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Albert Pujols
Los Angeles AngelsOwner Arte Moreno’s millions have bought only dysfunction and disappointment the past two years. The mega-millions additions of former MVPs Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton have not gotten the Angels closer to their first...
Charlie Miller
1 month ago
Albert Pujols
Mike Trout continues to wow fans in Anaheim, the Braves are once again the hottest team in baseball, J-Hey sparks Atlanta, lefties can't beat the Indians, Pedro Alvarez kills the Cardinals and A-Rod's financial loss. These and other...
Charlie Miller
8 months ago
Albert Pujols
Cincinnati can win only against bad teams, Dee Gordon is fast, the Texas bullpen is good and the Astros may have trouble when they play at Texas. Here are these and other amazing stats from the week of May 6-12. 27    Retired...
Charlie Miller
11 months ago
Albert Pujols
Now that baseball is back in full swing, we started thinking about the future. And there’s nothing more fun than projecting where today’s baseball stars will be playing three years from now, and predicting who the best players in each league will...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
Fans love it when their team signs a big-name free agent or locks up a current star, but too many times organizations pay for past accomplishment instead of future production. There are obviously some baseball superstars on this list, but...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
A A’s A’s, as in the Oakland Athletics, are in a pennant race for the first time since 2006. We have the second wild card to thank for this, but the no-name A’s have been the hottest team since July 1. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
In the 17 seasons that have concluded with a postseason since baseball expanded to the three-division format in 1994, 66 of the 102 teams that were in first place at the All-Star break went on to win their division (64.7%). Of the 136 teams in...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
0-8 Boston’s Adrian Gonzalez suffered through an 0-fer day against Baltimore in the Red Sox’ 9-6 loss in 17 innings. The first baseman struck out in the 17th representing the tying run against the Orioles’ Chris Davis, who began the day simply...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
0 Runs scored by the St. Louis Cardinals while Adam Wainwright was in the game during his first four starts this season, spanning 20 innings. 2.05 ERA of the first-place Texas Rangers’ bullpen in April. 5.26 ERA of the last-place Los...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
3 Active pitchers who have held opponents to a sub-.200 batting average over a full season: Justin Verlander 2011 (.192); Johan Santana 2004 (.192); Kerry Wood 1998 (.196) [min. 162 innings]. 9 Times players have hit 40-plus home runs in a...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
AL West 1. Texas 2. Los Angeles (wild card) 3. Seattle 4. Oakland While the Los Angeles Angels upped the ante in the AL West by signing the ultimate free agent, Albert Pujols, and by signing away the Rangers’ best pitcher, C.J. Wilson, the...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
St. Louis Cardinals With the Cardinals wallowing 10.5 games back in the wild card race, several veterans convened a team meeting in late August to stress making the most of a misspent season. Two months later they did more than that. They made...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, here are five major storylines for the 2012 baseball season , as well as our predictions. Pujols and the Angels After their agonizing choke on the brink of the 1986 World Series, it took 16 years for...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
Los Angeles Angels Arte Moreno clearly doesn't like finishing second. After the Angels missed the playoffs in consecutive years (2010-11) for the first time in his ownership, Moreno fired GM Tony Reagins and a handful of long-time front-office...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
The 2012 baseball season is just around the corner. As players gets loosened up at Spring Training, we thought we'd pull from Athlon’s 2012 MLB Preview Magazine to catch you up on some of the top players at each position and help you...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
--By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) Since the St. Louis Cardinals won their 11th World Series in late October, the baseball world has witnessed many major moves and risky contracts — and that was with the big-money Yankees and Red Sox staying...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
In a surprise free agent signing, the Detroit Tigers won the Prince Fielder sweepstakes and inked the ex-Brewer to a reported 9-year $214 million contract today. And with that, the Tigers filled a huge hole after the loss of their All-Star...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
by Charlie Miller With Albert Pujols signing with the Los Angeles Angels, ending his 11-year tenure in St. Louis, just how much does that swing the balance of power in baseball? While the Cardinals are coming off their second World Series title...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
by Charlie Miller With Albert Pujols signing with the Los Angeles Angels, ending his 11-year tenure in St. Louis, just how much does that swing the balance of power in baseball? While the Cardinals are coming off their second World Series title...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
DALLAS, Texas — Let me start with this disclaimer: I am a St. Louis Cardinals fan. There I said it. It’s out there. The walls in my office are decked out with newspaper front pages of the Cardinals’ World Series victories and all things Redbird...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
Albert Pujols has signed a 10-year $250 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, ESPN's Buster Olney is reporting. This qualifies as a huge surprise as just yesterday his flirtation with the Miami Marlins ended and it seemed...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
by Charlie Miller Question: Would you rather be the GM that allowed Albert Pujols to walk? Or would rather be the GM, who seven years from now, will be associated with a contract that is crippling an organization? That, in a nutshell, is the...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Albert Pujols
Albert Pujols is dominating the MLB hot stove headlines right now. One of the greatest players in baseball history (who has never tested positive for steroids) is now a free agent and is testing the waters to haul in a giant payday. Reports have...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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