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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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  • Royals overpower Angels, sweep ALDS

    Royals overpower Angels, sweep ALDS KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- James Shields was acquired by the Kansas City Royals to pitch in big games, and after his performance Sunday night, there will be more big games in his future. Alex Gordon drove in three runs...
  • Underdog Royals rout Angels to complete sweep

    Underdog Royals rout Angels to complete sweep
    KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - The wild card Kansas City Royals completed a stunning playoff sweep of the top-seeded Los Angeles Angels on Sunday with an 8-3 win that set up an American League Championship Series against the Baltimore Orioles. The high-spirited...
  • Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals

    Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals
    It's a fine mess the Angels have gotten themselves into, losing the first two games of the American League division series, both 11-inning nail-biters, to the Kansas City Royals at home, their high-powered offense scratching and clawing just to get...
  • Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason

    Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason
    Before David Freese had one of the best postseasons in baseball history, Albert Pujols came forward to offer advice. This was Freese's first time in the playoffs, and Pujols wanted to impart some wisdom. "It goes by fast," Freese recounted Pujols...
  • Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals

    Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals
    Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale. The Kansas City Royals won the American League wild-card game over the Oakland A's, 9-8, and it only took 12...
  • Royals 4, Angels 1 (11 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Royals 4, Angels 1 (11 innings) ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Kansas City Royals have figured it out -- winning baseball is all about pitching, defense, speed and the 11th-inning home run. One night...
  • Hosmer's homer puts Angels in hole as Royals prevail, 4-1, in 11 innings

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. They drafted him for this moment, groomed him for this moment, waited in vain for years, all the way through the 2014 season, for this moment. The Kansas City Royals chose Eric Hosmer in the first round of the 2008 draft as a cornerstone...
  • Hosmer's homer in 11th helps Royals take 2-0 series lead

    Hosmer's homer in 11th helps Royals take 2-0 series lead ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Kansas City Royals have figured it out -- winning baseball is all about pitching, defense, speed ... and the 11th-inning home run. One night after Mike Moustakas' 11th-...
  • Royals beat Angels again in 11 innings to take 2-0 series lead

    Eric Hosmer’s two-run home run in the 11th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 4-1 win over the Angels on Friday night and a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League division series. It was the second consecutive night at...
  • Absentee offense puts Angels on brink

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels led the majors in runs scored during the regular season, but they managed only three runs total in losing the first two games of the...
  • Angels can't stand the heat in pressure cooker of Game 2 against Royals

    Angels can't stand the heat in pressure cooker of Game 2 against Royals
    The late-night cardiac kids were back at it Friday night at Angel Stadium, and we certainly aren't talking about the Angels. The Kansas City Royals did it again. This time, it was a two-run homer by first baseman Eric Hosmer. It came in the 11th...