Albert Pujols Teaches Yasiel Puig A Lesson About Paying Attention

We saw good Puig and bad Puig last night, as the Dodgers outfielder showed off his cannon arm, then two innings later got shown up by Albert Pujols for not paying attention. Smiles all around, and a valuable lesson learned about keeping your head in the game? This was an excellent baseball sequence. » 8/05/14 9:04am 8/05/14 9:04am

Pujols, Trout Mock Fernando Rodney's "Arrow" Celebration

There's nothing more frustrating than an opposing closer being demonstrative about doing his job. Say, Fernando Rodney getting the third out, then miming pulling an arrow out of his quiver, nocking it, and firing. Infuriating, if it's against you. Yesterday, the Angels got the very best possible revenge. » 7/21/14 8:58am 7/21/14 8:58am

Jack Clark's Lawyer Responds To Albert Pujols's Lawsuit With Pizazz

Albert Pujols is suing former baseball player Jack Clark because Clark recently went on his now-cancelled radio show and told listeners that Pujols's trainer once told him that Pujols had been "juicing." Judging by a settlement offer that was sent from Clark's attorney to Pujols's attorney this morning, Clark has… » 10/14/13 1:14pm 10/14/13 1:14pm

Report: Albert Pujols Likely Done For Season

Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list this morning with a partially torn plantar fascia ligament in his left foot. It was initially hoped the injury would only keep Pujols off the field for a couple weeks, but according to Tim Brown, Pujols has been told he's probably done for the season and that surgery is at… » 7/28/13 3:10pm 7/28/13 3:10pm

Albert Pujols Gets Robbed At The Wall, Tries To Undress Bartolo Colon

In the seventh inning of yesterday's Athletics-Angels game, Albert Pujols sent a Bartolo Colon fastball deep into center field. Unfortunately for Pujols, Chris Young was there to snatch away what very well may have been a home run. That's when Pujols decided that Colon's jersey needed to pay the price. » 7/22/13 11:23am 7/22/13 11:23am

How Clark Olson Beats Everyone Else In Fantasy Everything

The guy who just beat everyone else in America at all the fantasy sports, again, is a computer science professor who is not so much into trades but who is really, really into spreadsheets. Clark Olson, the 2012 winner of ESPN's omnibus Uber Challenge fantasy game, again, tallied the high score across an Olympiad of… » 2/16/13 4:15pm 2/16/13 4:15pm

The Angels Sign Josh Hamilton, Have A Terrifying Lineup

Josh Hamilton is officially an Angel after agreeing to a five-year, $125 million deal with the team. The Angels now have a lineup that is built around the best player in baseball in Mike Trout, and two guys who are still capable of claiming that title as their own in Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton. The rest of the… » 12/13/12 3:25pm 12/13/12 3:25pm

Albert Pujols Finally Hits Home Run, Is The Nicest Human Being In The World

It was bound to happen and it could not have happened to a better player human being. One day after Mike Scioscia sat the struggling first baseman, Pujols came back and knocked one out of the park-his first of the year. It was just the kind of classy and professional move expected of a player of Albert's caliber and… » 5/06/12 6:26pm 5/06/12 6:26pm

Maybe Albert Pujols Abandoned The Cardinals, But He Took The Midwestern Mawkishness With Him

ESPN LA reports that Pujols is uncomfortable with the Angels' "El Hombre" billboards, because Stan Musial is the only person ever to be called "the man" before, and he's the greatest man ever to have lived, and Albert Pujols, mighty and moral though he might be, could never compare. "I still have the same respect for… » 2/22/12 4:40pm 2/22/12 4:40pm

Why Albert Pujols Really Doesn't Care About The Money

Infographics: we have them! Click to enlarge. Turns out that by moving to a state with one of the highest income tax rates in the nation, Albert Pujols has a legitimate claim to not worrying about the extra "$3 or $4 million a year" he's getting from the Angels. Meanwhile, the zero state income tax is the reason every… » 12/12/11 5:00pm 12/12/11 5:00pm

Here's The Newspaper Ad Albert Pujols Took Out To Thank St. Louis Fans

It's become almost expected for itinerant athletes to go the newspaper ad route when leaving town, and at this point free agency might be the only thing keeping print media alive. Pujols took out a full-page ad on C10 of today's Post-Dispatch fondly reminiscing on his time in St. Louis, but the typical PR boilerplate … » 12/09/11 3:30pm 12/09/11 3:30pm