The Los Angeles Angels put a lot of faith into Pujols when they signed him to a 10-year deal, but he may not play through all of it after all…
Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols is under contract with the Angels until 2021 after signing a 10-year contract worth $250 million before the 2012 season.
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Although Pujols has not been the same MVP-caliber slugger that he was when with the St. Louis Cardinals, Pujols put together a solid season with a .272 batting average, 28 home runs and 105 runs batted in.
He has hit 520 home runs with 1,603 RBIs and a .317 batting average throughout his 14-year career.
Pujols is currently 35 years old, but he has only played three seasons with the Angels so far. His daughter, Sophia, may prevent him from finishing out his contract though.
The nine-year-old is training in gymnastics and hoping to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics, so Pujols may decide to retire at that point, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The future Hall of Famer will hope to guide the Angels to a World Series in his final years. They enter 2015 as a frontrunner to win the American League and the whole thing.