Too bad, because the Mike Trout Show would be must-watch television.
KEY MOMENT: Rays starter Alex Colome fooled Mike Trout badly in the third inning with an 0-and-1 breaking ball in the dirt that the Angels star couldn't check his swing on. But instead of burying an 0-2 pitch in the dirt or going upstairs with a fastball, Colome hung a belt-high slider over the...
Albert Pujols homered twice, and Mike Trout and David Freese also went deep for the Los Angeles Angels in a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night, extending their winning streak to five games.
The Angels will start Albert Pujols at designated hitter in Sunday's nationally televised game against the Detroit Tigers, and Manager Mike Scioscia said there is no timetable for when Pujols might return to first base.
KEY MOMENT: The Angels had already hit four solo homers against Tigers starter Shane Greene — including back-to-back, second-inning shots by Matt Joyce and Carlos Perez — when Albert Pujols came to the plate later in second with two outs and two runners on. Pujols blasted a homer to left field...
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols were among five Los Angeles Angels to homer in the first two innings, allowing Jered Weaver to breeze to an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Albert Pujols had his 530th career homer among three hits, and Hector Santiago pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
The game might not have come easy to Albert Pujols, but the results did.
Chris Iannetta hit his fourth career grand slam, Albert Pujols and Matt Joyce also homered and C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball over six innings for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-2 rout over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
The stoicism that cloaks Albert Pujols during a game had vanished, at least for the moment. This was a game-winning moment, a walk-off moment, and Pujols let the world share in his enjoyment.
KEY MOMENT: With two on and two out in the ninth inning, the Padres walked Mike Trout intentionally, loading the bases for Albert Pujols. Although Pujols was batting.224 overall and.152 with runners in scoring position, Pujols slapped the second pitch from closer Craig Kimbrel into left field...
Albert Pujols hit a two-out, broken-bat single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Angels a walk-off win over the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Monday night.
Congratulations go out to the St. Louis Cardinals who ended their dramatic playoff run capturing their 11th World Series. For our purposes, this adds to the already Hall of Fame careers of Albert Pujols and Tony LaRussa, but does this aid others in their Cooperstown quest? How about Lance Berkman? Does this help propel his resume? What about Chris Carpenter? Just our thoughts!
AT THE PLATE: The bruised left hand that caused Albert Pujols to miss Thursday night's game in Toronto is better. The first baseman lined a solo homer to left-center field, his eighth of the season and 528th of his career, in the fourth inning, and blooped a double to right and scored in the eighth....
Chris Iannetta and Erick Aybar homered in the Angels' nine-run fifth inning, and Albert Pujols also hit a home run on Friday night to lead Los Angeles to a 12-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
The inside of Albert Pujols’ left hand was still too sore and swollen to properly grip and swing a bat Thursday, and the Angels slugger was not in the lineup for the series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays in the Rogers Centre.
Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was forced to leave the team's May 20 game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a wrist injury. Continue for updates. Pujols Exits With Wrist Injury Wednesday, May 20 After being hit by aShow More Summary
Internal options will help, but there's a distinct need for a trade, too. The Dodgers are good. Also, Albert Pujols is overpaid, the moon is in space, and whatever you're about to eat is bad for you. But today we're talking about the Dodgers, who are, again, good. Show More Summary
Angels 2, Colorado 1 (11 innings)
Mike Trout made two spectacular defensive plays in extra innings, Albert Pujols hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 11th, and the Los Angeles Angels sent the Colorado Rockies to their 11th consecutive loss, 2-1 Wednesday night.