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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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  • 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....
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Angels can't get much going against Seattle, Felix Hernandez in loss, 3-2

    Angels can't get much going against Seattle, Felix Hernandez in loss, 3-2
    KEY MOMENT: With runners on second and third and two out in the second, Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind No. 8 hitter Mike Zunino with a three-ball count. Instead of walking Zunino to face .182-hitting Nick Franklin, Wilson caught too much of...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols gets first day off; Josh Hamilton nears return

    Albert Pujols was not in the starting lineup for the first time this season Thursday night, but the Angels first baseman said it was a scheduled day off and that he has not been slowed by any kind of injury. “They told me [Wednesday] that no...
  • 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,...
  • Sizzling Trout scorches Indians

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- Mike Trout's early-season slump is officially over. In the Los Angeles Angels' 9-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, Trout belted a double and two home runs,...
  • Home runs hurt Weaver once again

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- If right-hander Jered Weaver ever needs a safe haven on the road, he knows where to go: Cleveland. Entering his start Monday night against the Indians at Progressive...