With No. 3 hitter Albert Pujols out because of left-hamstring tightness, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia moved leadoff man Kole Calhoun to the cleanup spot behind Mike Trout, Johnny Giavotella from the ninth to second spot and Erick Aybar from fifth to leadoff. That lineup produced six runs and 12...
Angels slugger Albert Pujols will miss at least a few games because of a tight left hamstring, an injury he suffered in the sixth inning of Wednesday night’s 6-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics, but Manager Mike Scioscia is “not anticipating” that Pujols will go on the disabled list.
Angels first baseman Albert Pujols left Wednesday night's game against the Athletics in Oakland with an apparent left hamstring injury. Pujols singled to center field against A's pitcher Dan Otero in the sixth inning, but Pujols slowed up as he was running to first. Show More Summary
First baseman Albert Pujols bounced back from an injury-riddled 2013 campaign to play 159 games in 2014, but the Los Angeles Angels slugger is hobbling right now after suffering an apparent hamstring injury against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Show More Summary
By the time Albert Pujols stepped to the plate in the ninth inning Sunday and hit a sharp grounder through the infield, he had been due for a hit.
The Angels slugger, who went to college in Kansas City, got caught up in a feud between the A’s and Royals.
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, who started the game with a.125 average, followed David Freese's fourth-inning single with a two-run home run to left field to pull the Angels even, 2-2. Albert Pujols hit a home run to left field in the eighth to pull the Angels to within 4-3. It was his 523rd — 18th...
When playoff time in major league baseball comes this fall, the measure of success for the 2015 Angels will be directly related to how they handled the Josh Hamilton mess.
Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 522nd home run of his career during the first inning of Sunday's 9-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals. According to Baseball-Reference.com, this moved him past Willie McCovey, Frank...Show More Summary
Albert Pujols has hit his 522nd home run, breaking a tie with Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas for 18th place on the career list.
Pujols is up to 18th on the all-time home run list.
The postgame interview with Albert Pujols on Wednesday night started out like most of the media sessions that have followed the many milestones in the Angels slugger’s distinguished 15-year career.
KEY MOMENT: Angels setup man Joe Smith, summoned to protect a 5-3 lead in the eighth inning, ran into immediate trouble when Dustin Ackley led off with an infield single and Robinson Cano doubled to right-center field, putting runners on second and third with no outs. Smith struck out cleanup...
Albert Pujols hit his 521st home run to move into 18th place on baseball's career list and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday.
KEY MOMENT: With Albert Pujols aboard in the fourth inning, Angels third baseman David Freese drove a 1-and-0 pitch from Seattle starter James Paxton through the chill of a 56-degree evening and over the 380-foot sign in right-center field for a home run and a 2-0 lead. "That ball was...
Albert Pujols has played on enough championship-caliber clubs to know what one looks and feels like. As he surveyed the Angels clubhouse in the waning days of spring training, the first baseman liked what he saw.
AT THE PLATE: One pitch after being brushed back by Pedro Baez's high-and-tight, 96-mph fastball in the fifth inning, Angels slugger Albert Pujols lined a grand slam over the left-center-field wall, his fifth homer of the spring. The Angels loaded the bases in front of Pujols on singles by...
Albert Pujols hit a grand slam and Andrew Heaney pitched 5 1-3 hitless innings in his last outing of the spring for the Los Angeles Angels, a 6-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron, who will split time at designated hitter with Matt Joyce and back up first baseman Albert Pujols, lined a run-scoring double to right field in the first inning and another double to left-center in the fourth to close Cactus League play with a.415 average (27 for 65),...
Watch out, American League. Albert Pujols is coming for you. That's what he and the Los Angeles Angels would have everyone believe, anyway. And as far as threats go, this one appears credible. If you haven't been paying attention, you've missed Pujols catch fire. Show More Summary