Thirty-one-year-old Albert Pujols has already racked up 10 seasons of hitting over .310 with at least 30 home runs and 100 RBI, and has never finished outside the top nine in MVP voting.
A free agent after this season, the St. Louis Cardinals are desperately trying to keep the slugger, but they are reluctant to pay anywhere near the $300 million over 10 years Pujols is reportedly asking for.
St. Louis may be one of the best teams this season, but faces a lot of uncertainty afterward. There is no bigger star in the game of baseball today than Albert Pujols, and if he becomes a free agent after the season, a plethora of teams are going to do their best to acquire him.
Here are 20 dark horse landing spots for the three-time MVP, Albert Pujols.