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Unless you live under a really nice rock and “watch” baseball games via some sports app that uses “in play” and “runs scored” to keep you updated, you have probably been subjected to MLB’s attempt to shove the Fan Cave down your throat.  If indeed you have been so fortunate as to avoid the forced [...]

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I owe you dear readers a qualifier.  This is really about some of the largest contracts in baseball history that were signed prior to 2011, because it might be a tad bit early to grade that Votto deal for $225M with the ink still wet. Alex Rodriguez (Yankees) – 10 years for $275M signed in [...]

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If It Ain’t Broke…

by on March 17, 2011 · 3 comments

…Don’t Fix It!  Also, don’t add another round to the playoffs, either.  Oh, I don’t just sit around the #ManCave all winter long trying to dream up ways to eat large burritos with plastic sporks.  I also concern myself with the national pastime and the different ways people propose meddling with it.  Consider the possibility [...]

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On the morning of January 19th, I started collecting links – as many as I can find with minimal effort – that discuss the Albert Pujols contract discussions. Why? Who knows, yet here they are. Oh, and to serve you all, our three loyal readers! The Daily Pujols certainly won’t be a comprehensive list, but [...]

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Stark Reality

by on January 27, 2011 · 0 comments

If you haven’t already read the piece on the Albert Pujols negotiations penned by ESPN’s Jayson Stark, then you can find it here.  Alternatively, you can just keep reading the regular feeds from your favorite Cardinals bloggers, because Jayson’s piece really just summarizes everything the aforementioned bloggers have been discussing for months. 8 yrs at [...]

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Blame the guy who hired the messenger.  I’m nearly the last person on Earth who would normally consider defending sports agents, because I don’t exactly consider them to be the last bastion of altruism.  Agents represent clients.  More precisely, agents attempt to represent their clients’ interests.  They do a lot of other things such as [...]

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Since there seems to be some growing unrest in Cardinal nation about the contract status of one Albert Pujols, I thought it might be a good idea to survey the current free agent landscape for clues of what the future might bring.  The present might be a poor predictor of the future, but that’s never [...]

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