Exploring the Albert Pujols negotiations

Ten years. At $30 million per season. For a total of $300 million. Is it in the Cards?

Updated: February 16, 2011, 7:23 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

The days tick off the calendar, one after another. The magic number is now 25 -- as in 25 days until Cardinals position players report for spring training.

And 25 days until Albert Pujols cuts off contract negotiations with the only team he's ever played for, the St. Louis Cardinals.

We've had no leaks, no details, no messy rhetoric leaking from those negotiations. That's by mutual agreement, of course. But don't mistake silence for peace and quiet.

And don't mistake ...

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