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3 Examples of Why the MLB Draft Is Desperate for More Analytical Insight

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Coaches, scouts, GMs and fantasy baseball players are quickly changing their strategies to incorporate more player and team stats. Everyone is talking about it, everyone is embracing it, and everyone has seen the movie, Moneyball.

A West Coast Post-Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

An all-West Coast World Series, a distinct possibility at this point, would present an image of baseball that is young, new and forward-looking, despite the inconvenient time zone for many in the East Coast.

Angels Stars Troll Mariners Closer For Premature Celebration

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports

Seattle Mariners closer Fernando Rodney did his trademark "bow and arrow" celebration at the wrong time. With Seattle leading 5-4 in the eighth in...

Albert Pujols and the End to Down Syndrome Bullying

Kai Sato | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Kai Sato

This one presented a unique opportunity for all of us to contribute, without ever having to spend a nickel: We can help protect people with Down syndrome from being bullied.

Albert Pujols and Miguel Cabrera

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Pujols is the 26th player to hit 500 or more home runs in the big leagues, but 20 years ago there were only 15 players in this select group. Nonetheless, Pujols is one of the great hitters in the game's history, and his strong start in 2014 indicates that he may be able to, at least partially, reverse the steady decline he has experienced since 2009.

Casual Conversation with Albert Pujols and Hector Santiago

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.28.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Today I went to the stadium to chat with some of my friends in the Los Angeles Angels, like the four-time Latino MVP winner Albert Pujols, and the New...

Pujols Hits His 501st Home Run in Yankee Stadium - Would You Throw It Back?

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.27.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Okay, I know you might be a diehard Yankees fan (or so you say), but if Albert Pujols whacks his 501st home run and it lands in your lap, are you dumb...

WATCH: Pujols Reaches Major Milestone

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Heading toward the plate after the 500th homer of this career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels t...

Why Mike Trout Made a Big Mistake in Taking a $144.5 Million Contract From the Angels

Dave Kreissman | Posted 06.07.2014 | Teen
Dave Kreissman

Well, the New Jersey native just signed a deal through 2020 worth $144.5 million. And I believe that this could be the greatest financial mistake of his life.

Fat Elvis and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Lance Berkman, known as among other things Fat Elvis, retired this week ending a 15 year career in which he was for many years one of the top hitters in baseball. Berkman is a strong candidate for most overlooked great player of his generation, but is also a symbol of the problems facing the Hall of Fame.

The Alex Rodriguez Suspension Is Bad for Other Players Too

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.19.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The latest Alex Rodriguez suspension is one of those events that at first glance appears to be poisonous, making everybody associated with it -- Rodgriguez, MLB and the New York Yankees -- look bad. That may be an accurate first take, but there are also clear winners and losers here.

Albert Pujols Sues Former Cardinals Slugger

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- ST. LOUIS (AP) — Baseball star Albert Pujols is suing former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark for saying on his radio show that Pujols used...

Pujols' Season Is Over

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Albert Pujols finally agreed he should wait till next year. Pujols will miss the rest of the season to rest his injured left ...

PED Accusations Cost Radio Host job

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Former St. Louis Cardinals star Jack Clark is out of his sports talk radio job along with co-host after saying Albert Pujols took pe...

Pujols Ready For Lawsuit Over PED Accusations

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports

-- Albert Pujols says he's taking legal action against Jack Clark after the former St. Louis Cardinals star accused him of taking performance-enhanci...

Pujols Out For 'A Significant Amount Of Time'

AP | MICHAEL WAGAMAN | Posted 09.27.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols was put on the disabled list Sunday with a tear in his left foot that could end his s...

Phil Coke: 'That's A Tough Pill To Swallow'

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke thought he threw a pretty good pitch to Albert Pujols. It wasn't good enough. Pujols hit a ti...

Ugly Night For Porcello

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 08.26.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Rick Porcello was done in again by one big inning. Albert Pujols doubled, singled, scored a run and drove one in – all part of ...

How The Mighty Have Fallen

Sports On Earth | Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

On Tuesday night, in the bottom of the ninth inning, Jim Johnson found himself in a spot of trouble. That, in and of itself, is nothing remarkable for...

Plantar Fasciitis Gets in the Way

Abby Sims | Posted 06.22.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

Manager Mike Scioscia commented that Pujols is tolerating the pain enough to not miss a start and continues to produce at the plate. Yes, but he also commented that, as the season progresses, Pujols' condition is worsening. Here we go again...

Tigers Lose It In LA

AP | JOE RESNICK | Posted 06.20.2013 | Detroit

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Trout capped a nine-run first inning against Rick Porcello with his first career grand slam, Garrett Richards pitched two...

Have Baseball GMs Wasted $1 Billion in Bad Contracts?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Larry Schwimmer

Don't let the fear of losing a great player to another team cause you to sign an expensive, long-term contract at a disadvantageous time. Let the competition waste millions.

Not Going According To Plan

Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

The Angels won the offseason, bringing prized free agents Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson to Anaheim. The regular season, however, has proven far more t...

Tigers, Angels Game Goes On Without Key Players

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 08.27.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each sat a star in the hopes of keeping them healthy for rest of the season. Miguel Cabrera and ...

Fister, Fielder Lead Detroit Tigers To 7-2 Win Over Los Angeles Angels

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Doug Fister gave up just two hits over eight innings and Prince Fielder capped a four-run second inning with a two-run single to help ...