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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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  • Whispers: Angels, Rangers could go down to wire

    Whispers Can the Angels catch the Rangers? They went 19-4 in the first 23 games outfielder Mike Trout started, including a 10-1 record in starts since he rejoined the roster in August. Trout was just named Baseball America's Minor League Player of the...
  • These contracts may be killers

    How much is one of the best players in baseball history worth? We may soon find out if Albert Pujols follows through on his threat to test the free-agent market this winter. The Cardinals slugger probably won't be the only big-name player available....
  • News, notes and random thoughts on the Orioles and winter meetings

    News, notes and random thoughts on the Orioles and winter meetings
    Shortstop Jose Reyes, with that bizarre Miami Marlins hat, was just on the podium announcing his new six-year, $106 million deal with the Marlins. Reyes is a great player, but it is such a strange fit there since the Marlins’ top star is Hanley...
  • Five questions on the 2012 Orioles

    Five questions on the 2012 Orioles
    The big question swirling around the Orioles right now is what happens with the club's top executive post and, subsequently, its manager. There was no more clarity on the situation Friday. The belief remains that president of baseball operations Andy...
  • Peter Schmuck: Pujols deal will make for somber weekend in St. Louis

    Peter Schmuck: Pujols deal will make for somber weekend in St. Louis
    The report this morning that superstar Albert Pujols has agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Angels probably registered on every Richter scale in Southern California. No official confirmation yet, but the deal apparently is for 10 years and $250 million,...
  • Orioles conclude quiet winter meetings by trading for Eveland

    Orioles conclude quiet winter meetings by trading for Eveland
    There were no splashes by the Orioles at the winter meetings this week, no big-name signings or trades that signal to a beleaguered fan base that things are looking up after 14 years of losing. New executive vice president of baseball operations Dan...
  • Prediction Friday: Ravens-Colts and your reaction to the Orioles' winter meeting activity

    Prediction Friday: Ravens-Colts and your reaction to the Orioles' winter meeting activity
      The bar is open, but we are walking slowly and talking quietly in here today. I have a baseball winter meetings hangover. It’s impossible to explain the event unless you have attended it -- or worse yet -- covered it. I literally didn’...
  • Where will Francona manage next season?

    Where the next curse is Dom Amore Hartford Courant The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with...
  • Can losses be encouraging? Orioles hope so

    Can losses be encouraging? Orioles hope so
    So the Orioles lost three straight to the Yankees and suddenly the 3-0 start against the Minnesota Twins doesn’t mean much. For fans who have had this record on constant spin for 14 seasons, there is no discernible difference from this start...
  • Coffee Companion (10/24): Are you ready for some football?

    Coffee Companion (10/24): Are you ready for some football?
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: All...
  • Matusz gives up career-high 13 hits

    Matusz gives up career-high 13 hits
    Brian Matusz had some terrible outings last year, but he actually set a futility record on Tuesday. Against the Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles lefty allowed five runs on 13 hits in five-plus innings.  The 13 hits are the most he has ever allowed in a...
  • 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...