Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels reacts to his two run homerun in front of Maicer Izturis #13 and Mark Trumbo #44 for a 3-0 lead over the New York Yankees during the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 29, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Pujols Hits Homerun No. 497 To Lead Angels Past Tigers 11-6

Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

04/18/2014

Pinch hitter John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run in the ninth inning to give the As a 3-2 lead against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 14, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

John Jaso’s Pinch-Hit Homer Lifts A’s Over Angels, 3-2

John Jaso came up big again as a pinch-hitter with a home run against Los Angeles Angels closer Ernesto Frieri, a year and five days after doing the same thing to Kevin Jepsen at Angel Stadium — a place where Jaso just loves to hit.

04/14/2014

Albert Pujols connects in the 9th inning to keep the Angels from being shut out Thursday evening. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Sport)

Pujols Homers In Back-To-Back Games To Lead Angels Past Mariners, 2-0

Albert Pujols homered for the second straight game while Garrett Richards and two relievers combined on one-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night.

04/09/2014

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim gets ready to make a play against the Chicago Cubs during a spring training game at Tempe Diablo Stadium on March 7, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona. (credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Angels Hoping To Reach Potential In 2014

The Angels’ four-year absence from the playoffs is embarrassing for an organization with a sky-high payroll and equally lofty expectations, but they seem capable of ending the drought if the club’s various pieces finally add up properly.

03/25/2014

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Pujols, Richards Lead Angels Over Indians, 5-2

Albert Pujols tripled and doubled to back a scoreless start by Garrett Richards in the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

03/23/2014

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the fourth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 16, 2013. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Pujols, Trout Homer As Angels Edge Royals 3-2

Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered to back Jered Weaver and help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Thursday.

03/20/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Pujols, Trout Lead Angels’ Powerful Offense

Albert Pujols doubled twice, Mike Trout hit a solo homer and the Los Angeles Angles beat the Chicago White Sox 14-10 Wednesday.

03/19/2014

"El Hombre" may have been the biggest sports get for Southern California in years, but he apparently forgot to pay two tax liens totaling $729.94 when he signed his record $250 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels in 2011. ( credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Trout, Pujols Have RBI Doubles In Angels Loss

Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each had RBI doubles for the Los Angeles Angels, but the Robinson Cano continued his torrid spring training in the Seattle Mariners’ 10-6 win Tuesday.

03/11/2014

Albert Pujols (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Sport)

Diamondbacks Polish Off Angels 5-2 In Split-Squad Play

Didi Gregorious doubled in two runs and Paul Goldschmidt added an RBI double in the Arizona Diamondbacks split-squad’s 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.

03/08/2014

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels looks at his second broken bat of the night against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on July 26, 2013 in Oakland, California. The A's won 6-4. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Jered Weaver Allows 1 Earned Run In Loss To Giants, 3-2

Matt Cain pitched three shutout innings in his first start of the spring and Pablo Sandoval hit a pair of RBI singles as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday.

03/05/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 01: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks bats against the San Francisco Giants during the MLB game at Chase Field on September 1, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 8-2.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: First Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at first base for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/03/2014

Oakland Athletics v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Josh Hamilton On Crutches With Strained Calf

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will be sidelined for at least two weeks because of a strained calf muscle, and pitcher C.J. Wilson does not appear to be seriously hurt after getting struck on the head by a line drive in batting practice.

02/26/2014

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels looks at his second broken bat of the night against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on July 26, 2013 in Oakland, California. The A's won 6-4. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Pujols Sues Ex-Cardinal Star Jack Clark For Steroid Comments

Albert Pujols sued Jack Clark on Friday over comments on a local radio show accusing the three-time NL MVP of using steroids.

10/04/2013

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim looks at his second broken bat of the night against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on July 26, 2013 in Oakland, California. The A's won 6-4. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Angels: Pujols Is Done For The Season

The Los Angeles Angels say slugger Albert Pujols is done for the season because of an injured left foot.

08/19/2013

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Keidel: The End Of MLB Innocence

The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”

08/16/2013

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