Posted December 06, 2011 on
Remember not long ago GM Ned Colletti was mentioning the names of Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols? The very thought of those players made the eyes of some Dodgers fans light up, but if you follow the team very closely, you knew it was the wishful thoughts of a street urchin who had his nose pressed against the window of the candy store.
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The most compelling question of the baseball offseason -- Where is Albert Pujols going to sign? -- isn't nearly as straightforward as it seemed.
Sources told FOXSports.com on Wednesday evening that the Los Angeles Angels, a team barely mentioned as a possible suitor until the past 24 hours, were engaged in a lengthy set of negotiations with Pujols' agent, Dan Lozano.
The Los Angeles Angels swooped in to win the Albert Pujols sweepstakes with a quarter-billion dollar offer the superstar slugger just could not refuse.
With his old team the St. Louis Cardinals and the Florida Marlins engaged in a bidding war for the first baseman's services, the Angels appear to have blown everyone out of the water with a 10-year offer that may be as much as...
The Cardinals badly want to retain Albert Pujols, but they have competition from the Miami Marlins -- and perhaps from their main rivals, the Chicago Cubs.
Managing Editor Dave Cameron is a guest both (a) at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX, where this year’s Winter Meetings are taking place and (b) on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Among the topics covered: the Marlins’ signing of Jose Reyes and pursuit of Albert Pujols. The actual Rob Neyer also makes a brief appearance, which is made entirely awkward by the host...
Jerry Dipoto just can't be stopped. On the same morning he signs Albert Pujols, he also adds C.J. Wilson. The latter being added for a much more reasonable five years and $77.5 million.
By comparison to Pujols, that looks like he is practically free. More importantly, that contract is smaller when compared to Jered Weaver, so it seems that Dipoto got Wilson for a pretty...
I wanted to write this post before my weekly radio spot on Jock 98.7, which is coming up around 10:30 CT; but now, with the news about Albert Pujols taking his talents to Anaheim, I’m wondering if the fine folks of Springfield will be in any mood to talk fantasy football.
We’ll see. If they do though, I sure as hell better be prepared to give the some good nuggets. They’ll...
Three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols has agreed to a 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels worth about $250 million to $260 million.
It took till early Thursday morning to iron out the details but the biggest deal in recent memory finally occurred at the Baseball Winter Meetings; Albert Pujols signs.
Early Thursday morning news broke that Pujols agreed to a 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for $250 million.This news was so stunning considering that the Angels didn’t jump into the...
The Miami Marlins have emotionally moved on from Albert Pujols, and assume he is signing elsewhere, presumably with the St. Louis Cardinals, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.