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 Posted: Wed Dec 14th, 2011 11:42 am
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Famous Mortimer wrote: Chrisstlouis wrote: Too bad the twunt didnt know how things work. The Cards offered a higher per year value. 26 million instead of the 19-20 of the previous offer. Then they went to 10 yrs and 220. I guess the Cards were just supposed to hand over a blank check??

  I don't want to dislike Pujols, and indeed in the days immediately after the announcement I didn't. But this is a perfect example of how not to spin something after the event. When your fans are on shitty wages and paying a fortune (relatively) to enter the ballpark, calling $26 million a year an "insult" is just going to piss them off.
He has to feed his family