Originally posted on Cardinals Diaspora  |  Last updated 7/28/13
It came.  A single link late Saturday night, with no comment. Right there in the e-mail box from Mountain Fresh (LINK HERE). He didn't have to say anything and I didn't have to respond. It was sad. Sad that it came to this. Sad that we didn't really, but kind felt like we needed to say something to each other. Sad that we knew all of this was coming... but not in 2013. Albert Pujols is headed to the DL for (most likely) the rest of the season. He has aggravated the partially torn plantar fascia in his right foot and can't continue to power through it. The Angels have shut him down and have all but said he'll be shelved until 2014 barring a strong finish that sees them in the hunt the last month of the season.  Did you click on that link, though? Let's rank the sadness  from most to least sad. Knowing that ALL of it is sad. Just in levels. 1) Albert Pujols stories are now obligated to mention his contract terms. When he made over 100 million with the Cardinals,
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