgers DETROIT -- Max Scherzer held the Los Angeles Dodgers to one run in seven innings, outdueling Zack Greinke in a matchup of All-Star pitchers...
  • Scioscia: Bullpen has 'taken some steps forward'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For the past few years, the Angels' bullpen has been an area in need of much improvement. With offseason signings and a couple of recent trades, it appears the...
  • Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson

    Problems continue on the mound for Angels' C.J. Wilson
    To explain his recent struggles, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson compared his pitching to golf. In his previous start, when he gave up three home runs in 41/3 innings, he was way off in the woods. Against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday at Angel...
  • Pujols' 512th homer lifts Angels past Blue Jays

    Pujols' 512th homer lifts Angels past Blue Jays ANAHEIM, Calif. -- With every big hit, it seems, Albert Pujols ties or passes a legendary player in major league annals, and Wednesday afternoon's game-winner was no different. The designated hitter's...
  • Angels outslug Toronto Blue Jays, 8-7

    KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols drove a ball inches over the center-field wall for a go-ahead, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The ball tipped off the glove of center fielder Colby Rasmus. The home run was the 512th of Pujols' career,...
  • Angels 8, Blue Jays 7

    (Updated: ADDS Lind injury in NOTEBOOK) Angels 8, Blue Jays 7: Albert Pujols belted a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning as host Los Angeles won the series finale against visiting Toronto. Kole Calhoun added a two-run blast and Howie...
  • Thatcher joins long line of Angels lefty relievers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels hope that left-hander Joe Thatcher can fill a two-year-old void in their bullpen. The Angels acquired Thatcher and outfielder Tony...
  • Jays top Angels, end losing streak

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds new ninth graf with Dickey quote Jays top Angels, end losing streak ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Right-hander R.A. Dickey and shortstop Jose Reyes propelled the Toronto Blue Jays...
  • Blue Jays 4, Angels 0

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 4, Angels 0 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Right-handers R.A. Dickey and Dustin McGowan combined with left-hander Aaron Loup on a five-hit shutout and led the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-0 victory...