Sunday Baseball Notes

Could Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton end up with Red Sox?

Once among the game’s most feared sluggers, Angels stars Albert Pujols (below, right)and Josh Hamilton (below, left) have fallen on hard times. After putting up a .328/.420/.617 line in 11 seasons with the Cardinals, Pujols dropped to .275/.338/.485 in two seasons with the Angels. Hamilton was a .305 hitter who averaged 28 homers and 101 RBIs in five seasons in Texas, then hit .250 with 21 homers and 79 RBIs in his first season in Anaheim. These other big hitters are in need of a career boost as well: