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Story Finishes April with 17 Extra-Base Hits, Including 10 Home Runs

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story finished April with 17 extra-base hits, joining Joe DiMaggio (23 in May 1936) and Albert Pujols (17 in April 2001) as the only players since 1900 to record 17 or more extra-base hits during the...Show More Summary

Around the horn: Albert Pujols is in rare company of players with multi-homer games

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Albert Pujols of the Angels has 52 multi-homer games in his career. Only six players since 1980 have had more than that. Who are they? Answer at end. … The Atlanta Braves have hit four home runs this season through Thursday's game, a total matched or exceeded by 36 players. The Braves ended a 15-game...

Angels come apart in sixth inning of loss to Rangers, 4-2

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Angels had a rally going. Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun had knocked back-to-back singles to start Friday's sixth inning, and Andrelton Simmons, two for two on the night, was approaching the plate. But, watching the broadcast, Texas staffers saw that Pujols stepped off second for an instant...

Story Breaks Pujols' NL Rookie Record for Home Runs in April

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story hit his ninth home run of the season during Wednesday's 9-8 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, breaking Albert Pujols' National League record—set in 2001—for most home runs by a rookie in April, per...Show More Summary

Pujols Passes Jackson for 13th Place on All-Time Home Runs List

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 13th place on the all-time home runs list during the third inning of Monday's 6-1 win over the Kansas City Royals, hitting career homer No. 564 to surpass Reggie...Show More Summary

Albert Pujols Passes Reggie Jackson on All-Time MLB Home Run List

Los Angeles Angels superstar Albert Pujols hit his 564th and 565th home runs Monday, surpassing Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson and putting him 13th all time in career home runs. "Even to put my name with those legends in baseball before me is pretty special," Pujols said after passing Jackson, per Alden Gonzalez of Show More Summary

Albert Pujols, Mike Trout power Angels to 6-1 win over defending champs

Albert Pujols showed Monday night that he is not finished yet, that his slow start might have been more a product of poor luck than declining skill and that he remains in pursuit of vaunted records. The 36-year-old launched two home runs at Angel Stadium after hitting only two through the season's...

Albert Pujols Hits 2 Homers in Angels' 6-1 Win Over Royals

6 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols hit two homers and Mike Trout added another, powering the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

Albert Pujols tied Reggie Jackson with career homer 563

Monday's Say Hey, Baseball includes Albert Pujols' historic dinger, Yasiel Puig's dangerous defense, and a bat flip that nearly went wrong. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary

Angels' Albert Pujols is not taking time off despite a slow start

Albert Pujols was hitless in 23 at-bats entering Saturday night, the second-longest drought of his career behind an 0-for-25 slump Sept. 12-19, 2015. He had a team-low.138 average yet somehow led the Angels with 10 runs batted in, which says a lot about the state of the offense these days. With...

Angels' Albert Pujols won't play much first base in newer ballparks

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

The more modern a ballpark is, the less likely Albert Pujols will play first base. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said Friday that Pujols picks his spots to play first base based in large part on the batting-cage situation. Generally, the sport's newer ballparks have more spacious accommodations....

Examining the Loud Return of Robinson Cano's Big Home Run Power

You know what they say about $240 million contracts. It's amazing how quickly they can go from looking like money well spent to money wasted and back to money well spent again. That may not be going on in Albert Pujols' neck of the woods, but it is in Robinson Cano's. Show More Summary

LA Angels Visit Golden State Warriors, Top Draymond Green, Steph Curry in P-I-G

The Los Angeles Angels are in the Bay Area to take on the Oakland Athletics. Why not stop by and see the defending NBA champions before the game? Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and other Angels stars visited the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, and from the looks of things on Twitter, there were a lot of laughs and much shared respect. Show More Summary

Pujols' RBI Single in 9th Lifts Angels Over Rangers 4-3

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols delivered a bases-loaded single with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels their first victory of the season, 4-3 over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.

Albert Pujols punches first winning ticket for Angels in bottom of ninth

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Texas Rangers did not want to face Mike Trout with Thursday night's game in the balance. Their manager, Jeff Banister, ordered Trout intentionally walked to load the bases for Albert Pujols with two outs and the score tied in the ninth inning at Angel Stadium. Banister brought in his closer,...

Pujols Homers, Trout Hits 3-Run Double as Angels Top Dodgers

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer, Mike Trout had a tiebreaking three-run double and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 Saturday night to complete a three-game sweep of the preseason Freeway Series.

Mike Trout homers again as Angels tie Cubs, 8-8, in spring training action

Angels 8, Chicago Cubs 8 AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols doubled in Ji-Man Choi in the first inning and hit a berm-clearing home run to left field in the fourth right after Mike Trout hit a home run to left-center field. Trout and Pujols have combined for nine home runs in Cactus League play. Shortstop...

Angels' Albert Pujols to play first base post

Albert Pujols will play first base for the first time this year on Monday.  The 36-year-old has been practicing at the position for the last month. In the last Cactus League game he’ll play, he’ll start there as the Angels attempt to understand how much he can handle in the regular season. “He...

Spring training: Angels 9, San Diego 8

Highlights of the Angels' 9-8 victory over San Diego at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Saturday: AT THE PLATE: Facing starter James Shields in the second inning, Albert Pujols and Kole Calhoun hit consecutive home runs. Shields said he believed Pujols' home run was foul. … Carlos Perez, C.J. Cron, Daniel...

Pujols, Calhoun Hit Home Runs in Angels' 9-8 Win Over Padres

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols hit a towering home run, Kole Calhoun followed with a homer and Andrew Heaney pitched five solid innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat a San Diego Padres split-squad 9-8 on Saturday.

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