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Tony La Russa said Pujols offered the Cardinals a discount during contract negotiations. Really? A discount? I thought he said he didn't feel like he was getting the love.
Albert Pujols offered the St. Louis Cardinals a hometown discount before signing with the Los Angeles Angels, Tony La Russa said this week in an interview on KNBR-AM in San Francisco.Reading these emails that Lach posted will not get old. I'd hate to think what would have happened if he were working for a sports talk radio program in Pittsburgh.
"I know it is true," the retired Cardinals manager said. "Albert was ready to give the Cardinals a tremendous and significant home discount. I am talking about signing for something like $60 or $65 million less than he signed for.
"That's a lot of money he would have walked away from, but even at that level the Cardinals could not have swung it."