Found November 17, 2011 on Deadspin:
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Report: Cardinals, Pujols camp to meet

The St. Louis Cardinals will reportedly meet with the agent for Albert Pujols in hopes of bringing the power-hitting first baseman back to the club.Sources close to the club say Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak will meet with Pujols' agent, Dan Lozano, before the end of the winter GM meetings this week in Milwaukee.The Cardinals are expected to make a substantial offer...

Where's the best fit for Albert Pujols?

  Miami Marlins:   The Marlins have contacted Pujols about becoming there 1st baseman. If the Marlins get him then they might the favorite to win the NL East. If they can get Pujols and Jose Reyes then they will definitely be my choice to win the NL East and maybe even the World Series.   The Marlins have had a good pitching rotation but with Josh Johnson becoming the next...

Marlins Make Offer to Pujols

The Miami Marlins' rebranding effort has hit its stride. First the team formally changed its name and unveiled new uniforms at its new stadium, now it is reversing over a decade of spendthrift ways. Days after reportedly offering a $90 million contract to All-Star Mets SS Jose Reyes, the Fish have made a substantial offer to Cardinals 1B Albert Pujols, considered by many to...

Marlins' Offer To Pujols Is Under $200MM

The Marlins' offer to Albert Pujols is for less than $200MM, according to Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post.  Yesterday, it was reported that the Marlins' offer is believed to be for nine years, but Capozzi isn't sure of the length of the offer. This afternoon, the Cardinals re-engaged in contract talks with Pujols' agent Dan Lozano for the first time since February.

Cardinals focused in on Pujols and not Fielder

The St. Louis Cardinals aren't expected to pursue Prince Fielder if they deem that Albert Pujols is out of reach, according to Joe Strauss of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  GM John Mozeliak said there's a “different set of circumstances” regarding the two superstars and his team is more likely to spend heavily on Pujols because of his value to the organization. “From...

Sources: Cardinals' GM, Pujols' agent to meet

Baseball sources said Cardinals GM John Mozeliak expects to meet with Albert Pujols' agent, Dan Lozano, before the end of the general managers' meetings in Milwaukee this week.

At Least Three Teams In On Albert Pujols

We already know that the Marlins have made Albert Pujols a contract offer and that the Cardinals met with his agent today in Milwaukee, but Yahoo's Tim Brown says those are just two of three teams "actively jockeying" for Pujols' services. Brown is unsure of the identity of the third team, but guesses it could be the Rangers or Cubs. The list of bidders for Pujols...

Free-agent debate between Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder a popular pastime: GM/Owners Meeting Chatter

News and rumors from MLB's GM/owners meetings at the Pfister Hotel.

Cardinals won’t pursue Prince Fielder if Albert Pujols leaves

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Once You Go Marucci Black You Never Go Back

What you’re watching, should you be able to get through all 35 seconds without blacking out and waking up in the perfume section of a Dillard’s, is MLB (or approximately MLB) stars Albert Pujols, David Ortiz, Jose Bautista, Bryce Harper, career .205 hitter Ryan Vogelsong and a lady who I’m gonna guess is Mrs. Marucci introducing “Marucci Black”. They do so by taking turns...

Big spending could help reinvent Marlins franchise

For the moment, let’s temper the excitement and animosity, which seem to be coming in equal parts when it comes to the subject of the Miami Marlins potentially signing free agent first baseman Albert Pujols to a reported nine-year, $225 million contract.

Long Term Deals - Worthwhile?

With talk of 7,8,9, and 10 year contracts going on for Pujols and the like I got to thinking - do these work out often or do teams really, really, really regret them. My first thought is that any team doing over 5 years or betting $100+ million is taking a silly risk. But lets see if that is true.Checking Cot's Contracts for the 10 biggest deals and FanGraphs dollar value (2002...
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