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Phillies, Ryan Howard honor Albert Pujols

Prior to Friday’s game against the Cardinals, the Phillies paid tribute to future Hall of Famer and Cardinals legend Albert Pujols, who is playing in Philadelphia for the final time in his career. Ryan Howard and Rhys Hoskins presented Pujols with a St. Louis out-of-town scoreboard sign from Citizens...
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Braves: Freddie Freeman return could look a lot like Albert Pujols-Cardinals reunion

Freddie Freeman dropped his representation due to how his free agency negotiations played out this past offseason. Is a return to the Atlanta Braves in the card?. This past offseason, the Atlanta Braves and first baseman Freddie Freeman could not agree to terms on a contract extension. That eventually paved way for Freeman to sign a six-year, $162 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He made his return to Atlanta as a member of the visiting team, and he was overcome with emotion throughout the series.
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Cardinals are overusing Albert Pujols, and it shows

The St. Louis Cardinals brought back Albert Pujols this season but, rather than just a farewell team, the club is overusing The Machine. Bringing back Albert Pujols for a pseudo-retirement tour was always the right move for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2022 season. Having said that, manager Oli Marmol has been handling The Machine a bit differently than most fans would’ve expected coming into the year.

Paul Goldschmidt Matches Albert Pujols In Cardinals History

Paul Goldschmidt has been on a tear since the month of May began. The St. Louis Cardinals slugging first baseman earned himself National League Player of the Month honors for May and has not skipped a beat since the calendar switched over to June. After missing Tuesday’s game due to...
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Cardinals' Albert Pujols: Provides sac fly

Pujols went 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Brewers. Pujols knocked in Nolan Arenado in the fourth inning. Playing time has been a bit thin for Pujols lately -- he's appeared in seven games in the last two weeks, going 3-for-21 (.143) in that span. He's posted a .198/.298/.342 slash line with four home runs, 17 RBI, 11 runs scored, four doubles and a stolen base in 38 contests. The 42-year-old could see an uptick in playing time while Tyler O'Neill (hamstring) is out, as Juan Yepez is expected to see more time in the field to free up the designated hitter spot for Pujols, at least against southpaws.

Albert Pujols on relationship with Tony La Russa: It’s like father and son

In a recent interview, Cardinals legend Albert Pujols admitted to a special relationship with his first manager, Tony La Russa – like father and son. In a segment called “5 Minutes with No. 5” with Tom Ackerman of News Radio 1120 KMOX, Cardinals designated hitter Albert Pujols admitted to what many fans knew already. He has a pretty special relationship with his first manager, Tony La Russa.

Red Sox honor Albert Pujols with all-time classy gesture at Fenway

Just days after Manny Machado of the Padres suggested teams weren’t doing right by Cardinals legend Albert Pujols on his farewell tour, the Red Sox took things up a notch. David Ortiz made a surprise appearance. Rafael Devers, Xander Bogaerts and Michael Wacha all gave Pujols a hug. And the Red Sox provided him with the No. 5 from the Green Monster itself.

Cardinals’ Albert Pujols Honored By Red Sox In Pregame Ceremony

Albert Pujols is calling it a career after this season, and the Boston Red Sox made sure to give the St. Louis Cardinals icon a special honor. Heading into Father’s Day weekend, manager Alex Cora gave his praise toward “The Machine.” But on Saturday, the Red Sox recognized Pujols for his accomplishments and his hall of fame career.

MLB’s subdued farewell to Cardinals legend Albert Pujols

St. Louis Cardinals legend Albert Pujols isn’t getting the fanfare of some of his counterparts in their final seasons. For one of the greatest players to ever put on a baseball uniform, the reception around baseball after St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols announced that this will be his last season was one of indifference.