Albert Pujols Hit His 450th Career Homerun

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit his 450th career homerun, a 2-run shot in the first inning Thursday versus the Seattle Mariners.

Pujols Ends Homerless Drought

Los Angeles Angels first basemen Albert Pujols snapped his 110-at bat homerless drought when he hit a homer in the 5th inning of Sunday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Pujols Plans To Meet With Marlins

MLB.com reports free agent first baseman Albert Pujols will meet with the Miami Marlins as early as Saturday. Pujols helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series in October.

Texas Rangers On Wrong Side Of History In Game 3

By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com

ARLINGTON — This time, scoring runs was not the problem for the Rangers. They were finally able to mount some offense in a World Series.

Their problem was their offense came around on a night when everything else came completely apart, especially the bullpen, and the Cardinals are now up two games to one in the Fall Classic after Albert Pujols carried them to 16-7 victory in Game 3 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Saturday night.

Pujols became the third player in Major League history to homer three times in a World Series game, joining Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth.  CONTINUE READING….

St. Louis Ties NLCS

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, 12-3, to even the National League Championship Series at 1-1. Cardinals All-Star first baseman Albert Pujols went 4-for-5, with a homerun, 3 doubles and 5 RBI.

Pujols Hits At Least 30 Homers In Each Of His First 11 Seasons

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols became the first player in Major League Baseball history with at least 30 home runs in each of his first 11 seasons.

Pujols Gets 2000th Career Hit

St. Louis Cardinals first basemen Albert Pujols recorded his 2,000th career hit with a double in the 8th inning versus the Chicago Cubs.

Albert Pujols Removed From DL

The St. Louis Cardinals activated Albert Pujols from the disabled list. Pujols will be made available to pinch hit Tuesday, and is  expected to start at first base on Wednesday.

Pujols Set To Return Tuesday

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols could return from his broken wrist as early as Tuesday versus the Reds.

Pujols Expected To Miss About Six Weeks

By Matthew Leach / MLB.com

ST. LOUIS — As Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak participated in a Monday golf tournament to benefit manager Tony La Russa‘s Animal Rescue Foundation, he received the news he was hoping to avoid. The club’s head athletic trainer, Greg Hauck, called Mozeliak to tell him that first baseman Albert Pujols has a broken bone in the area of his left wrist.

Pujols will miss approximately six weeks because of the injury, which he suffered in Sunday’s win over the Royals. The Cardinals had hoped that Pujols had avoided a fracture, and in fact X-rays on Sunday seemed to indicate that was the case. But a CT scan on Monday showed a small fracture.

Mozeliak did his best not to show his displeasure as he finished out the day, as did La Russa with a separate group on the course. But there was little getting around it: This is a bad day for the Cardinals. Officially, Pujols has a non-displaced fracture of his left radius, which is one of the two main bones in the forearm. More to the point, though, the break is in his wrist, one of the worst places a hitter can be injured. MORE….

Pujols Homerless Since April 23rd

St. Louis Cardinals first basemen Albert Pujols has gone a career-high 91 at-bats since his last home run on April 23rd. Pujols is now batting .264. His seven homeruns at this point of the season is the lowest of his career.

Pujols Rejects Cards Contract Offer

USA Today is reporting that 1B Albert Pujols has rejected a contract proposal from the St. Louis Cardinals. Pujols is seeking a 10-year deal.

 

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