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The Marlins decided not to wait for 1b Albert Pujols, opting to instead sign Mark Buehrle to a 4 year $58 million dollar deal. He will reunite with manger Ozzie Guillen and join a rotation bolstered by Josh Johnson, Anibal Sanchez, Ricky Nolesco, and Chris Volstad.
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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 [...]
Bra-freaking-vo. That, folks, is some serious comeuppance. The photo, courtesy of @Matt Sebek (by way of The Sports Hernia Blog). Sebek is understandably irate over Pujols signing with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and chose to express his frustrations by a little bit of subtle statue-defacing. I wholeheartedly applause his actions. He tweets: How about [...]
St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols swings, hitting a double in the seventh inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 3, 2011. St. Louis won the game 6-4. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
To many, it was shocking that Albert Pujols decided to leave familiar territory in St. Louis and sign with the Angels on Thursday. But maybe even more shocking is the fact...
The Dominican slugger's baseball skills might draw more attention than his heritage after his decision to join the Angels. Pujols, however, could be labeled as a mercenary for leaving St. Louis.The Dominican slugger's baseball skills might draw more attention than his heritage after his decision to join the Angels.
Iron man Mark Buehrle is reportedly now seeking a four-year deal and has narrowed the field to five potential landing spots. We'll run down all things Buehrle in this post:
Look for the Marlins to go hard after Buehrle as soon as possible if they don't land Albert Pujols, tweets Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald.
Signing the highly prized free agent shows the Angels are ready to challenge for a World Series title and establish themselves as the baseball standard in Los Angeles.Snagging the highly prized free agent shows the Angels are ready to challenge for a World Series title and establish themselves as the baseball standard in Los Angeles.
After grabbing Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell and missing on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, Miami still has its eyes on the market.
And boom goes the dynamite.
The Angels made two big moves today, that will make them immediate contenders for not just a AL West title, but a World Series as well. Let’s take a look at how Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson shake up the fantasy world.
What about Mark Trumbo and Kendrys Morales?
This can’t be good news for Morales, who has been out for the better part of two seasons...
Marlins’ owner Jeffrey Loria didn’t get his wish of ten years with Albert Pujols, but he and the rest of the Miami brass continue to make unexpected splash after splash.The most recent impact signing for the rechristened Marlins franchise was Mark Buehrle, signed Wednesday to a four-year, $58 million contract.In Buehrle, the Fish get a seasoned pitcher who has been on the hill...
Just mere minutes after landing the biggest free agent, in Albert Pujols, sources from LA are reporting CJ Wilson has verbally agreed to join him with the Los Angeles Angels.
Wilson, the ace on a Texas Rangers side that made 2 straight World Series, was apparently deciding between the Miami Marlins and LA. You have to expect the Pujols signing to have been...
A ton of stuff to report.Albert Pujols is signing with the Angels for 10 years at $25 million + per year.Evidently the Vernon Wells contract isn't hampering them too much, as they are also reported to be signing CJ Wilson for 5 years, $75 million.Miami/Florida continued its busy offseason by signing Mark Buehrle to a 4 year, $58 million deal.In Toronto news, the Blue Jays DFA...