Reports: Pujols Heading Back To Cardinals On 1-Year Deal
AP – Slugger Albert Pujols reportedly is returning to St. Louis after agreeing to a one-year deal with the Cardinals.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch first reported the agreement and said the contract with the 42-year-old Pujols is pending a physical.
Pujols is 21 home runs shy of 700 for his career.
He's coming home.
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The NL Rookie of the Year in 2001 spent his first 11 years in St. Louis and helped the Cardinals win two World Series.
The three-time NL MVP signed a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels in 2012.
Flashback to when Albert Pujols hit 3 HR in Game 3 of the 2011 World Series pic.twitter.com/iV16bdnawE
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He was waived by the Angels last May and signed with the Dodgers.