Posted December 08, 2011

Report: Albert Pujols To Sign With Los Angeles Angels

MLB

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, Albert Pujols will sign a deal with the Los Angeles Angels for 10-years at a value between $250-260 million.

Pujols, 31, was considered by many to be the top free-agent on the market this winter. The slugging first baseman hit .299/.366/.541 with 37 home runs and 99 RBI for the Cardinals last season. The three-time Most Valuable Player has a career 162 game average of .328/.420/.617 with 42 home runs and 126 RBI.

The signing means the end of an era in St. Louis where Pujols played for the Cardinals for 11 seasons. During that span he helped the Cardinals win two World Series, led the league in runs five times, home runs twice, and hits, RBIs, batting average, and on base percentage once.