Found December 09, 2011 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Albert Pujols stunned the sports world by announcing he was signing with the Angels Thursday, accepting the 10-year $254 million deal they offered. He left behind St. Louis — a city, franchise, and fan base he proclaimed to love — to sign with a new team. It’s left the Cardinals community hurt, upset, and feeling [...]
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It's a great day for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Yes, Albert Pujols is an eminent player. Yes, Cardinals fans feel heartsick right now. Yes, a unique opportunity in baseball history -- the chance for Pujols to succeed Stan Musial as the Cardinals' franchise icon -- has been lost forever.
In the immediate aftermath of this morning's bulletin -- Pujols to the Angels for...
DALLAS –– There were no plans for the Red Sox to partake in the Albert Pujols free-agent frenzy. With Adrian Gonzalez entrenched at first base, general manager Ben Cherington never needed to pursue the premier slugger. Still, from his vantage point, Cherington was impressed with the Angels' ability to land the coveted free agent. By also adding lefty pitcher C.J. Wilson,...
The recently signed slugger is introduced to the media and 5,000 fans on Saturday at Angel Stadium.The recently signed slugger is introduced to the media and 5,000 fans on Saturday at Angel Stadium.
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...