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Albert Pujols
AVG HR RBI
.250 2 18
Team: LA AngelsHt / Wt: 6-3 / 240 NFBC ADP: 136.58
Position: 1BBorn: 1/16/1980 Birthplace: Santo Domingo, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 13th Round by Cardinals (1999)


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Apr. 27 7:05 AM PT8:05 AM MT9:05 AM CT10:05 AM ET10:05 ET14:05 GMT22:05 7:05 AM MST9:05 AM EST9:35 AM VEN18:05 UAE9:05 AM CT-Pujols had two hits Wednesday.
Analysis: He is 11 for 27 with six RBIs in his last six games.
Apr. 18 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Pujols hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night and snap a six-game skid.
Analysis: The game was tied at 2-all with one out in the fifth when Pujols hit his second homer of the season. Pujols has 54 career home runs against the Astros, the most by any player against Houston. He's gone 10 for 34 after getting just one hit in his first 20 at-bats this season.
Apr. 9 5:32 PM PT6:32 PM MT7:32 PM CT8:32 PM ET20:32 ET0:32 GMT8:32 5:32 PM MST7:32 PM EST8:02 PM VEN4:32 UAE (+1)7:32 PM CT-Pujols homered and hit a tying two-run single before Cliff Pennington's drive to the wall capped Los Angeles' ninth-inning rally from a six-run deficit for a 10-9 victory over the Mariners on Sunday.
Analysis: Pujols' homer was the 592nd of his career and first of the season. He is 5 for 9 in the last two games after starting the season 1 for 20. The Angels host the Rangers on Tuesday, and Pujols is batting just .171 with one walk but does have three homers in 35 at-bats against scheduled starter Cole Hamels. It is his second-lowest average of the 40 pitchers he has faced at least 35 times.
Apr. 6 5:12 PM PT6:12 PM MT7:12 PM CT8:12 PM ET20:12 ET0:12 GMT8:12 5:12 PM MST7:12 PM EST7:42 PM VEN4:12 UAE (+1)7:12 PM CT-Pujols went 0 for 4 with an RBI in Thursday's loss in Oakland to continue his slow start.
Analysis: Pujols is 1 for 16 with two RBIs in four games this season. The slow start is not uncommon for Pujols, who opened 2 for 20 in his first five contests in 2016.
Mar. 10 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET22:01 GMT6:01 3:01 PM MST5:01 PM EST5:31 PM VEN2:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Pujols played in his first game since foot surgery, going 0 for 2 with a walk in the Los Angeles Angels' spring training game against San Diego on Friday.
Analysis: Batting third as the designated hitter, Pujols grounded out to third base on a 1-0 pitch in his first at-bat. In the third inning, he drew a walk after fouling off a full-count pitch against starter Clayton Richard. Pujols grounded out again in the fifth. Pujols had surgery on his right foot in December after trying a less invasive treatment program that didn't work quickly enough. The three-time NL MVP has said he expects to be ready for opening day.

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