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Pujols, Trout not just playing out the string with Angels

No one would have blamed Albert Pujols for taking himself out of the Angels lineup Friday. The same left hamstring that forced him to miss to two games earlier in the week was still bothering him. The Angels started the day 16 games out of first place in the American League West and their rotation...

What do Trevor Story, Bo Jackson and eight others have in common?

Colorado shortstop Trevor Story is the 10th rookie since 1986 to have at least 18 homers before the All-Star break. The others: Jose Canseco, Wally Joyner, Bo Jackson, Mark McGwire, Mike Piazza, Albert Pujols, George Springer, Jose Abreu and Joc Pederson…. All eight runs in Monday’s Colorado Rockies-Miami...

Angels' Albert Pujols sits out again

Albert Pujols did not play for the second straight day Wednesday, the Angels confident he can avoid the disabled list but reticent to push the 36-year-old’s strained left hamstring. “When a player needs a day off,” Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said, “you don’t want to just send him out there.”...

Pujols Homer Lifts Angels to 5-4 Win Over Pirates

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Tony Watson in the top of the eighth inning to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win Sunday.

Albert Pujols' two-run homer in the eighth inning lifts Angels to 5-4 win over Pirates

Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Tony Watson in the top of the eighth inning to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 win Sunday.  It was Pujols' 30th career home run at PNC Park, the most of any road ballpark for the 36-year-old slugger. Pujols also had a sacrifice...

Trout, Pujols Lift Angels to 7-2 Win Over Astros

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Mike Trout had a three-run double and Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in a big third inning to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Friday night.

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols lead Angels past the Astros, 7-2

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Mike Trout had a three-run double and Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in a big third inning to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros, 7-2, on Friday night.  The home run was the 570th of Pujols' career, moving him past Rafael Palmeiro and alone into 12th on baseball's all-time list....

Big leaguers turn to innovative pregame routines to improve in-game results

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Albert Pujols is a creature of habit when it comes to preparing for a game. The Angels slugger performs 11 different hitting-off-a-tee drills and an extensive soft-toss ritual before he steps into the batting cage. “I’ve been doing the same routine every day since I got to the big leagues in 2001,”...

Johnny Giavotella an unusual choice for No. 5 spot in Angels lineup, but it could work

Albert Pujols hit 13 home runs last June. Johnny Giavotella has hit 10 home runs in his major league career. Yet there was Giavotella batting fifth for the Angels on Tuesday, the guy on deck when Pujols bats and opponents say, “Pitch to a Hall of Famer with 569 career home runs, or pitch around...

Nick Tropeano delivers again as Albert Pujols blasts two-run homer in Angels' 2-0 win

For the Angels, May 6 was a black Friday indeed. Their ace, Garrett Richards, hit the disabled list. The depth chart on their team website listed three starting pitchers.Little more than two weeks later, the Angels actually have depth. C.J. Wilson is on his way back. Tim Lincecum is coming soon....

Pujols Hits 569th Homer, Angels Beat Rangers 2-0

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run, the 569th of his career, and Nick Tropeano threw 6 2/3 strong innings to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Monday night.

Venezuelan players on the Angels try not to focus on the chaos in their homeland

Rafael Ortega waited a lifetime for this opportunity, to be in the Angels lineup on nearly a daily basis alongside the likes of Mike Trout and Albert Pujols. Ortega, a 24-year-old outfielder, had played in only two major league games before this season. Promoted from triple A as a temporary replacement...

Albert Pujols, Mike Trout help fuel Angels' offensive surge

Albert Pujols has been playing major league baseball long enough -- 16 years, to be exact -- to know that some things are almost impossible to explain. Like how the Angels could score 36 runs in five games, including Monday night’s 7-6 victory over the Dodgers, after scoring only 24 runs in their...

Angels Edge Dodgers 7-6 in Freeway Series Opener

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols and Mike Trout combined to drive in six runs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Dodgers 7-6 on Monday night for their fourth straight win in the opener of the Freeway Series.

Albert Pujols says he's found a key to fixing his swing, but he won't say what it is

He won't say what, but Albert Pujols insists he found something in his swing three weeks ago, upon the Angels' return from a 10-game trip. He was hitting.132 then, mired in a massive, 0-for-26 slump that led him to a video session, where he says he recognized the issue that must not be named....

Angels go the distance, beat the Mariners, 9-7, win ninth inning rally

Albert Pujols saved the Angels bullpen from bearing another loss Saturday night, lining a three-run home run in the ninth inning and reversing the course of a whirlwind night at Safeco Field. His shot to left off Seattle closer Steve Cishek gave the Angels a 9-7 win over the Mariners. It came after...

Pujols' Three-Run HR in Ninth Gives Angels 9-7 Win

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to fuel a second Angels rally in Los Angeles' 9-7 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Is 2016 the Year Albert Pujols' Contract Goes from Bad to Embarrassing?

The Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols has been many things in his brilliant MLB career: a three-time MVP, a 10-time All-Star and two-time world champion. Now, he may be adding another, far less flattering label: albatross. At age 36, Pujols is a shell of his former self. Show More Summary

Kole Calhoun moves in Angels lineup, and Manager Mike Scioscia says he might stay there

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

In an effort to spark a struggling offense, Manager Mike Scioscia moved Kole Calhoun, who spent most of 2014 and 2015 batting in front of Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, from the fifth to the second spot in the lineup Sunday. Calhoun, who singled, walked and struck out twice in a 3-1 loss to the...

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

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