Albert Pujols passes Lou Gehrig on career RBIs list

Baseball / MLB Apr 27, 2019

Albert Pujols passes Lou Gehrig on career RBIs list

Albert Pujols added another milestone to his stellar career. Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved past Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the ...

Shohei Ohtani won't be ready for Angels' opening day

Baseball / MLB Feb 1, 2019

Shohei Ohtani won't be ready for Angels' opening day

AL Rookie of the Year Shohei Ohtani has been medically cleared to resume full-strength training on his right arm following Tommy John surgery, although he will not be ready to hit for the Los Angeles Angels by opening day. Angels general manager Billy Eppler provided ...

Ohtani comes off bench to hit three-run homer in victory

Baseball / MLB Aug 19, 2018

Ohtani comes off bench to hit three-run homer in victory

Albert Pujols keeps climbing up the career hits list and hurting the Texas Rangers in their home park. This time, he had some help from rookie sensation Shohei Ohtani. Pujols drove in a season-high four runs, Ohtani hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels ...

Shohei Ohtani, Angels feast on White Sox pitching

Baseball / MLB Jul 26, 2018

Shohei Ohtani, Angels feast on White Sox pitching

Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani all homered in the same game for the first time, and the Los Angeles Angels routed Chicago White Sox 11-3 on Wednesday night. Pujols passed Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with his 631st ...

Angels shut down Rangers

Baseball / MLB Jun 2, 2018

Angels shut down Rangers

Shohei Ohtani doubled for his first hit in four games as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 6-0 on Friday. After Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run to put Los Angeles ahead in the bottom of the first inning, the 23-year-old Ohtani ...

Ohtani reaches base four times in rout of Jays

Baseball / MLB May 25, 2018

Ohtani reaches base four times in rout of Jays

Shohei Ohtani hit two doubles, scored two runs and drew two walks Thursday as the Los Angeles Angels overran the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1. It was the first multi-hit outing in eight games for 23-year-old Ohtani, who batted fifth in the lineup as a designated ...

Albert Pujols gets 3,000th career hit

Baseball / MLB May 5, 2018

Albert Pujols gets 3,000th career hit

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken-bat single Friday night against Seattle and becoming the 32nd player in major league history to join the exclusive club. Pujols dumped the single into shallow right field in the ...

Angels off to best start since '79

Baseball / MLB Apr 14, 2018

Angels off to best start since '79

The Los Angeles Angels are off to a sizzling start, thanks to contributions from all over their lineup. Albert Pujols homered and drove in three runs, Ian Kinsler had three hits and a sacrifice fly that scored Shohei Ohtani with the go-ahead run in the ...

Pujols, Trout ignite Angels as Maeda struggles again

Baseball / MLB May 17, 2016

Pujols, Trout ignite Angels as Maeda struggles again

Led by Albert Pujols and Mike Trout, the Los Angeles Angels' offense is starting to come around. Now if only they could preserve their injury-plagued rotation. Pujols and Trout combined to drive in six runs and the Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 on ...

Baseball / MLB Feb 19, 2016

Angels don't expect Pujols for opener

The Los Angeles Angels are preparing to start the regular season without injured slugger Albert Pujols. Manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday the three-time NL MVP is doing some swinging, but still faces a long recovery following November surgery on his right foot. Scioscia said team doctors ...

Baseball / MLB Nov 10, 2015

Pujols undergoes foot surgery

Angels slugger Albert Pujols is recovering after having surgery to repair the planter plate in his right foot. The team announced Monday that Pujols is expected to resume full baseball activities in 4½ months, which would be late in spring training. The surgery was done ...

Pujols goes yard three times in doubleheader sweep

Baseball / MLB 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 hitter's ...