The deal was gargantuan enough to reshape the futures of two franchises, Albert Pujols bringing strength to the Angels’ lineup while weakening the Dodgers’ everything else. One Southern California columnist wrote the free-agent signing “could change the local sports landscape forever.” A commentator at ESPN said the addition of Pujols gave the Angels “the opportunity […]
DETROIT — Albert Pujols hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly to cap a four-run fifth inning and the Angels added six runs in the seventh, routing the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Thursday. J.C. Ramirez (6-4) gave up four runs allowing the Tigers to take an early 4-1 lead and 10 hits over five innings. Michael Fulmer […]
Milestone 600th home run reminds fantasy owners how dominant slugger has been throughout his career.
Doing a solid or misguided? You be the judge
Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the recently unstoppable Astros, Albert Pujols’ 600th homer, and the start of the NCAA tourney. Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories, rumors, game coverage, and Vines of dudes getting hit in the beans every day. Show More Summary
ANAHEIM — Two Angels players have hit three homers in the past week. One of them reached No. 600, and the other reached No. 77. While Albert Pujols rightly took the attention with his milestone homer in the Angels’ 7-2 victory on Saturday night, it was noteworthy that Kole Calhoun also belted his third homer […]
ANAHEIM — Representing the tying run and standing on first base in the ninth inning, Ben Revere took off for second base. As soon as he hit the ground, he could feel that he might be in trouble. Revere had the bag stolen, but his momentum carried him past the base, and he was tagged […]
ANAHEIM — As Albert Pujols approached and reached the 600-homer milestone, he found himself at the intersection of who he was, who he is and who he can still be. Pujols is indisputably a first-ballot Hall of Famer, a status he had secured the moment he finished the 10 big league seasons required for eligibility. Since […]
Go figure I was channel surfing between the Angels game and the NCAA regional baseball game in Long Beach when Pujols hit a grand slam for his 600th home run of his career - I may have missed the milestone by moments and figured something finally happened when I tuned back into the Angel game. Show More Summary
Albert Pujols hit his 600th career homer Saturday night, delivering a grand slam to become the ninth player in major league history to reach the mark.
Sunday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes the start of the College World Series, Albert Pujols’ 600th homer, and a rare feat for Jon Lester. Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning....Show More Summary
ANAHEIM — Some players crawl toward their milestones and touch them with fingertips stretched, like exhausted marathoners. Albert Pujols made this one look like an errand. With bases loaded against Minnesota’s Ervin Santana, who has been one of baseball’s best pitchers this year, Pujols took a tight, controlled swing in the fourth inning Saturday and […]
Albert Pujols hit a grand slam for his 600th homer in the fourth inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 7-2 victory over the Minnesota
Pujols is the ninth player in major league history to reach the mark.
When Albert Pujols hit his 600th home run Saturday, the baseball world welcomed him and appreciated the achievement.
Albert Pujols crouched, cranked his hands back and ripped them through the strike zone Saturday night at Angel Stadium. With that swing, as vicious as ever, the 37-year-old designated hitter vaulted himself into his rarest territory yet. He became the ninth major leaguer ever to hit 600 home runs....
Take a close look at the rookie. Those were Mike Easler’s marching orders at the start of spring training, 2001. It was an assignment he’d never forget. The Cardinals hitting coach had heard only bits and pieces about the 20-year-old towering inside a nearby batting cage. Drafted in the 13th round, the rookie played just […]
We wondered earlier this week why Albert Pujols’s chase for 600 home runs wasn’t a bigger deal. Now, though, it’s moot, as he’s gotten there. There’s not a whole lot to add here, beyond the fact that the Angels were playing the Twins,...Show More Summary
He's very much in decline now, but Pujols' first 10 seasons were almost unfathomably outstanding
Albert Pujols just blasted his 600th career homer, so it's time to look at who could join him in the club