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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' Garrett Richards has worst start of career in 8-2 loss to Yankees

    Angels' Garrett Richards has worst start of career in 8-2 loss to Yankees
    The surgically repaired left knee is fine. The velocity of his fastball, which sits about 96 mph, is there. The tight-spinning slider has plenty of bite, and the cut-fastball has a nice late break. There are many physical similarities between the...
  • David Freese pulled from Angels' 8-2 win over Rays

    David Freese pulled from Angels' 8-2 win over Rays
    Angels 8, Tampa Bay 2 KEY MOMENT: The Rays trailed, 5-2, with one out in the seventh but brought the tying run to the plate after Asdrubal Cabrera singled and Jake Elmore walked, knocking Angels starter Matt Shoemaker out of the game. Reliever...
  • Angels end losing streak with a solid effort

    Angels end losing streak with a solid effort
    A lengthy list of problems, issues and concerns melted away for at least one night Tuesday, as the Angels pieced together what for them has been extremely elusive this season: a complete game. Not the kind where the starting pitcher goes nine innings,...
  • Angels' Matt Joyce hits bottom because he's not hitting

    Angels' Matt Joyce hits bottom because he's not hitting
    Matt Joyce might have reached the proverbial last house on the block, and there does not appear to be unlimited parking out front. After opening 2015 in the cleanup spot and hitting sixth or seventh for most of the season, the Angels left fielder was...
  • Uniontown native crafts bats for baseball pros

    It all started with stickball. Jack Marucci and his siblings played stickball with broom handles in the parking lot of their parents' North Gallatin Avenue restaurant in Uniontown, Shady Side Inn, and he'd walk with his younger brother Jerry to Nickman's...
  • Pujols' 538th HR helps Wilson, Angels beat A's 1-0

    A first-inning home run by Albert Pujols and two scoreless innings from the back of the Los Angeles Angels' bullpen amounted to all the support C.J. Wilson needed to get one of his most satisfying victories of the season. Wilson pitched seven innings...
  • Rays turn back Angels, 6-5, in 10 innings

    Rays turn back Angels, 6-5, in 10 innings
    KEY MOMENT: After the Angels rallied to tie the score in the ninth inning, they deployed closer Huston Street for the 10th. The first batter he faced, Kevin Kiermaier, hit a home run. The Angels, trying to win for the first time this season when...
  • Angels struggle to connect with Chris Archer in 6-1 loss

    Angels struggle to connect with Chris Archer in 6-1 loss
    KEY MOMENT: Tampa Bay right-hander Chris Archer took the mound with a 2-0 lead – on a two-run home run from Logan Forsythe – and that was pretty much the game. Archer gave up a leadoff single, then struck out six of the next seven batters....
  • Albert Pujols is a big hit in Angels' loss

    Albert Pujols is a big hit in Angels' loss
    On the West Coast, a slugger has a milestone coming up that his team's owner will be delighted to pay. There will be no threats, no contractual loopholes, no suggestion that a team that markets ballpark dirt cannot market a milestone. When Albert...
  • MLB needs to protect fans from injury at ballparks

    MLB needs to protect fans from injury at ballparks
    The pain has not gone away, seven years later. Neither has the metal inside her body. Surgeons needed that metal to put her jaw back together, after a wayward fragment of a broken bat slammed against the left side of her face. Susan Rhodes has made what...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson smells victory after boost from ammonia inhalant

    Angels' C.J. Wilson smells victory after boost from ammonia inhalant
    C.J. Wilson had completed five scoreless, two-hit innings Saturday night, but the combination of a minor sinus infection and the emotional toll of protecting a one-run lead left the Angels left-hander feeling a little drained. In need of a pick-me-up,...