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Old 08-19-2013, 08:27 PM
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Default Pujols' season is ovah

Out with foot injury.

So far, that contract has been a bust.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:15 AM
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Out with foot injury.

So far, that contract has been a bust.
And to think these were the two least expensive years...
2012:$12M
2013:$16M
2014:$23M
2015:$24M
2016:$25M
2017:$26M
2018:$27M
2019:$28M
2020:$29M
2021:$30M
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:27 AM
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And to think these were the two least expensive years...
2012:$12M
2013:$16M
2014:$23M
2015:$24M
2016:$25M
2017:$26M
2018:$27M
2019:$28M
2020:$29M
2021:$30M
With all of the crying and gnashing of teeth over Dunn's contract, this should put things into perspective relative to how bad one could have been.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:46 AM
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If he gets back to his old form, then this year and last will be nothing more than blips. It's a big "IF" though.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:04 AM
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If he gets back to his old form, then this year and last will be nothing more than blips. It's a big "IF" though.
Albert turns 34 years old before the start of the '14 season so it's almost a guarantee that we have seen his best days come and go. At least for his sake, he is now in the American League so hopefully he will be able to split some time at DH to preserve his body, but it's not a good sign he's dealing with foot injuries.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:14 AM
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2012:$12M
2013:$16M
2014:$23M
2015:$24M
2016:$25M
2017:$26M
2018:$27M
2019:$28M
2020:$29M
2021:$30M
Hahahahahahaha. Who's their GM? Richie Rich? i never knew how terrible of a contract that is.

I wonder if the Angels will be able to vilify Albert enough to get Bud to toss him and void his contract.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:17 AM
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They are paying Josh Hamilton big money until 2017 as well. It's looking like a rough future right now.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:41 AM
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Both the Pujols and Hamilton deals were head scratchers. Pujols is going to get insane money until he is 42 years old. Assuming he ends up as a DH later in his career, he will still likely be a shell of his old self by then if not sooner. As far as Hamilton, he was so fragile mentally that it made little sense for Anaheim to add another expensive outfielder. Consider that they already had Pujols, Trout, Wells, and Bourjos for outfielders as well. It's like they signed Hamilton just to keep him away from Texas.
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:03 AM
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Both the Pujols and Hamilton deals were head scratchers. Pujols is going to get insane money until he is 42 years old. Assuming he ends up as a DH later in his career, he will still likely be a shell of his old self by then if not sooner. As far as Hamilton, he was so fragile mentally that it made little sense for Anaheim to add another expensive outfielder. Consider that they already had Pujols, Trout, Wells, and Bourjos for outfielders as well. It's like they signed Hamilton just to keep him away from Texas.
I can't think of any way at this point that Pujols's contract won't be the worst in MLB history by the time it expires.
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Old 08-20-2013, 01:03 PM
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Don't forget, this is only one of two contracts Pujols signed with the Angels. The second one is a ten year Personal Services Contract which kicks in for ten years after his current player contract ends. It states that he cannot be seen in public, in pictures, video, etc. wearing any logos or other identifying "marks" from any other MLB team. This means it will as if he never played for the Cardinals. It, too, is a very lucrative contract to ensure his compliance (if he wears a Cubs hat in public, the contract is immediately voided).
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Old 08-20-2013, 01:16 PM
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Don't forget, this is only one of two contracts Pujols signed with the Angels. The second one is a ten year Personal Services Contract which kicks in for ten years after his current player contract ends. It states that he cannot be seen in public, in pictures, video, etc. wearing any logos or other identifying "marks" from any other MLB team. This means it will as if he never played for the Cardinals. It, too, is a very lucrative contract to ensure his compliance (if he wears a Cubs hat in public, the contract is immediately voided).
Surely he can wear a StL hat at the HOF, no?
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Old 08-20-2013, 01:26 PM
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They are paying Josh Hamilton big money until 2017 as well. It's looking like a rough future right now.
Don't forget Vernon Wells.
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Old 08-20-2013, 01:50 PM
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I can't think of any way at this point that Pujols's contract won't be the worst in MLB history by the time it expires.
I think that it was a bad contract, but Alex Rodriguez's contract is looking like it will be the one to beat for "worst contract in MLB history."
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:01 PM
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Surely he can wear a StL hat at the HOF, no?
Apparently not. He sold his soul to the Devil 100%.
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:24 PM
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Did Albert ever take "Legal Action" against Jack Clark for his PED allegations?
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