Found October 29, 2011 on Big League Stew:
ST. LOUIS — Whether he's crushing three homers in a World Series game or deflecting questions about his impending free agency, Albert Pujols can seem downright robotic. His reputation as a destroyer of baseballs and bids for interesting quotes is well earned. It was interesting, then, to see Pujols drop his usual persona around the ballpark to being one of the main mischief makers in the St. Louis Cardinals clubhouse following the clinching of the second World Series title in the Pujolsian Era. As the face of the franchise, Pujols took full advantage of his stature to attack with the bubbly and leave his fellow Redbirds drenched without any fear of retribution. He started his night with a strike against catcher Yadier Molina, then set his sights elsewhere. Let's break down one of his next operations, step by step, shall we? 1. Identify target: The cardinal rule at aiming for teammates in the clubhouse celebration is the more interviewed and more distracted, the better. Fit...

As season ends, Pujols talks can resume (AP)

This time, it really was Albert Pujols' final at-bat of the season, and perhaps as a Cardinal. The flashbulbs popped furiously in appreciation of the three-time NL MVP, who struck out in the seventh inning of Game 7. One last send-off. Now, it's time to start talking. After 11 seasons with the team that drafted him, Pujols is a free agent for the first time.

Pujols Fantasy

It’s been reported by multiple media outlets for weeks that the Marlins figure to play a role in the impending free agency of Albert Pujols.   It is likely the Marlins do in fact check in Pujols and even present an offer but at the end of the day — the chances of the future Hall [...]

The Best Game 6 Offensive Performances of All-Time

Last Saturday night, Albert Pujols treated us to an unparalleled display of power.  His 5-for-6 performance, which included three home runs, six RBI, and 14 total bases, produced a RE24 of 5.808, the highest in World Series history. To help pass the time until tomorrow night’s game, I thought that it would be interesting to examine the best Game Six offensive performances in...

The Rangers Should Probably Stop Intentionally Walking Albert Pujols

The Texas Rangers have walked Albert Pujols five times in the first six games of this World Series—all intentionally. Many of these walks are bad ideas! (And not just for the spiritual reasons elucidated of late by Josh Levin and Rob Neyer, among others.) More »

Pujols decision can wait for champion Cardinals

Albert Pujols tried to give away nothing during the celebration, tried to stay in the moment. But what a moment it was.

Title in hand, Cardinals set to resume Pujols talks

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- This time, it really was Albert Pujols' final at-bat of the season, and perhaps with the Cardinals.

Braves looking for depth on free-agent market

Braves general manager Frank Wren will not be grabbing the spotlight by pursuing Albert Pujols, Jose Reyes or any of this offseason's other high-profile free agents, but he is plenty motivated to improve upon a difficult ending to the 2011 season.

MLB Free Agents: A look at Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and other big names on the market

C.J. Wilson, Jimmy Rollins also on the market

Free Agent Outlook: Pujols, Sabathia and Reyes Stand Above the Rest

The Cardinals' Albert Pujols heads the list of baseball players on the market this off-season, with the Yankees' C. C. Sabathia and the Mets' Jose Reyes the other top names.

Selig discusses Pujols, Game 6 and more

Commissioner Bud Selig, visiting with reporters before the start of Game 7 of the World Series, touched on several topics Friday, not the least of which was Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols' impe
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