Posts Tagged 'Albert Pujols'

Pujols A Cub? UGHHHHH! [comic]

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Cardinals Exercise Option On Pujols

Belleville News Democrat reports –

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday exercised their $16 million contract option on first baseman Albert Pujols for 2011. The team also announced that left-handed reliever Trever Miller’s option for 2011 was met. Miller needed to pitch in at least 45 games to have his $2 million salary exercised for next season. Pujols, 30, led the National League in home runs (42) and RBIs (118), and he tied Matt Holliday for the team lead in batting at .312. Holliday’s average, however, was slightly higher: .31208 to .31175. Pujols hit his 400th career home run and also set the franchise mark for career multi-homer games with 39.

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How To Crush A Baseball – Literally [pic]

This photo of Albert Pujols was taken at the precise moment that the baseball is literally crushed by the bat. It was taken in 2009 by Scott Rovak.

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Pujols Undergoes Elbow Surgery

pujols-smThe Belleville News-Democrat reported –

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols on Wednesday morning underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow with debridement of bone spurs and removal of bone chips. During the procedure, doctors determined that Pujols did not require ligament reconstruction. The arthroscopic procedure was not related to the previous nerve transposition surgery that Pujols underwent last year.

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Pujols Named Player Of Decade

pujolsSportingNews reported –

No muss, no fuss, no drama—and no longer much debate about who is the best player in baseball. For much of the decade, the debate focused on Rodriguez and Barry Bonds. But in nine seasons, Pujols has never not surpassed a .300 average, 30 home runs and 100 RBIs. Those Hall of Fame numbers (by age 29) define him only slightly more than his all-around pursuit of excellence.

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