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Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

Posted on: June 21, 2011 10:56 pm
 
By Evan Brunell

PujolsA day after being diagnosed with a fractured wrist, Albert Pujols was back in the Cardinals clubhouse Tuesday and professed that he believes he can beat his estimate of a mid-August return.

"I'm expecting that," he told MLB.com. "I've healed pretty well from injuries in the past, and I'm praying to hopefully have one of those in my bag still. Obviously there's no treatment that I can do, but I'll keep my legs in shape and work out and do what I'm able to do without making it worse. Hopefully whenever I'm ready to play, swing the bat and I'll be ready to go."

Pujols says he was surprised to hear of the diagnosis, saying he doesn't feel much discomfort and that he initially thought it was a minor injury.

"I had a good feeling that it was going to be just a little bruise, but obviously it wasn't," he said. "I was still in a little pain that night, but I feel good, no pain at all right now. What can you do? It's just one of those crazy things that happen in this game."

Pujols ended the interview when a reporter asked if the injury could have any ramifications for his future as an impending free agent, calling the question "stupid."

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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 8:06 am
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 3:44 pm
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

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Since: Oct 9, 2008
Posted on: June 22, 2011 10:40 am
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

Moreover, (that mean's there's more to follow) they have 5 WS rings while STL has 10.  Guess what?  That makes the reds a third-tier team in MLB
Point being? The Boston Red Sox only have 7 guess they are a third-tier team as well huh?
Maybe that sweep they had on the Cardinals brainwashed your thought process on third-tier teams.

However this is all coming from someone who routes for the Cubs...lol! You want to speak of how long since we've won.....haha classic!



Since: Sep 17, 2009
Posted on: June 22, 2011 10:17 am
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

It's funny how your team only found improvement once the former GM from STL made it over and overhauled your pathetic roster. 

Let's keep in mind that Cissynatti (sic) hasn't won a WS since 1990.  Moreover, (that mean's there's more to follow) they have 5 WS rings while STL has 10.  Guess what?  That makes the reds a third-tier team in MLB.




Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: June 22, 2011 9:20 am
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

CincyDreamTeam, just curious, where did you see Pujols' official birth certificate? Are you guys best buds or something?





Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: June 22, 2011 9:12 am
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

Nice to see that the Reds fans are out! You guys should really be much more concerned with the Brewers at this point then taking so much joy in Cardinals injuries...but whatever.

Anyways, it is not Pujols being hurt that will keep the Cardinals out of the playoffs, it is their terrible, pathetic bullpen and defense. Laughable "defense" actually.

I think this opens it up for the Brewers, who are just sick at home. Beware the Pirates!



Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: June 22, 2011 8:29 am
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

Pujols has always come off as a likeable guy.  In fact, I think he married a women who came into the relationship with a special needs child, which definitely speaks to the man's character.  But, he got a little greedy this spring when he rejected the Cards offers and opted to wait for the really huge money this offseason.  Now, I am sure his agent is on the phone with the Cards to see if that money is still there.  


CincyDreamTeam
Since: Aug 3, 2010
Posted on: June 22, 2011 8:24 am
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Since: Jun 27, 2010
Posted on: June 22, 2011 8:15 am
 

Pujols hoping to beat mid-August estimate

Put a fork in the Cardinals, Unless they would get Reyes. :)


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