Graphic: Players seeking a revival
Once among the game's most feared sluggers, Angels stars Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton have fallen on hard times.
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Injuries, schedules keep stars from hitting road
Sometimes you see them, sometimes you don't. On Saturday night, they definitely weren't here, and today, for the most part, they won't be either.
Renck: Los Angeles Angels star Albert Pujols no fan of fishing for praise
The body betrayed him last season, turning him into a baseball clich: a 30-something star making obnoxious money as he fights regression with grinding teeth.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Viva El Birdos
St. Louis Cardinals Bet on Matt Carpenter's Skills with Extension
By signing Matt Carpenter to an extension worth at least six years and $52 million, the Cardinals are gambling that the skills he has shown during his MLB career will make him a core player for years to come.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Viva El Birdos
How to Properly Value a Matt Carpenter Extension
The collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association creates a three-tiered salary system.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Albert Pujols motivated to quiet critics in 2014
Looking for an easy and delicious weekday dinner at home? If it's been a busy day and you don't... Albert Pujols, who won three MVP awards and two World Series titles with the Cardinals, has not had the same kind of impact with the Angels after signing a 10-year, $240 million contract in 2011.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Miami Herald
Bernie Miklasz: Cardinals' Oscar Tavaras testing team's patience
JUPITER, Fla. - Elvis Presley was fired by the Grand Ole Opry after one performance.
Los Angeles Angels: 3 Up and 3 Down
The Los Angeles Angels fell way short of expectations for the second straight year in 2013 and have now missed the postseason in four consecutive seasons.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Roto Authority Fantasy Baseball
How to Win 2014: RBI
Runs Batted In are our third luck-heavy counting-stat category in a row, following on the heels of Wins and Run Scored .
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Angels' Pujols is confident about returning to form
"I don't need to compare with anybody, buddy," Pujols said Sunday. "Just look at my numbers.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Bryant homers in Cactus League debut; Cubs lose 15-3
Nov 2, 2013; Surprise, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant against the West during the Fall Stars Game at Surprise Stadium.
David Freese's number with Los Angeles Angels reflects his St. Louis roots
Former South Alabama baseball star David Freese is no longer playing for his hometown St. Louis Cardinals, but he still might be keeping a little of St. Louis close to his heart.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
While You Were Sleeping: Kole and Khrush Edition
Why Kole Calhoun and Khris Davis have effectively been kicked out of the sleeper category already this year and how they could provide some value for your team in 2014.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
$1M deal for Trout is likely just a warmup
The salary is the highest for a one-year major-league contract for a player not yet eligible for arbitration who wasn't coming to the big leagues from Japan or Cuba or wasn't required to have a larger amount because of the maximum cut rule.
Ranking MLB's 10 Most Valuable Individual Players
The MLB's MVP award is given to the player who encompasses the biggest impact to his individual ball club.
Braves sign 19 players to roster, including Gattis
It's almost that time of year again, the start of spring training. The surprising champs the St. Louis Cardinals will be trying to repeat, and big stars like Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder will be wearing new uniforms.
LA Daily News
Mike Trout agrees to 1-year, $1 million deal with Angels
Los Angeles Angels star center fielder Mike Trout has agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract with the team, the largest salary ever given to a player not eligible for salary arbitration.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Miami Herald
Garrett Richards in the middle of things for Angels
Garrett Richards' locker at Tempe Diablo Stadium is between those of C.J. Wilson and Jered Weaver, not Ernesto Frieri and Sean Burnett, and that's a good thing.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Albert Pujols prepared to 'shut a lot of mouths'
As a three-time MVP, a .321 career hitter with 492 home runs and a certain Hall of Famer when he retires, Albert Pujols has no need to listen to critics, especially those ripping on his huge contract.