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HBT: St. Louis is unwilling to raise its offer to Albert Pujols from the $200 million-over-9 years proposal on the table. That's smart.
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2012 is a Presidential election year, and if you’re in Missouri, pretty much everything other than 1 senate seat is up for grabs. Over the next 10 months you’re going to see things you don’t want to see. 9/11 first responders being denied health care coverage by Democrats! Tax breaks for the super 1 percenters...
Beginning next Monday in Dallas, the baseball industry will swarm about the Hilton Anatole in Dallas for four frenetic days. Every text message, phone call and footstep by the high-powered agents and executives will nudge the sport a little closer to spring training.
The winter meetings are romantic that way, a convenient week between Thanksgiving and Christmas when fans neglect...
Will Lance Berkman move to first if Albert Pujols departs? Where will Skip Schumaker play in 2012? Beat reporter Matthew Leach fields this and more in the Inbox.
ST. LOUIS - So now it's starting to get interesting. The Cubs are in the hunt for Albert Pujols? Really? Can it...
FoxSports.com reports: Sources say the Cubs are pursuing both Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, partly because of the dwindling number of free-agent sluggers that figure to be available in coming years, and also the restrictions placed on spending in the amateur draft under baseball's new collective bargaining agreement.
The top 10 MLB free agents will be cashing in shortly, especially once the GM winter meetings begin next week. That is generally the time where the hot stove begins to really heat up, and while a few of the top 10 could change teams, I do see at least a couple of them re-signing with their current franchise.
Clearly, the top two free agents this offseason are first basemen...
The Marlins will attempt to woo C.J. Wilson with a South Florida visit and stadium tour on Monday, writes Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel. Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Albert Pujols have already visited Miami and each free agent received an offer from the club.
Rodriguez writes that the Marlins are likely to put a bid in for Wilson considering that pitching is their top...
The Cubs are pursuing both Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, and
not simply because the free-agent first basemen are
'Tis the season of spending. As the winter meetings draw near, Jon Heyman looks at 11 storylines to follow, including whether anyone can sign Albert Pujols away from the Cardinals.
A decade or so before Albert Pujols established his perennial MVP status and sluggers like Ryan Howard, Prince Fielder, Mark Teixeira, Miguel Cabrera and Joey Votto were punishing baseballs right alongside him, there was a first baseman who quietly delivered consistent power, year after year.
In baseball's version of Christmas bargain hunting, Ned Colletti made a flurry of supporting cast signings in November, because that's all the Dodgers can afford. At next week's Winter Meetings, he can't play big spender chasing Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder.