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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 overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2

    Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
  • Jered Weaver leaves game early with back tightness in Angels' win

    Jered Weaver leaves game early with back tightness in Angels' win
    Jered Weaver was perfect Monday night, retiring every Toronto batter he faced. Unfortunately for the Angels, their ace lasted only two innings; lower-back tightness forced Weaver out of the game before the third inning. But in a season where so much has...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Garrett Richards has great outing in Angels' 3-0 win over Texas

    Garrett Richards has great outing in Angels' 3-0 win over Texas
    KEY MOMENT: Garrett Richards was snubbed in the All-Star selection process, and the right-hander said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder. It showed — he allowed five hits in seven shutout innings, struck out eight and walked two to...
  • Angels' Kole Calhoun is proving himself worthy of a full-time role

    Managers don't like to tinker with platoons that are working, but sometimes players can mash their way into full-time roles, as Kole Calhoun is doing with the Angels. Calhoun has shared right field — and the leadoff spot — with Collin...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish

    Angels' Matt Shoemaker outduels Rangers' Yu Darvish
    So what if five of his seven starts this season have come against former All-Stars, two of them Cy Young Award winners. Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker counters those aces with a wild card of his own, the mound bravado of baseball's all-time...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards strong again in 6-2 win over Twins

    Angels' Garrett Richards strong again in 6-2 win over Twins
    KEY MOMENT: Kevin Jepsen relieved starter Garrett Richards in the eighth inning and gave up a run-scoring single to Kendrys Morales that cut the Angels' lead to 5-2 and put runners on first and third with one out. But Jepsen struck out Oswaldo Arcia...
  • Grant Green's latest work station with Angels is third base

    Grant Green glanced at the lineup card on his way into the Angels clubhouse Wednesday and saw he'd be making his first big league start at third base. There were no double-takes, no raised eyebrows. "Another day," Green said, "another position." A...