The Cardinals of St. Louis and three-time MVP, 10-time All-Star Albert Pujols are reportedly set to reunite in a year-long deal.
The media of St. The Louis Cardinals reported on Sunday night that the Cardinals and Albert Pujols are said to be working to finalize a year-long agreement pending the proceedings.
According to MLB.com’s Mark Feisandreported $2.5 million deal.
Derrick Goold of St. The Louis Post Dispatch reported earlier on Sunday that interest among the Cardinals is growing in bringing back the Pujols. Late Sunday, Goold tweeted that the deal was being finalized.
The Athletic’s Katie J. Woo added that Pujols will be visiting the Cardinals’ spring training facility in Jupiter, Fl., during the week.
Per Woo reports, “Pujols, 42, will not be an everyday player. Instead, he will serve as a right-handed substitute, similar to the role that St. Louis was determined when they invited midfielder Corey Dickerson to a one-year contract last week. ”
Woo says that Pujols will not be a regular starter and will not attempt to replace Paul Goldschmidt as first player. “He was mainly used on the bench as a power stick late in the half. He could also serve as a mentor to Juan Yepez, a promising 24-year-old first-team player and occasional cornering midfielder who is hoping to become a major league club. while on vacation. ”
The signing will reunite Pujols with Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina. The last time these three competed together was in the 2011 World Series.
Fansided MLB insider Robert Murray tweeted about the reunion perfectly:
This is definitely good news for Cardinals fans nostalgic about this reunion. Details of the reported deal will become clearer in the coming days. The deal comes with plenty of time to allow Pujols to get used to… his new team.
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