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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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  • Scioscia's bullpen decision blows up

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- Trying to win a game with an unsettled situation at the back of the bullpen can be a challenge for any manager. Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia was faced with...
  • Angels' use of Raul Ibanez over C.J. Cron at DH draws criticism

    Angels' use of Raul Ibanez over C.J. Cron at DH draws criticism
    Heavy rain washed out Wednesday night's game between the Angels and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field, but critics of Angels Manager Mike Scioscia did not take the night off. Raul Ibanez was in the lineup for the third consecutive game, leaving...
  • Swisher's grand slam wins it for Indians in 10th

    The Sports Xchange Swisher's grand slam wins it for Indians in 10th CLEVELAND - For Nick Swisher, these were uncharted waters. "I've never hit a walkoff grand slam. I'm giddy," said the Cleveland Indians' designated hitter, after doing exactly that...
  • Easy out: Baseball's collision rule must go — now

    Major League Baseball needs to abolish Rule 7.13. Not tomorrow or not next week, but right now. The rule was adopted in the offseason, and outlaws home plate collisions, allowing catchers to block the plate only if they have possession of the ball. In...
  • Recap: Indians 5, Angels 3 (10)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Indians 5, Angels 3 (10) Indians 5, Angels 3 (10): Nick Swisher hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Cleveland an improbable victory over Los Angeles. The Angels went ahead on Albert Pujols'...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    TOP OF THE ORDER Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3) 2....
  • Mike Trout shows off power in Angels' 9-3 win over Cleveland

    Mike Trout shows off power in Angels' 9-3 win over Cleveland
    Mike Trout left his speed in the tool box, as he has for much of the season, but the center fielder showed some serious power in the Angels' 9-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Trout capped an eight-pitch at-bat by muscling an...
  • Chris Young, Mariners shut down Angels, 5-1

    AT THE PLATE: Seattle right-hander Chris Young had a no-hitter until Kole Calhoun snapped a 0-for-14 slump with a one-out single in the sixth. Albert Pujols broke up the shutout with a solo homer to left-center in the seventh, his 14th of the season and...
  • Tyler Skaggs' effort in Angels' loss isn't pretty, but it's progress

    Tyler Skaggs seemed to pitch two different games in Monday's 5-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners, a seven-inning start that was a microcosm of a month in which the Angels' 22-year-old left-hander has alternated between brilliance and turbulence. Skaggs...
  • Angels clobber Indians 9-3

    CLEVELAND Mike Trout slugged two of the Los Angeles Angels' three homers Tuesday night, accounting for four runs as the visitors pummeled the Cleveland Indians 9-3 in the second game of a four-game series at Progressive Field. While the Indians...
  • Trout's two homers pace Angels' win

    The Sports Xchange Trout's two homers pace Angels' win CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona thinks Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout could use some days off. "For his sake I think they should rest him," said Francona,...