Pujols goes yard three times in doubleheader sweep

Jul 21, 2015

Pujols goes yard three times in doubleheader sweep

Although Albert Pujols doesn’t much care for celebrations outside of October, he smiled and stood still when Mike Trout and Erick Aybar ran up and doused him with two postgame buckets of ice and liquid. After a landmark night even by this prolific power ...

Frazier wins Home Run Derby

Jul 14, 2015

Frazier wins Home Run Derby

“The Toddfather” has a new title. Todd Frazier — Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado — is baseball’s new King of Swing. The Jersey boy who never seems to get rattled waited until his very last swing — three times, no less ...

MLB names four stars for series against Samurai Japan

Aug 20, 2014

MLB names four stars for series against Samurai Japan

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As the Nichibei Yakyu extravaganza returns for the first time in eight years, Major League Baseball looks set to bring a serious squad to Japan come November. Three-time National League MVP Albert Pujols, currently of the Los Angeles Angels, and six-time All-Star Robinson Cano ...

Pujols belts game-winning home run in 19th inning

Aug 10, 2014

Pujols belts game-winning home run in 19th inning

After the Los Angeles Angels stranded 16 runners through 18 innings — including nine in scoring position — Albert Pujols provided the biggest blow with no one on. Pujols homered leading off the 19th inning, and the Angels outlasted the Boston Red Sox 5-4 ...

Apr 23, 2014

Pujols gets 500th home run of career

Heading toward the plate after the 500th homer of his career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels teammates waiting right there to greet him. He was pleased by the outpouring of support. He also had a message. “I ...