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Pujols is the best hitter in baseball, so it should come as no surprise that he's also the best clutch hitter in baseball.
It doesn't matter what metric or reasoning you want to use—Pujols is the clear No. 1.
He's batted .322 with an obscene 1.009 OPS in 12 postseason series. He's produced a productive out in 43 percent of his at-bats, with baserunners scoring 19 percent of the time. Pujols has led the league three times in a stat called base-out runs added, which measures how many runs the batter added to each play. The league average is zero and Pujols has added 624.3 runs in his career, not finishing outside of the top five in the category since 2003.
He's terrific at advancing the runner and he can hit it to anywhere on the field, or out of it. He has power, speed and a knack for making contact. There isn't a more dangerous hitter alive today.