LA Angels of Anaheim
2015 Avg.
.238
 
Career Avg.
.315
Name  Albert Pujols
Born  1/16/1980
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Number  5
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/29/2015 1:19:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols started the Angels 12-run onslaught against the Tigers on Thursday with a two-run bomb in the first. Los Angeles won, 12-2.
Insight: Pujols finished the game 1-for-2 with two RBI, two runs and two walks. He, however, is hitting just .238/.294/.436 with nine home runs and 19 RBI in 172 at-bats this season.
 
5/22/2015 10:34:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols returned in fine fashion on Friday night.
Insight: Pujols missed the past two games, but smacked a homer on Friday. He has eight home runs and 16 RBI so far this season.
 
5/21/2015 3:34:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols left Wednesday's game with a left hand contusion andf is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Consider Pujols day-to-day for now.
 
5/20/2015 9:45:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols left Wednesday's game with a left hand contusion.
Insight: This is good news. Consider Pujols day-to-day for now.
 
5/18/2015 4:45:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was 2-for-5 with a solo home run in the loss to the Blue Jays on Monday.
Insight: Pujols hit the solo bomb in the fourth, which is his 527th homer of his career. Pujols is only slashing .237/.287/.424 in 139 at-bats this season, but he is 4-for-9 in the last two games and has 10 hits in the last 10 games.
 
5/16/2015 12:33:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is a .316 career hitter with one home run and eight RBI versus Ubaldo Jimenez.
Insight: Pujols hit a home run on Friday, and with this favorable matchup, he should remain in fantasy lineups on Saturday.
 
5/15/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit his 526th career home run on Friday versus the Orioles.
Insight: Pujols hit a solo shot in the first and that's just about all starter Jered Weaver needed. The Angels added two more runs in the second and ninth to win, 3-1. Pujols is hitting .232 with six home runs and 14 RBI in 125 at-bats this season.
 
5/6/2015 9:31:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols had a two-run bomb in the, 5-4, victory over the Mariners on Tuesday.
Insight: Pujols was 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs in the game. He hit the homer in the first inning. Pujols now has five home runs with 12 RBI and is hitting .239 this season.
 
5/2/2015 2:40:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is back in the lineup versus for Saturday's game
Insight: Pujols must be much better because he'll play first back and bat in his customary No. 3 spot. There had been speculation that he would miss the series in San Francisco.
 
5/1/2015 11:04:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was not in the lineup versus the Athletics on Thursday and is expected to miss Friday's game against San Francisco.
Insight: Pujols will probably not start over the weekend either because the Angels are headed to San Francisco, and they play real base there with no designated hitter.
 
4/30/2015 5:05:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols told reports on Thursday his hamstring feels OK, but he is not in the lineup versus the Athletics according to the Ocean County Register.
Insight: Pujols will probably not start over the weekend either because the Angels are headed to San Francisco, and they play real base there with no designated hitter.
 
4/30/2015 10:12:00 AM
Description: Struggling Angels first baseman Albert Pujols will add a hamstring issue to his early season woes.
Insight: Pujols is likely to miss a couple of games, but at least should avoid a trip to the DL. He's batting just .208 with a very un-Pujols-like .654 OPS.
 
4/28/2015 3:18:00 PM
Description: Struggling Angels first baseman Albert Pujols has had very little success versus Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray in his career.
Insight: Pujols is 1-for-16 with one RBI versus Gray. That's a 0.63 batting average. Pujols' OPS against Gary is .121. It would be wise to find another first baseman for Tuesday night.
 
4/23/2015 10:31:00 AM
Description: Struggling Angels first baseman Albert Pujols gets a favorable matchup on Thursday.
Insight: Pujols is batting below the Mendoza Line thorugh his first 56 at-bats this season, but does have three home runs. He's a career 7-for-14 versus Oakland's Thursday starter Jesse Chavez.
 
4/22/2015 11:21:00 AM
Description: It might be time to finally sit the struggling Angels first baseman Albert Pujols.
Insight: Pujols is batting below the Mendoza Line in the first 52 at-bats this season, and against Athletics starter Sonny Gray, Pujols is just 1-for-13 in his career. Pujols does have two 2-for-4 games in the last three days, so there's always a chance he breaks out, but if owners have a better option, it is alright to sit Pujols.
 
4/19/2015 6:20:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a solo bomb in the loss to the Astros on Sunday.
Insight: Pujols went deep in the eighth to pull the Angels within one, but they didn't score again. Pujols has three home runs in 43 at-bats this season, but he is hitting just .186.
 
4/15/2015 5:49:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols went 2-for-5 with two runs and two RBI in the, 10-2, blowout victory over the Rangers on Wednesday.
Insight: Pujols is still hitting just .188 this season despite the two hits Wednesday, so he is off to a very slow start. He singled in the second and sixth to score a run in each inning. Pujols came around to score in those frames as well.
 
4/12/2015 6:34:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols went 2-for-3 Sunday against Kansas City.
Insight: He had a double and a homer, and now has two home runs and three RBIs through six games this season.
 
4/8/2015 11:59:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is a career .185 hitter against Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma.
Insight: Both Pujols and Mike Trout struggle against Iwakuma, so expect a nice start from the Mariners starter. Pujols is 1-for-6 with two walks and a strikeout in two games this season.
 
9/22/2014 2:02:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is a career .438 hitter (7-for-16) with three home runs against Oakland right-hander Jeff Samardzija.
Insight: Pujols has rebounded nicely in 2014 to bat .275 with 27 HR and 101 RBI. He's no longer "superstar Albert Pujols," but he's still pretty good.