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    Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    No details on the dollar value but it sounds like its very close between the Marlins and the Cards.

    Miami Marlins make 10-year offer to Albert Pujols, source confirms - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Thats a stupid deal, I will be more mad if the Cards match it.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Idiotic. Cards should let him go.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Marlins will dig their own grave if they do that. The only way it makes sense is to give him partial ownership near the end of his deal. I really don't want the Cards signing him for $20 mil a year for 10 years. Who knows what he will be doing in 8 years. Playing at a high level is most likely not one of them.


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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Rumor is they want to have a payroll around $100 million. With the contracts of Pujols, Reyes, and Bell, along with the players under current contract, they aren't going to have enough money for good starting pitching. And in a division with the Phillies and Braves, you are going to need good starting pitching to compete.


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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Thats a stupid deal, I will be more mad if the Cards match it.
    Agreed. I wasn't comfortable with the Cards offering the report $200mil for 9 years. It's a potentially organization crippling contract and this offer is beyond stupid. I pray that the Cards don't match it.

    Thanks for the titles and the memories Albert.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    That will be one heck of a lineup...even without Albert they will score runs! Their pitching isn't Phillies-level...but it is better than average already...especially if Johnson returns healthy!



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Whats funny is that this sets the market for Fielder as well. Its going to be expensive to get either one.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Thats a stupid deal, I will be more mad if the Cards match it.
    I'm not a Cards fan but I agree with you.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    Whats funny is that this sets the market for Fielder as well. Its going to be expensive to get either one.
    I knew someone who **** the bed, I guess I didn't realize it would be the Marlins. They are trying to go retro-'97 on us.


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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    Agreed. I wasn't comfortable with the Cards offering the report $200mil for 9 years. It's a potentially organization crippling contract and this offer is beyond stupid. I pray that the Cards don't match it.

    Thanks for the titles and the memories Albert.
    I was desperately hoping the Cubs didn't get Pujols because I figured they'd have to beat the Cards offer which seemed bordering on ridiculous already.

    If Pujols goes to Miami it could be a blessing in disguise for the Cards. It'd suck to lose him, but you likely got all his best years at a reasonable salary already.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    If Pujols goes to Miami, rumor is the Cubs might go after Gaby Sanchez, which makes sense. Would the Cards just go with Berkman at first?



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    If Pujols goes to Miami, rumor is the Cubs might go after Gaby Sanchez, which makes sense. Would the Cards just go with Berkman at first?
    I would think so.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    I'm not a Cards fan but I agree with you.
    Completely agree. I LOVE the Cardinals, but 10 years is idiotic.



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    Re: Marlins make Pujols 10-yr offer

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    I would think so.
    Craig in right. Wouldn't be bad. They could go after a big time starter after this season.

    Please don't overextend on Pujols.....PLEASE


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