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13 hrs ago | Detroit News

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Rick Porcello, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

22 hrs ago | CNN

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Chris Davis

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout, Tyler Chatwood, Chris Davis, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball


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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Aaron Harang, David Wright, Luis Avilan, Howie Kendrick, Yadier Molina

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit Tigers

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Brennan Boesch, Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Pete Kozma, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals


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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, American League, Major League Baseball, National League

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

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.


Related Topix: Sports, David Freese, Baseball Players

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mark McGwire, Miguel Cabrera

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.


Related Topix: Sports, John Jaso, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Mark Trumbo, Baseball Players, David Freese


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.


Related Topix: Sports, Devin Mesoraco, Baseball Players, Alexei Ramirez, Martin Perez, Mike Trout, Jedd Gyorko

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.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jay Bruce, Adam Wainwright, Clayton Kershaw


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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Josh Hamilton, James Paxton

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Josh Hamilton, Baseball Players, Mike Moustakas

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Freese, Trevor Bell, James Paxton, Josh Hamilton, Matt Holliday

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Oscar Taveras, Baseball Players, Randal Grichuk