13 hrs ago
Albert Pujols swinging a hot bat lately for Angels
Angels first baseman Albert Pujols looked like he might hit his 500th career home run against the Tigers at Comerica Park this weekend before failing to reach the stands in the final game of the three-game series between the teams Sunday afternoon.
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22 hrs ago
Fantasy baseball News & Notes: Belief in Pujols is paying off
Drafting Albert Pujols this season required a certain amount of courage. It meant disregarding the metrics that indicated his career was on the steep decline, and disregarding the foot injury he sustained last year that ended his season prematurely and made him move like he was in slow motion.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
All-Star Game Insider: A.L. first basemen
Joe Mauer 's path to the All-Star Game got tougher the moment the Twins announced that he was moving from catcher to first base.
Medford Mail Tribune
Pujols belts 497th homer in victory
Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Harang boosts Braves
Aaron Harang came to the fore as the Atlanta Braves eventually eased to a 6-0 victory over the New York Mets.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Scherzer strategizing to neutralize Angels
Against the Angels' righty-centric lineup Saturday, one can expect a healthy dose of sliders and changeups from Tigers starter Max Scherzer.
Viva El Birdos
Cardinals' power drought has continued to 2014
The Cardinals did not have a powerful team in 2013 and lost their leading home run hitter in Carlos Beltran.
The Designated Hitter's Role in Creating Albatross MLB Contracts
To create an albatross MLB contract, you'll need a team willing to live dangerously, a player with an amazing track record and around 30 years of age on him, and - of course - a huge bundle of cash.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Does Albert Pujols Still Have Hope of Ever Returning to MLB Stardom?
After missing the final two months of the 2013 regular season due to injury, Albert Pujols is out to prove this year that he's still the same guy who won three NL Most Valuable Player Awards in a five-year span.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
Who is the "real" Albert Pujols these days?
Despite turning in the worst two seasons of his career in his first two campaigns with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, he chaffed during spring training when a reporter asked him if he felt pressure to produce like his young teammate Mike Trout.
Los Angeles Times
Angels' David Freese is trying to get his bat going
Many players would be thrilled if even a few weeks of their career mirrored that of probable Hall of Fame member Albert Pujols , but David Freese might be following one part of the script a little too closely.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The News Journal
As Pujols approaches 500 HRs, does anyone even care?
Just 25 men in Major League Baseball history have ever hit 500 homers in their lifetime, and here's Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols ready to join them after hitting No.
Cape Breton Post
Monday baseball scores: Athletics edge Angels
Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Los Angeles Angels have early concerns about Ibanez
During the offseason, it seemed as though the Los Angeles Angels were headed in the right direction.
Beltran leads Yankees to win
Carlos Beltran starred as the New York Yankees ended their series with the Boston Red Sox with a 3-2 win.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Wacha following up on October rookie breakout
In his first two starts for the St. Louis Cardinals, the 6-foot-6 right-hander has stared down one of the National League's top lineups.
Pujols' Bat Heating Up at Right Time to Carry Angels in Wake of Hamilton Injury
With Mike Trout emerging as, arguably, the best baseball player in the world over the past two years, I'm guessing you've probably wondered how good this Los Angeles Angels team would be if Josh Hamilton and Albert Pujols were still the MVP-caliber hitters they were with the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals , respectively.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Some of the interesting stats at the beginning of the MLB season
From Mark Trumbo to Jose Fernandez to the Seattle Mariners, there's been plenty of surprises to start the year.
Inside Bay Area
MLB: Tuesday's highlights
Mariners 5, Angels 3: Corey Hart hit two home runs to power Seattle. Albert Pujols and David Freese hit back-to-back first homers for Los Angeles in the first inning.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
St. Louis Cardinals prospects report: Piscotty and Ramsey continue to hit
Yesterday the St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates went 0-2 with two of the single-A affiliates having an off day.