Future Corridor of Fame first baseman Albert Pujols is in settlement with the Dodgers and can sign with them for the remainder of the season, in accordance to The Los Angeles Times’s Jorge Castillo. The deal will reportedly not be made official till Monday.
Pujols, who spent the final 9 years with the Angels, was launched earlier this month.
The 41-year-old is not the All-Star he used to be, however will be a part of the Dodgers as one of essentially the most completed athletes in MLB historical past and will function a veteran presence.
Pujols ranks fifth all-time with 667 residence runs and he has 3,253 hits, however this season he is posted only a .198 batting common with 5 residence runs and 12 RBIs in his 24 appearances.
The ten-time All-Star was drafted by the Cardinals in 2001 and spent the primary 10 years of his profession there earlier than signing with the Angels for a 10-year deal value $240 million that the Angels nonetheless owe $30 million of.
The Dodgers (21–17) are third within the NL West and their batting common (.246) is eighth in all of MLB.
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