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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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  • Spring training: Texas 15, Angels 8

    Spring training: Texas 15, Angels 8
    Texas 15, Angels 8 AT THE PLATE: The Angels had 12 hits, two each by Erick Aybar and Taylor Featherston, and Albert Pujols hit a home run for the third time in five games. Mike Trout tripled in a run in the third inning, running his hitting streak to...
  • Pujols homers in Angels' 3-2 spring training win over Giants

    Pujols homers in Angels' 3-2 spring training win over Giants
    Angels 3, San Francisco 2 AT THE PLATE: With the possible exception of Josh Rutledge at second base, the lineup Mike Scioscia started Sunday is likely to be the one he takes into the season. But it didn't do much against the Giants. Albert Pujols hit...
  • Angels fall to White Sox, beat Royals in split-squad spring games

    Angels fall to White Sox, beat Royals in split-squad spring games
    Chicago White Sox 7, Angels (ss) 6 Angels (ss) 7, Kansas City 6 (10 innings) AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout tripled and scored on Albert Pujols' sacrifice fly in the first inning against the White Sox and is batting .500 (eight for 16) with six runs and...
  • Mike Trout has big day in offensive exhibition with Cubs

    Mike Trout has big day in offensive exhibition with Cubs
    Angels 10, Chicago Cubs 9 AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout looked comfortable in the box, lining run-scoring doubles to left field in the second and fifth innings and singling to center in the fourth. Trout also walked, stole second and scored on the first of...
  • Angels lose, 7-5, to Reds in spring training game

    Angels lose, 7-5, to Reds in spring training game
    AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols had his second consecutive two-hit game. His bases-loaded, two-run single to center field off Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani highlighted a three-run third inning. Pujols lined out hard to right field in his last at-bat. Josh...
  • Spring training: Kansas City 6, Angels 4

    Spring training: Kansas City 6, Angels 4
    AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout singled to right field against starter Edinson Volquez in the first inning and hit his first home run of the spring, a 430-foot shot to left-center field against top pitching prospect Miguel Almonte, in the fifth. Albert Pujols...
  • Spring training game: Angels 3, Colorado 0

    Spring training game: Angels 3, Colorado 0
    AT THE PLATE: The Angels loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning when Kole Calhoun singled, Mike Trout walked and Albert Pujols singled, but they scored only once, on Matt Joyce's sacrifice fly to left. Erick Aybar tripled to right and scored on...
  • Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for 15 minutes, could earn fame with Angels

    Andrew Heaney walked off a mound at the Angels' spring training complex, met briefly with pitching coach Mike Butcher and then beelined toward the batting cage and exchanged fist bumps with hitters Albert Pujols, David Freese, Erick Aybar and others....
  • Angels' Albert Pujols might need an Olympic break in a few years

    Angels' Albert Pujols might need an Olympic break in a few years
    Albert Pujols raised the possibility of retiring before his 10-year, $240-million contract expires in 2021, but not for the reasons one might think. The Angels first baseman, who turned 35 in January, is in the fourth year of his deal, and already there...
  • Angels open camp with some question marks

    Angels open camp with some question marks
    Washington had the best record in the National League and was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season. The team's go-for-it off-season response was to sign ace Max Scherzer for seven years and $210 million. The Angels had the best...
  • Ex-Royals slugger Mike Sweeney, Angels coach Dino Ebel to hold clinic

    Ex-Royals slugger Mike Sweeney, Angels coach Dino Ebel to hold clinic
    Angels bench coach Dino Ebel and former major leaguer Mike Sweeney will be among the instructors at a baseball clinic this Sunday at the Iron Spikes Training facility in Upland. Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer Jordan Swaydan, former St. Louis...