Albert Pujols signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last week for a 10-year deal that, with incentives, could jump to a total of $280 million. Pujols is a superstar, but was he worth that much?
On the field, most likely not. Recent history has proven that big contracts don't always live up to expected production. Both players and fans establish unrealistic expectations with deals of this magnitude. Last week I wrote about how Pujols wasn't the right fit for the Chicago Cubs.
Upon further reflection, Chicago should've made a more inspired run at the free agent, and here's 10 reasons why.