Archive for February 17th, 2011

5 Reasons the Orioles Should Sign Albert Pujols

I’m getting a little ahead of myself, I know.  Albert Pujols is still under contract with the Cardinals for the remainder of this season, and though he says his negotiation deadline has passed, it’s hard to believe he’ll be finishing his career anywhere other than St. Louis.

Furthermore, he’s going to command a massive (some might say crippling) contract, maybe the largest in the history of baseball.  Based on the Orioles spartan payroll history, and recent comments made by current Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail, there is no reason at all to think that the Orioles could sign him, or that they would even try.

But, permit me to daydream for a moment, won’t you?  Here are 5 excellent reasons that the Orioles should sign Pujols, if he ever becomes a free agent.


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