Pujols is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers.
The 40-year-old is just receiving a routine rest for the day game after a night game. Tommy La Stella will step in at first base as a replacement for Pujols, who is slashing .186/.255/.419 through 11 games.
Pujols went 2-for-4 in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Rangers.
The Angels only managed four hits in total, so the 40-year-old's first multi-hit performance since July 28 went to waste. Pujols is hitting only .186 (8-for-43) through 11 games, but his three homers and seven RBI have given him some fantasy value in deeper formats.
Pujols is not in the lineup Thursday against the Mariners.
Pujols will head to the bench following a string of four straight starts during which he went 2-for-16 with a pair of home runs and six RBI. Tommy La Stella is covering first base in Thursday's series finale.
Pujols went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Mariners.
Three of Pujols' last four hits have left the yard, but this one had significance -- it was the slugger's 659th career homer, and he is now one shy of tying Willie Mays for fifth on the all-time homer list. Pujols also has 2,082 career RBIs, which is fourth all-time behind Hank Aaron (2,297), Babe Ruth (2,214) and Alex Rodriguez (2,086).
Pujols went 1-for-4 with a grand slam and a walk in Sunday's extra-innings loss to Houston.
Pujols gave the Angels the lead with his third-inning grand slam off starter Josh James. For the season, he's knocked two homers with five RBI and a .583 OPS.
Pujols will not start Friday's game against the Astros, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Pujols sits for the third time in the season's first eight games, with Tommy La Stella sliding to first base and Luis Rengifo starting at second. Pujols has shown no signs of reversing his long decline in the early going this season, going 3-for-20 at the plate.
Pujols is not starting Wednesday against the Mariners, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Pujols has started all but one game this season, going 3-for-16 with a home run and 2:2 BB:K. Jared Walsh is starting at first base in his stead Wednesday.
Pujols went 2-for-4 with a walk, a home run and an additional run scored in Tuesday's 10-2 win over the Mariners.
After a 1-for-12 start to the season, the 20-year veteran got to a pair of lefties for hits; he singled off Justus Sheffield in the fourth and then homered off Nestor Cortes an inning later. Pujols hit cleanup against the first southpaw the Angels faced this season, but he was down in the six hole Tuesday. That's where he's been against righties early on after mostly batting 4-5 in the order last season.
Pujols is out of the lineup for Sunday's game at Oakland.
Pujols was in the starting nine for the first two games of the season and went 0-for-8 with a run scored and a walk. Jared Walsh will start at first base Sunday, while Matt Thaiss serves as the designated hitter with Shohei Ohtani on the mound.
Pujols went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in Tuesday's exhibition contest against the Dodgers.
Pujols had been relatively quiet in spring training and summer exhibition contests until he homered off Jake McGee in the seventh inning Tuesday. That's not much of a concern for the 40-year-old as he heads into his ninth season with the Angels as the team's primary first-baseman.
Pujols batted .200 (4-for-20) with two RBI and three strikeouts in nine spring contests.
The 40-year-old's nondescript spring was a stark contrast to his play in Cactus League contests in 2019, when he hit .326 with a trio of long balls. Of course, Pujols hit only .244 during the regular season last year, emphasizing the relative insignificance of spring stats, particularly among veterans. Pujols is expected to be the Angels' primary first baseman again in 2020, which will be his ninth season with Los Angeles.
Pujols went 1-for-3 with an RBI in Tuesday's win over the Athletics.
Pujols singled in the fourth inning and plated what turned out to be the deciding run with a sacrifice fly in the fifth. Though it will require a significant effort over the Angels' final five games, Pujols has an outside shot of driving in 100 runs for the 15th time in his career. The 39-year-old currently sits at 93 RBI along with 23 homers and a .249 average in his 19th season in the league.
Pujols went 2-for-4 with a homer, a double and four RBI in Sunday's 6-4 win over the Rays.
Pujols got the Angels on the board with an RBI double in the first inning and later capped things off with his three-run blast in the fifth. He's up to 23 homers and 89 RBI with a .766 OPS this season.
Pujols isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Indians.
Pujols will take a seat for the second game of the series after launching a solo homer Monday evening. Jared Walsh is starting at first base and will hit seventh.
Pujols went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a loss to Cleveland on Monday.
Pujols plated the Angels' first run with a 438-foot blast to left center field in the second inning. The long ball was the 655th of his storied career, placing him five back of Willie Mays for fifth on the all-time home run list. Pujols is slashing .251/.311/.448 with 22 homers and 85 RBI in 479 plate appearances this season.
Pujols (illness) is back in the lineup Saturday against the White Sox, batting fifth and playing first base.
Pujols left Thursday's game with an illness and did not take park in Friday's contest, but he's ready to go again following a brief absence. The veteran is riding a six-game hitting streak, posting a 1.117 OPS over that stretch.
Pujols (illness) is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the White Sox.
Pujols exited Thursday's game due to an illness and it will keep him on the bench Friday. Jared Walsh will start at first base and bat seventh in his absence.
Pujols left Thursday's game with an illness, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
Apparently Pujols was under the weather when he showed up to the ballpark, and while he was able to play through it for most of the afternoon, it got worse during the game, per manager Brad Ausmus. Pujols went 1-for-4 before being replaced at first base by Jared Walsh in the eighth inning. The Angels travel to Chicago for a three-game set against the White Sox this weekend.
Pujols went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a loss to Oakland on Tuesday.
Pujols socked a 407-foot shot to left field in the fourth inning. The long ball was his second in his last three games, and Pujols has accumulated eight hits in 20 at-bats during a modest four-game hitting streak. The future Hall of Famer is slashing .252/.312/.449 with 21 homers and 84 RBI in 458 plate appearances this season.
Pujols went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday's loss to the Red Sox.
Pujols belted a ground rule double to left field in the third inning to plate the Angels' first run. The hit was the 3,185th of his career, moving him past Cal Ripken Jr. into sole possession of 14th place on the all-time list. The 39-year-old got off to a slow start this season but has improved his batting average each month, including a strong August in which he hit .302 with three homers and 20 runs batted in.
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