Albert Pujols: For a moment, Royals fans dared to dream. Pujols! Kansas City! Maybe it could happen! Enter frugal Royals owner David Glass. “No. We would not sign any individual player to a $300 million contract … There’s little justification in giving anybody a $300 million contract. You might as well give them the franchise.” That’s probably in the ballpark of what Pujols will command on the open market (A-Rod got $275 million). In hindsight, it was silly to think the Royals would make a play for Pujols. Kansas City just shed $30 million of salaries in the offseason, and traded their marquee pitcher because they wouldn’t be able to pay him. Sigh. Enjoy another decade of irrelevance, Royals fans. [KC Star]
Lose a Cano, add a Beltran.
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Best U.S. World Cup performance. Games against Portugal and Germany were pivotal.
He has had eight players drafted in the first three rounds since 2008, just one fewer than Ohio State.
All Jurgen wants for Christmas is a fullback.