Albert Pujols

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Radio Show Canned After Host Claims Pujols was a 'Juicer'

Former Cardinal Jack Clark says Pujols' trainer told him so

(Newser) - A St. Louis radio station has dropped a show co-hosted by former Cardinals player Jack Clark after Clark claimed on-air that Angels player Albert Pujols had used steroids. Clark was only in his first week as a radio host on WGNU when he said Pujols' former trainer Chris Mihlfeld told... More »

Angels Land Albert Pujols for $250M

Deal is for 10 years, $250 million

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Angels made two huge splashes today, snatching up two of the biggest free agents on the market: Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. Pujols has agreed to a 10-year deal worth between $250 and $260 million, a source tells Yahoo! Sports . Depending on the exact number, it may... More »

Joey Votto Named NL's MVP

Votto ends Pujols' two-year reign

(Newser) - Joey Votto overwhelmingly won the election to become the National League's MVP, the AP reports. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman ended the two-year tenure of Albert Pujols, the second-place finisher and a onetime mentor to Votto. "For him to give me time of the day and to talk about... More »

Pujols: Test Me Every Day, and I'll Pay Team Back if Caught

All-Star rips 'guilt by association' with A-Rod

(Newser) - All-Star Albert Pujols is miffed over suggestions his latest enormously productive season comes thanks to drugs, USA Today reports, and says he’ll submit to testing every day—and pay the St. Louis Cardinals back if one comes back positive. “I can understand people being disappointed with A-Rod and... More »

Cardinals' Pujols Wins Second NL MVP Award

St. Louis first baseman outdistances Phillies' Howard

(Newser) - Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals won the National League’s Most Valuable Player award today, the Post-Dispatch reports, taking the honor for the second time despite missing a significant portion of the season due to injury. The first baseman hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBI.... More »

All-Star Memento Today, Nest Egg Tomorrow

Memorabilia auctions offer old-timers chance to cash in

(Newser) - When it comes to souvenirs, some athletes are as memorabilia-hungry as fans. Albert Pujols has great success stockpiling mementos—for his son, or so he says—but even megastars experience slumps: Tiger Woods won’t sign for Roger Federer. “It is more important for me to talk to them... More »

Sonnanstine Tames Cardinals in Rays' Win

A.L.-leading Tampa ends two Pujols offensive marks

(Newser) - Andy Sonnanstine carried a shutout into the eighth inning and added two singles to a 12-hit outburst in the streaking Tampa Bay Rays' 3-1 victory over sagging St. Louis on Friday. Akinori Iwamura had three hits and an RBI for the AL East leaders, who are eight games above .500... More »

Bay Lifts Pirates to Series Win

Ex-closer Isringhausen melts down again; Bay, McLouth go yard

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter Jason Bay's three-run homer off Jason Isringhausen snapped an eighth-inning tie and capped the Pittsburgh Pirates' rally from an early four-run deficit in an 11-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Nate McLouth added his 11th homer for the Pirates. More »

Cards Best Bucs 5-1

(Newser) - Todd Wellemeyer allowed two hits into the eighth inning and Albert Pujols had two hits, reaching base for the 41st straight game to start the season, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night. Cesar Izturis and Troy Glaus both had three hits and an... More »

Pirates Score Four in 10th, Beat Cardinals 8-4

(Newser) - Ronny Paulino drove in the go-ahead run in a four-run 10th inning for his second crucial hit in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 8-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Troy Glaus hit a three-run home run and Albert Pujols tied it with his eighth in the eighth for... More »

Pujols Scores Winning Run

(Newser) - A hustling Albert Pujols scored from second base on a groundout in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. After a one-out double to right, Pujols took off on contact as Rick Ankiel grounded out to second baseman... More »

Cardinals Best Cubbies, 5-3

(Newser) - Albert Pujols reached base for the 32nd consecutive game, one shy of his personal best to start the year, and did it with a key two-run double in the fourth inning that was the go-ahead hit in the St. Louis Cardinals' 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. Todd... More »

Lilly's Arm Helps Cubs Beat Cards

Southpaw records 1,000th strikeout and collect extra-base hit

(Newser) - Ted Lilly worked seven solid innings, recorded his 1,000th strikeout and added his second career extra-base hit, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals today. Mike Fontenot hit a three-run homer and had a career-best four RBIs for Chicago, which finished with 12... More »

Glaus' 1st Homer Leads Cardinals Over Houston

Brushback pitch empties benches for second straight day

(Newser) - Troy Glaus hit his first home run with St. Louis and Albert Pujols also connected to lead the Cardinals to a 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Glaus, who was acquired in an offseason trade that sent Scott Rolen to Toronto, had entered the game leading the majors... More »

Schumaker's Single in 9th Lifts Cards

Wainwright picks up win as Astros' 6-game winning streak ends

(Newser) - Skip Schumaker singled to left to score pinch-runner Cesar Izturis in the bottom of the ninth inning today, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 victory that snapped the Houston Astros' six-game winning streak. Schumaker singled off Wesley Wright, who relieved Dave Borkowski (0-1) after Borkowski walked leadoff batter Brian... More »

Walks Doom Pirates Against Cardinals

Pittsburgh has no answer for Pineiro, Pujols in 6-2 loss

(Newser) - Brian Barton's two-run single in the fifth inning gave St. Louis the lead on its first hit off erratic Pittsburgh starter Tom Gorzelanny, and the Cardinals went on beat the Pirates 6-2 behind Joel Pineiro's seven effective innings Thursday night. The Cardinals avoided their first three-game losing streak of the... More »

Lincecum Beats Cards Again

Giants right-hander earns second win over St. Louis this week

(Newser) - Tim Lincecum pitched seven sharp innings and beat St. Louis for the second time in a week, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cardinals 3-0 today. Aaron Rowand hit a solo home run and an RBI single as the Giants ended a three-game losing streak. Lincecum (3-0) gave up... More »

Cards Rock Cain in Blowout Win Over Giants

St. Louis puts up season highs in runs and hits

(Newser) - Matt Cain absorbed the worst beating of his career from the same team he held hitless for six innings last weekend. Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer to cap a six-run fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat San Francisco 11-1 on Friday. St. Louis reached a season best... More »

Wainwright's Arm, Bat Lead Cardinals

Pitcher's homer the difference in 5-4 defeat of Brewers

(Newser) - Adam Wainwright pitched into the eighth inning and homered Wednesday night, helping the St. Louis Cardinals run their home winning streak to seven with a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Albert Pujols contributed with his bat and glove. He hit an early two-run double, then made a leaping catch... More »

Scrappy Looper Helps Cardinals Beat Brewers 6-1

St. Louis leads division with a 10-4 record

(Newser) - Braden Looper pitched around Prince Fielder and limited the rest of a Milwaukee Brewers' lineup without Ryan Braun to three hits in five innings, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 victory Tuesday night. Skip Schumaker had two hits and two RBIs and Adam Kennedy was 3-for-4 with an... More »

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