Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 9 Days
Albert Pujols went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI in a win over the Rangers on Sunday.
Pujols continues to rake in the month of July, as Sunday was his eighth multi-hit game in 14 contests this month. He's 22-for-59 (.373) with 14 runs scored and 15 RBI in that span. It's part of an overall resurgence for the 34-year-old, who's hitting .279/.325/.491 with 64 RBI and 58 runs scored this year.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 13 Days
Albert Pujols went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's 8-7 win over the Blue Jays.
Pujols had a string of four straight multi-hit games snapped with an 0-for-4 night Tuesday, but he was right back at it on Wednesday. The home run, his 20th of the year, gave the Angels a one-run lead, and they ended up winning by the same margin. He also scored a run in the third inning. His strong push has his season line at .270/.321/.489 with a few days left before the All-Star break.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 15 Days
Albert Pujols went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in Monday's win over the Blue Jays.
Pujols is starting to heat up again; this was his fourth consecutive multi-hit game. He's 11-for-21 with two homers and eight RBI over his past five games after batting .235 with one homer over his previous 13. The veteran first baseman is slashing .270/.322/.486 and is on pace for 35 homers and 107 RBI.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 16 Days
Albert Pujols went 2-for-3 with two RBI in Sunday's win over the Astros.
Pujols came through with a two-run single in the third inning, giving him 57 RBI on the year. The first baseman enjoyed the four-game set against the Astros, as he went 9-for-16 with two home runs, seven RBI and five runs scored. Showing he's still got some left in the tank, Pujols is batting .268/.321/.487 with 19 home runs in the first half.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 17 Days
Albert Pujols went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI as the Angels beat the Astros 11-5 on Saturday.
The Angels scored eight runs in the seventh, even though Mike Trout went 0-for-2 in the frame. They then added one more in the eighth for fun. Pujols collected his 19th homer and 18th double. He's 7-for-13 with two homers and five runs scored so far in the series against the Astros.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 23 Days
Albert Pujols has a swollen lymph node in his groin.
Pujols was thrown out on a would-be double Sunday after jogging to second base and told reporters after the game about the groin issue. "I'm pretty sure I'll be all right," Pujols said. "They say it's one of those things that should go away." He may get some days off this week.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 26 Days
Albert Pujols went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a stolen base versus the Twins on Thursday.
The steal was the first he'd attempted since May 9. Pujols was also thrown out trying to take second on an aggressive (though misguided) move in the seventh. It suggests he feels healthier than he has in recent weeks, which is very good news.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 30 Days
Albert Pujols returned to action on Sunday June 22.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 1 Month
Albert Pujols (back) is not in the Angels' starting lineup Saturday night versus the Rangers.
Pujols is day-to-day with back tightness. Efren Navarro will start at first base in his absence.
Albert Pujols 1B/DH LAA 1 Month
Albert Pujols drove home a pair of runs on Friday, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Braves.
The two-run single in the eighth inning pulled the Angels to within a run at 4-3 though that was as close as they'd come. It was his lone hit in four at-bats on the night, raising his season slash line to .249/.307/.479 to go along with 15 homers and 37 RBI.