Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.265
 
Career Avg.
.315
Name  Albert Pujols
Born  1/16/1980
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Number  5
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot6/23/2015 11:02:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is as hot as any hitter over the past two weeks, averaging .311 with seven homers and a 1.237 OPS over the past 13 games.
Insight: Pujols is also a career .308 hitter against Tuesday's starter Collin McHugh. He is batting .275 with the 23 homers and 47 RBI this season. He's not 'The Machine" anymore, but for the last few weeks he's been a pretty close facsimile.
 
Hot6/21/2015 7:15:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit his 21st of the season and 10th in June, but it wasn't enough to get the Angels past Oakland.
Insight: Pujols is batting .271 with the 21 homers ans 44 RBI. He's not 'The Machine" anymore, but for the first three weeks in June he's been very good.
 
6/19/2015 11:57:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is just 2-for-19 (.105) against Oakland right-hander Sonny Gray.
Insight: Pujols is batting .270 with 19 home runs and 37 RBI to date, but even with the wind blowing out to center on Friday this doesn't look like a good matchup for the slugger.
 
6/17/2015 10:01:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols blasted another home run on Tuesday night.
Insight: Pujols has nine homers in June already, and is now batting .273 with 19 home runs and 36 RBI overall.
 
6/14/2015 6:58:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols had the only RBI for Los Angeles in the loss to Oakland on Sunday.
Insight: Pujols was 1-for-3 with an RBI-single in the fourth. He also had the only RBI on Saturday with a solo home run in the, 1-0, victory. Pujols is hitting .276 with 18 home runs and 34 RBI in 232 at-bats this season.
 
6/14/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols provided the only offense in Saturday's win over Oakland.
Insight: Pujols hit a solo homer in the 1st inning which ended up being the game-winning hit. He finished 2-for-4 and now has 18 homers and 33 RBI this season.
 
6/11/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols provided the only offense in Saturday's win over Oakland.
Insight: Pujols hit a solo homer in the 1st inning which ended up being the game-winning hit. He finished 2-for-4 and now has 18 homers and 33 RBI this season.
 
6/9/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols had a big game Tuesday versus Tampa Bay.
Insight: Pujols went 3-for-4 with a homer, three runs scored, and a walk. The homer was a solo shot and his 16th of the year. He is hitting .268 with 30 RBI this season.
 
6/7/2015 3:34:00 PM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the, 6-2, loss to the Yankees on Sunday.
Insight: Pujols and Mike Trout went back-to-back in the first, but those were the only runs the Angels scored as New York completed the sweep. Pujols is hitting .258 with 15 home runs and 29 RBI in 209 at-bats this season.
 
6/7/2015 11:55:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is just 1-for-12 in his career against Yankees starter C.C. Sabathia.
Insight: This is clearly not a matchup Pujols owners want any part of even though Sabathia isn't the same pitcher he used to be. Sit Albert on Sunday.
 
Hot6/4/2015 9:35:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols didn't homer Wednesday night, but still collected two more hits to raise his batting average to .258.
Insight: Pujols has 14 home runs this season, including six in the past seven games and is looking more and more like the "King Albert."
 
6/3/2015 9:56:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a solo home run in the, 6-1, loss to the Rays on Tuesday.
Insight: It was Pujols' 534th home run of his career, which ties him with Jimmie Foxx for 17th all-time on the home run list. Pujols has 14 bombs this season and is batting .254 with 27 RBI.
 
5/31/2015 9:39:00 AM
Description: Angels first baseman Albert Pujols blasted a three-run shot in the second inning on Saturday night.
Insight: It was his lone hit in four at-bats. Pujols is now batting .250 with 11 homers and 23 RBI overall.
 
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.
 

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