Found October 16, 2013 on Monkey with a Halo:
The October 16th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Pujols' lawyer fires back at lie detector request, the first Angel top prospect list of the off-season and much more... The Story: Albert Pujols' lawyer fires back at Jack Clark's lawyer's request for a lie detector test. The Monkey Says: This is why Albert should never have sued. His lawyer rightly points out that lie detector tests are inadmissible and that Clark's lawyer is just pulling a publicity stunt. But by refusing the test, it makes Albert look like he has something to hide, even if he doesn't. Everyone says there is no way this goes to trial, but the level of animosity here certainly makes it seem like it will. The Story: The first Angels top prospect list (as far as I know) of the off-season The Monkey Says: Not that I am disparaging anyone because these lists are always quite arbitrary, but I have a hard time figuring how Taylor Lindsey is #7 in the organization. The Story: The Angels should trade for Cliff Lee. The Monkey Says: And Kate Upton should lust for me endlessly. This is a horribly uninformed idea. There is no taking into account that the Phillies have been largely disinclined to trade Lee and completely ignores the Angels' not having unlimited financial resources due to luxury tax concerns. There is also the fact that they have no real prospects to trade. Sending the Phillies Kendrick and Trumbo (who they don't need, by the way) wouldn't even be close to what it takes to pry Lee loose. The Story: Mike Trout has the highest OPS+ amongst players under 23 in their first three years. The Monkey Says: A fun fact, by kind of cheating since Trout has really only played two seasons. I don't feel like his brief stint in 2011 should really count as a full year. Nonetheless, I'm sure Trout will still lead this list after his actual third season is complete. The Story: Vote in the Internet Baseball Awards. The Monkey Says: Vote and let your voice be heard. Down with the BBWAA! [follow]

Jack Clark challenges Albert Pujols to take lie detector test about PEDs

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols filed a lawsuit against Jack Clark earlier this month. Clark, a four-time MLB All-Star and former Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, recently accused Pujols of using steroids and Pujols vowed to take legal action against him. Clark, who was fired from his radio gig with WGNU after making the […]

Pujols suit turns downright comical

Albert Pujols' defamation suit against former Cardinals slugger Jack Clark just went from water-cooler talk to talk-show punchline material. That's what happens when an attorney crafts a letter to another attorney calling Viagra a performance-enhancer, giving a shout-out to Simon and Garfunkel, conjuring the ghost of Jack LaLanne to properly define "juicing," and...

What is Albert Pujols thinking now?

Could Albert Pujols have been part of this postseason if he was still playing with the St. Louis Cardinals? The foot injury that sidelined him the latter part of the season could have been been rehabbed in time for the last week or so of the regular season and for the playoffs. So, technically, yes, he could have played the postseason. Rather than staying on in St. Louis, Pujols...

Albert Pujols and lawyer get ridiculous letter from Jack Clark’s lawyer

With a big hat tip to Craig Calcaterra of NBC’s Hardball Talk, a response letter from Jack Clark‘s attorney has found the light of day.  If you’ll remember, Jack Clark had a short-lived radio show in St Louis where he accused Albert Pujols of taking PEDs.  Clark’s allegations came without any direct evidence and was based on simple allegorical tales from others.  So, Pujols...

Jack Clark's lawyer says Pujols uses false name, should take polygraph test

It didn’t take long for legal proceedings between Albert Pujols and Jack Clark to get ugly as an attorney representing Clark accused Pujols of using a false name and challenged the Angels slugger to tale a polygraph test to determine if Pujols is telling the truth when he claims he never used performance-enhancing drugs. Pujols’ attorney deemed the request for a polygraph ...

Clark to Pujols: Take lie detector test

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols filed a lawsuit earlier this month against Jack Clark, accusing the former All-Star, Dodgers hitting coach and broadcaster of defaming him when he made an on-air accusation that Pujols used performance-enhancing drugs more than a decade ago. Now, Clark has responded, challenging Pujols to take a dual lie detector test with him to clear...

Jack Clark challenges Albert Pujols to take lie-detector test

Former major league star Jack Clark says he will take a lie-detector test about his allegations that Albert Pujols took performance-enhancing drugs — if Pujols will do the same. Clark a four-time All-Star who played in the majors from 1975 to 1992 made the offer in a letter sent from his attorney to Pujols' legal team reports. Pujols sued Clark Oct. 4 over comments...

Jack Clark Wants Albert Pujols To Take A Lie Detector Test Over Steroid Accusations

In case you aren’t following the biggest lawsuits in baseball with a breathless anticipation for each and every legal document, I’ll break down the big two for you very easily: 1) Alex Rodriguez is suing Major League Baseball for trying to destroy him. 2) Albert Pujols is suing former pitcher and radio host Jack Clark for accusing him of using performance-enhancing drugs during...

Halo Headlines: Pujols challenged to lie detector test, Percival wants to coach

The October 15th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Pujols challenged to lie detector test, Percival wants to coach and much more... The Story: Jack Clark and his lawyer challenged Albert Pujols to take a lie detector test regarding the PED accussations. The Monkey Says: Clark's lawyer is clearly loving his shot at the limelight with this...
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