Albert
Pujols
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 220
 
Born: January 16, 1980 in D.R., , SANTO DOMINGO
 
Awards & Accomplishments
MVP 2010   
All-Star Selections 2006    2008    2009    2010    2011    2012    2013   
Ratings - Batting     Help
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 24 STL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 8 9 9 8 8 9 8 9
2005 25 STL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 8 9 9 8 8 9 8 9
2006 26 STL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 8 8 9 9 9
2007 27 STL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 8 8 9 9 9
2008 28 STL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 7 8 10 9 9
2009 29 ATL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 7 8 10 9 9
2010 30 ATL NL $ 9,940,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 7 8 9 9 9
2011 31 ATL NL $ 12,830,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 7 8 9 9 9
2012 32 ATL NL $ 12,830,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 8 8 9 9 9
2013 33 NYN NL $ 12,830,000   9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 10 9 7 8 9 8 8
2014 34 NYN NL $ 12,830,000   9 9 9 9 9 9 10 8 9 8 7 7 8 7 8
2015 35 NYN NL $ 12,830,000   8 8 8 9 9 9 10 8 8 8 7 7 8 7 8
2016 36 NYN NL $ 12,830,000   6 6 6 5 5 5 7 4 5 6 4 4 7 7 7
2017 37 NYN NL $ 12,830,000   4 4 4 4 4 4 6 3 4 5 3 4 5 5 5
2018 38 SEA AL $ 450,000   2 2 2 1 1 1 6 3 4 5 3 4 3 3 3
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 450,000   2 2 2 1 1 1 6 3 4 5 3 4 3 3 3
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 12,830,000   9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 8 8 10 9 9
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2004 24 STL NL 158 589 102 200 46 2 27 119 8 0 85 64 .340 .430 .562 .992 127.8 28.5
2005 25 STL NL 159 588 113 193 43 2 36 115 1 0 65 47 .328 .401 .592 .992 125.7 27.1
2006 26 STL NL 155 573 95 177 36 3 37 112 0 0 64 42 .309 .385 .576 .961 120.4 23.2
2007 27 STL NL 152 500 97 146 41 1 33 100 4 0 86 42 .292 .399 .576 .975 107.5 21.3
2008 28 STL NL 156 565 118 186 59 0 43 124 2 0 88 62 .329 .425 .662 1.087 139.7 32.9
2009 29 ATL NL 159 573 115 185 49 5 35 115 1 1 81 38 .323 .414 .609 1.023 126.0 30.6
2010 30 ATL NL 159 587 130 183 43 2 51 150 1 0 68 42 .312 .391 .652 1.043 133.6 29.1
2011 31 ATL NL 154 526 92 160 42 2 39 125 0 0 69 50 .304 .391 .614 1.005 115.2 23.9
2012 32 ATL NL 156 563 112 179 48 1 43 123 1 0 84 65 .318 .406 .636 1.042 129.3 29.1
2013 33 ATL NL 104 373 80 112 22 0 27 80 1 0 55 42 .300 .394 .576 .970 81.6 15.4
  NYN NL 54 202 37 73 16 1 8 35 0 0 26 27 .361 .438 .569 1.007 45.0 10.9
  TOT   158 575 117 185 38 1 35 115 1 0 81 69 .322 .409 .574 .983 126.6 26.3
2014 34 NYN NL 156 583 97 180 48 0 28 102 1 0 51 102 .309 .370 .535 .906 108.1 22.5
2015 35 NYN NL 156 571 69 158 33 1 22 88 1 0 61 100 .277 .351 .454 .805 88.0 15.4
2016 36 NYN NL 98 345 50 106 15 1 16 51 0 0 34 50 .307 .379 .496 .875 59.9 11.5
2017 37 NYN NL 101 368 40 93 18 1 6 36 0 0 29 75 .253 .313 .356 .669 40.7 5.1
    AAA   30 106 12 34 3 0 4 14 0 1 9 17 .321 .374 .462 .836 17.2  
2018 38 SEA AL 75 196 17 26 5 1 2 14 1 0 15 56 .133 .202 .199 .401 4.1 0.0
15 Years Sim 2152 7702 1364 2357 564 23 453 1489 22 1 961 904 .306 .389 .562 .950 1552.5 326.4
1 Years AAA 30 106 12 34 3 0 4 14 0 1 9 17 .321 .405 .462 .867 17.2  
162 Game Average 579 102 177 42 1 34 112 1 0 72 68 .306 .389 .562 .950 116.9  
Career Highs 159 589 130 200 59 5 51 150 8 1 88 102 .340 .430 .662 1.087 139.7  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   5836 1028 1830 410 15 339 1136 15 0 688 735 .314 .391 .563 .955 1184.0
vs LH   1866 336 527 154 8 114 353 7 1 273 169 .282 .380 .557 .937 374.1
Home 1089 3852 710 1162 267 12 221 716 11 0 463 468 .302 .383 .549 .932 755.1
Away 1063 3850 654 1195 297 11 232 773 11 1 498 436 .310 .394 .574 .968 803.0
RISP   1987 0 636 155 6 114 977 0 0 367 248 .320 .423 .576 .999 457.6
Pinch Hitting   131 24 35 5 0 10 29 0 0 17 22 .267 .353 .534 .888 24.6
Close/Late   875 140 289 52 3 61 162 0 0 151 107 .330 .433 .606 1.038 210.0
Mar/Apr 332 1194 217 359 80 2 63 244 3 0 161 132 .301 .387 .529 .917 232.5
May 368 1339 224 388 81 3 87 252 4 0 155 168 .290 .369 .550 .919 257.3
June 356 1246 203 379 105 2 69 231 6 0 140 154 .304 .381 .558 .939 244.0
July 351 1236 212 355 93 6 68 241 3 1 160 155 .287 .376 .537 .913 235.2
August 363 1327 264 465 114 4 87 282 2 0 174 134 .350 .429 .639 1.068 318.3
Sep/Oct 382 1360 244 411 91 6 79 239 4 0 171 161 .302 .388 .552 .940 270.8
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
2004 24 STL NL 1B 150 149 1310.3 1521 110 11 155 .993 11.20   1.1
    3B 4 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60   0.0
    LF 3 0 4.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
2005 25 STL NL 1B 130 128 1137.7 1266 95 14 100 .990 10.77   1.4
    3B 19 16 145.7 13 29 0 4 1.000 2.60   0.5
    LF 7 0 11.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 4.09   0.1
2006 26 STL NL 1B 144 143 1243.0 1344 89 7 106 .995 10.38   1.3
    3B 10 8 72.0 1 12 0 0 1.000 1.63   0.1
2007 27 STL NL LF 128 125 1140.0 232 11 6 1 .976 1.92   4.0
    1B 14 0 42.3 38 4 1 4 .977 8.93   0.1
    3B 3 0 8.0 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00   0.0
2008 28 STL NL LF 145 144 1285.7 263 10 5 3 .982 1.91   3.7
    3B 4 0 11.7 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.77   0.0
    1B 3 0 5.0 5 0 0 3 1.000 9.00   0.0
2009 29 ATL NL 1B 84 80 728.7 698 45 5 53 .993 9.18   1.2
    LF 51 50 452.7 98 3 0 1 1.000 2.01   1.1
    3B 17 17 153.0 10 28 1 2 .974 2.24   0.3
2010 30 ATL NL LF 78 76 675.7 146 4 3 0 .980 2.00   1.3
    1B 51 51 455.7 414 35 2 35 .996 8.87   1.1
    3B 20 19 178.0 12 28 2 3 .952 2.02   0.5
    SS 1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
2011 31 ATL NL 1B 135 132 1180.3 1103 71 5 98 .996 8.95   2.3
    LF 11 3 47.0 16 0 0 0 1.000 3.06   0.2
2012 32 ATL NL 1B 149 147 1305.7 1155 101 4 103 .997 8.66   3.5
    3B 4 3 27.0 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.33   0.1
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
2013 33 ATL NL 1B 66 65 576.1 540 50 3 43 .995 9.22   0.2
    3B 34 34 299.8 18 67 8 7 .914 2.55   0.6
    LF 2 0 2.6 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.46   0.0
  NYN NL 1B 35 34 307.2 288 27 2 23 .994 9.23   0.9
    3B 17 17 159.9 9 35 4 4 .917 2.48   0.4
    LF 1 0 1.4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  TOT   1B 101 99 883.3 828 77 5 66 .995 9.22   1.0
      3B 51 51 459.7 27 102 12 11 .915 2.53   1.0
      LF 3 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25   0.0
2014 34 NYN NL 3B 147 147 1293.0 90 247 22 21 .939 2.35   3.4
    1B 5 0 6.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
2015 35 NYN NL LF 124 121 1079.3 216 3 5 0 .978 1.83   1.0
    3B 24 23 199.7 14 39 4 0 .930 2.39   0.2
    1B 5 0 9.0 10 0 0 4 1.000 10.00   0.0
2016 36 NYN NL LF 87 87 752.3 166 5 4 2 .977 2.05   1.5
    1B 8 0 18.0 21 4 0 1 1.000 12.50   0.0
2017 37 NYN NL LF 96 96 795.0 194 4 2 1 .990 2.24   2.1
    3B 3 1 10.3 0 4 0 1 1.000 3.48   0.1
    RF 1 0 9.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00    
2018 38 SEA AL LF 28 23 201.3 31 1 0 0 1.000 1.43   0.3
    3B 21 15 143.3 8 34 0 3 1.000 2.64   0.5
    1B 15 8 70.7 76 4 0 9 1.000 10.19   0.1
    RF 2 0 9.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00    
  1B 994 937 8395.6 8481 635 54 737 .994 9.77   13.2
  LF 762 725 6449.0 1370 41 25 8 .983 1.97   15.2
  3B 327 300 2706.3 177 528 42 45 .944 2.34   6.8
  RF 3 0 18.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00    
  SS 1 1 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
Career Totals   2087 1963 17576.9 10033 1204 121 790 .989 5.75   35.2
Career Highs   157 151 1347.0 1525 247 22 155 1.000 11.15    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 30 ATL NL 19 71 13 16 6 1 4 15 1 0 12 6 .225 .333 .507 .840
2013 33 NYN NL 7 27 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 .296 .367 .333 .700
Career Post-Season Batting 26 98 15 24 7 1 4 16 1 0 14 12 .245 .342 .459 .801
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Batting Average
2004-4-.340
2005-5-.328
2008-6-.329
2009-8-.323
2013-10-.322
CAR-28-.306
On-Base Pct
2004-7-.430
2007-6-.399
2008-2-.425
2009-2-.414
2010-9-.391
2011-7-.391
2012-7-.406
2013-5-.409
CAR-18-.389
Slugging Pct
2005-8-.592
2006-5-.576
2007-4-.576
2008-2-.662
2009-2-.609
2010-2-.652
2011-2-.614
2012-2-.636
2013-4-.574
CAR-8-.562
OPS
2005-9-.992
2006-8-.961
2007-4-.975
2008-1-1.087
2009-2-1.023
2010-1-1.043
2011-2-1.005
2012-2-1.042
2013-5-.983
2014-9-.906
CAR-9-.950
XR
2004-7-127.8
2005-6-125.7
2006-5-120.4
2007-9-107.5
2008-2-139.7
2009-2-126.0
2010-2-133.6
2011-2-115.2
2012-2-129.3
2013-4-126.6
CAR-7-1552.5
Games
2004-6-158
2005-6-159
2009-5-159
2010-7-159
2013-7-158
CAR-18-2152
At-Bats
CAR-25-7702
Runs
2008-4-118
2009-1-115
2010-1-130
2012-3-112
2013-4-117
CAR-13-1364
Hits
2004-2-200
2005-4-193
2008-9-186
2009-8-185
2010-6-183
CAR-15-2357
Total Bases
2004-6-331
2005-2-348
2006-3-330
2008-2-374
2009-2-349
2010-1-383
2011-2-323
2012-2-358
2013-5-330
2014-6-312
CAR-7-4326
Doubles
2004-1-46
2005-4-43
2007-7-41
2008-1-59
2009-4-49
2010-8-43
2011-6-42
2012-6-48
2014-4-48
CAR-7-564
Homeruns
2005-8-36
2006-4-37
2007-7-33
2008-2-43
2009-3-35
2010-2-51
2011-3-39
2012-2-43
2013-4-35
2014-10-28
CAR-8-453
RBIs
2004-9-119
2005-9-115
2006-8-112
2008-5-124
2009-2-115
2010-1-150
2011-2-125
2012-3-123
2013-5-115
CAR-8-1489
Walks
2007-8-86
2008-7-88
2009-9-81
2012-10-84
CAR-22-961
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 14    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 11)
   Gray Ink Test: 184    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 108)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 59    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 61)
 
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History
Had first career hit on 4/5/2004, off Chan Ho Park (ARI)
Hit first career homerun on 4/9/2004, off Brett Myers (PHI)
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (N) on 6/23/2004
Drove in 6 runs against Pittsburgh on 8/12/2005
Won Player of the Week award on 9/5/2005, hitting .429 with 4 HR, 8 RBI
Was selected to the 2006 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 10/2/2006, hitting .440 with 3 HR, 8 RBI
Hit 3 homeruns against Cincinnati, driving in 6 runs on 9/22/2007
Won Player of the Week award on 9/26/2007, hitting .391 with 6 HR, 13 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/13/2008, hitting .407 with 2 HR, 9 RBI
Was selected to the 2008 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Washington on 8/18/2008
Traded from St. Louis to Atlanta on 2/2/2009 (Going to STL: P Abraham Vidal, 3B Scott Thorman, RF J.D. Drew. Going to ATL: LF Albert Pujols)
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/2009, hitting .396 with 7 HR, 21 RBI
Was selected to the 2009 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 4/18/2010, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 12 RBI
Was selected to the 2010 Allstar game
7/25/2010: Signed a contract extension with Atlanta, $12,830,000 per year, for 7 years
Drove in 6 runs against New York (N) on 7/27/2010
Won Player of the Week award on 8/1/2010, hitting .458 with 4 HR, 15 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/19/2010, hitting .500 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/2010, hitting .351 with 11 HR, 26 RBI
Won MVP in 2010, hitting .312 with 51 HR, 150 RBI
Was selected to the 2011 Allstar game
Drove in 6 runs against Washington on 7/24/2011
Won Player of the Week award on 8/29/2011, hitting .480 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/2011, hitting .466 with 12 HR, 34 RBI
Had 27-game hitting streak snapped on 9/8/2011
Won Player of the Week award on 5/2/2012, hitting .522 with 5 HR, 14 RBI
Was selected to the 2012 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 8/29/2012, hitting .611 with 4 HR, 12 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/2012, hitting .418 with 11 HR, 30 RBI
Had 5 hits with 4 RBI against St. Louis on 5/28/2013
Was selected to the 2013 Allstar game
Traded from Atlanta to New York (N) on 8/2/2013 (Going to ATL: P Felton Allen, 3B Waldo Bennett, CF Arthur Reavis. Going to NYN: P Dustin McGowan, 1B Albert Pujols, P Matt Wright)
Drove in 6 runs against Chicago (N) on 4/29/2014
Won Player of the Week award on 5/30/2014, hitting .407 with 5 HR, 7 RBI
Had 2000th career hit on 5/7/2015, off Deangelo Campana (PIT)
Won Player of the Week award on 8/15/2015, hitting .409 with 3 HR, 6 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Washington on 9/16/2015
Injured on 4/18/2016 with a Broken Hand, out for 6 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Seattle on 2/6/2018 to a 2-year deal worth $450,000 per year