Post-Papi, why not Pujols?

Boston could be the next stop for the Cardinals' star slugger -- and here's why

Updated: February 17, 2011, 1:49 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Now batting for the Boston Red Sox, the designated hitter, No. 5, Albert Pujols.

Preposterous? Not so much. Allow us to explain.

David Ortiz arrived here Thursday, the day position players are scheduled to report, and inevitably Big Papi will be asked if he expects this to be his last season in a Red Sox uniform.

The same question was asked last year at this time, but was framed in a different context: The Red Sox held a $12.5 million ...

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