The legendary first baseman and future member of the Cooperstown Hall of Fame has never played in the Dominican winter ball, despite belonging to the San Francisco de Macorís franchise.
Albert pujols is once again in the news within the winter ball of the Dominican Republic, after a report by journalist Yancen Pujols, indicated the possibility that the legendary first baseman, two-time champion of World Series, could find a new home among one of the teams in the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM).
Yancen Pujols, who is a member of the transmission chain of the Giants of the Cibao, equipment to which the rights of the contract of Albert pujols within the Dominican ball, he pointed out that, according to sources, the San Francisco city team would be in talks with the Lions of the Chosen One, to send the baseball player to the capital squad. The Dominican journalist added that several sources corroborated this information.
Sources: Leones del Escogido and Gigantes del Cibao in conversations by Albert Pujols. If materialized, the future Hall of Fame would pass to the red ranks. I repeat, several sources tell us that they have spoken about a possible change.
– Yancen Pujols (@YancenPujols) October 28, 2021
Albert pujols has never played in the Dominican winter baseball, despite belonging to the squad of the Giants of the Cibao and being one of its seven franchise players, along with Nelson Cruz, Ketel Mars, Jean Segura, Sandy Alcantara, Jeurys Family and Seranthony Dominguez.
The future member of the Cooperstown Hall of Fame expressed his interest in playing with Giants in the last season of LIDOM And even the team announced its incorporation, however, the player decided not to play as a result of the absence of fans in the stadiums due to the advance of COVID-19 in the country, as confirmed at that time by Jesús Mejía Armenteros, manager of the team. to ESPN Digital.
In case of materialization, this would be a new agreement between Gigantes and Escogido in which sound names have been involved. In the past two years, teams have made deals involving Wander franco, when I was the number one prospect of the Big leagues already Maikel Franco.