Albert Pujols St. Louis Cardinals

Age: 42 (January 16, 1980) | aka Prince Albert,Phat Albert, The Machine, El Hombre | 6' 3" | 235lbs. | Bats: Right 1B-76 3B-1 DH-2
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
LAA AL 2018 117 465 50 114 28 65 20 0 19 64 1 0 .245 .289 .411 6 13 .247 40/22/37 13 12
LAA AL 2019 131 491 55 120 43 68 22 0 23 93 3 0 .244 .305 .430 8 12 .238 46/15/39 15 14
LAA AL 2020 39 152 15 34 9 25 8 0 6 25 0 0 .224 .270 .395 6 15 .230 40/20/41 9 9
LAA AL 2021 24 86 9 17 3 13 0 0 5 12 1 0 .198 .250 .372 3 14 .176 38/16/45 2 2
LAD NL 2021 85 189 20 48 11 32 3 0 12 38 1 0 .254 .299 .460 5 16 .245 50/16/35 9 8
STL NL 2022 101 287 34 76 25 50 13 0 21 58 1 2 .265 .338 .530 8 15 .248 38/16/45 16 14
Career 22yrs 3072 11401 1906 3377 1370 1399 685 16 700 2208 117 43 .296 .374 .543 11 11 .284 n/a
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The HR derby didn't affect him one bit.  Three HR and two doubles last night in the doubleheader.

Eugene Freedman EugeneFreed
Jul 21 '15

Good thing he's hitting homers because his BAPIP is very unlucky.

jeff merk jeffamerk
Jun 24 '15

Every morning I wake up, look at my stats, and see a HR or two after I have gone to bed. Undoubtably, it's Albert.  His HR are catching up to his K's.  23 HR against 27 Ks.  Since the end of April he has 20 HR and 16 Ks.  June, he's been outrageous.  12 HR against only 4 Ks.  

I need to start staying up later when I don't have a pitcher going out West.

Eugene Freedman EugeneFreed
Jun 23 '15

I just noticed to today he's leading the AL in home runs. I had no idea.

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 21 '15

He's had an outstanding two weeks since I complained about his pitch recognition.  If he can only get his BABIP to .265 he'll have a hell of a season at this pace.  RBI and Runs lagging, but mostly due to low batting average, I would think.

Eugene Freedman EugeneFreed
Jun 7 '15

Hit number 15 today in the first off Sabathia.

For those of us that invested in Pujols this year we are especially satisfied with the ROI so far. I am thinking the Angels will be wise and will continue to slot him in the DH more often than not. The AVG and SLG have been on a steady climb of late.

Keith Cromer Slyke
Jun 7 '15

Oops. Just won the game when the Padres walked Trout in the bottom of the ninth to get to him.

Alex Patton Alex
May 26 '15

Willie, of course, was still going strong at 35. You wonder if rumors about Albert's age weren't exaggerated.

Alex Patton Alex
May 26 '15

Looks like Pujols is identifying breaking balls late and just taking them even when they are very hittable.  Seems very passive up there.  I never really watched him in STL.  I feel like one of those kids who saw Willie Mays on the Mets but never on the Giants.

Eugene Freedman EugeneFreed
May 26 '15

One of the many serious boppers who are hitting below .200 after almost three weeks of the season. The question I'm wondering: were they also cold in spring training?

In Albert's case...

Spring training: .310/.338/.603 in 58 AB

Now: .177/.261/.355 in 62 AB

The combination of low K% (14) and terrible BABIP (.163) suggests a fair amount of bad luck.

The G/L/F (44/13/42) indicates he's not making solid contact.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 25 '15