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Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols is a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball.

Pujols was selected as the National League Rookie of the Year in 2001 after hitting .329 with 37 home runs and 130 RBIs. He was named NL Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008. Pujols batted .330 with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs in 2005, and he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2008.

The Dominican Republic native was born on Jan. 16, 1980.
Albert Pujols is a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball.

Pujols was selected as the National League Rookie of the Year in 2001 after hitting .329 with 37 home runs and 130 RBIs. He was named NL Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008. Pujols batted .330 with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs in 2005, and he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2008.

The Dominican Republic native was born on Jan. 16, 1980.
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  • Matusz struggles again in Orioles' 7-3 loss to Angels

    Matusz struggles again in Orioles' 7-3 loss to Angels
    Brian Matusz had already allowed 11 hits through five innings of work Tuesday night, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter wanted to see if he could scrape one more inning out of his left-handed starter. Showalter believed Matusz earned the right to go out...
  • Will World Series go 7 games, and who wins?

    Cardinals in 7 Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun History tells us that the World Series team that wins Game 5 to take a 3-2 advantage goes on to win the title 66 percent of the time. All Texas has to do is win one of the next two games against the team...
  • Who in NL should get final All-Star spot?

    Regional hero: Freese Ron Fritz Baltimore Sun Why not an almost local hero? David Freese isn't from Kansas City, but he plays for the Cardinals and grew up outside of St. Louis, about a four-hour drive to Kansas City. He led the Cardinals to the...
  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez gets his first major league win

    Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez gets his first major league win
    ANAHEIM, Calif.– Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez kept a black Rawlings glove given to him by an old teammate five years ago tucked away in his bag, waiting for the perfect time to use it. Gonzalez and Nick Adenhart played together through the Los...
  • Who is next season's World Series favorite?

    Phillies will fight back Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...
  • Orioles struggle offensively against Jered Weaver in 3-0 loss to Angels

    Orioles struggle offensively against Jered Weaver in 3-0 loss to Angels
    Jason Hammel capped his remarkable first-half -- one in which he emerged from nowhere to become the Orioles' most dependable starter and nearly make the American League All-Star team -- with his ninth quality start in 17 starts this season against the Los...
  • At break, who's poised to have best 2nd half?

    Angels hitting their stride Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun The Angels got off to a terrible start, but when you go out in the offseason and sign one of the game's all-time best hitters and add a high-quality starter to a team that's already got a very...
  • Which player is key to baseball's 2nd half?

    Greinke with O's Nick Fierro Morning Call Zack Greinke, providing the Orioles can pry him away from the Brewers in a trade. They need him more than anyone else to finally get back to the playoffs in baseball's toughest division. Greinke (9-3, 3.32...
  • Who should replace La Russa in St Louis?

    Go ask Albert Dave van Dyck Chicago Tribune Best choice? Whoever Albert wants. And that's being only half-facetious because if the Cardinals have any hope of keeping three-time MVP Albert Pujols, the new manager will have to be someone he likes/...
  • After nearly a decade away, Duquette ready to rejoin the MLB fraternity

    After nearly a decade away, Duquette ready to rejoin the MLB fraternity
    When the Orioles agreed to a three-year contract Sunday with Dan Duquette to be the club's executive vice president, they hired a candidate with more than a decade of experience as a general manager and a track of record of getting teams on the right...
  • Hamilton ready to get paid

    For Josh Hamilton, these could have been truly glorious days. If not for the Cardinals' fifth rally in Game 6, Hamilton still would be taking bows for hitting an extra-inning, game-winning home run in the World Series. His drive to center field should...