Angels Are Releasing Future Hall Of Famer Albert Pujols

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A future Hall Of Famer will be looking for a new team the rest of the season.

According to Mark Feinsand, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are going to be releasing Albert Pujols. Pujols as of right now is in the final year of his 10-year contract that its worth $253 million. Pujols is hitting .198/.250/.372 in 92 plate appearances this year. In his career, Pujols is .298/.376/.545 with 667 home runs and 2,112 RBIs. The Angels released a statement regarding Pujols:

The Angels Organization proudly signed Albert Pujols in 2011, and are honored that he has worn an Angels jersey for nearly half of his Hall-Of-Fame Career.
Albert Pujols' historical accomplishments, both on and off the field, serve as an inspiration to athletes everywhere, and his actions define what it means to be a true superstar.

Pujols, 41, is in the final year of the 10-year contract that drew him away from the only other team he ever played for, the St. Louis Cardinals. Primarily a first baseman and later a designated hitter, Pujols is one of the best the game will ever see & spent 21 seasons (including 2021) in the majors, a mainstay who was the undisputed best player in the National League, if not the whole of MLB, for nearly a decade. 

We now wait what Albert's future holds after being released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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