#Pujols Trends Worldwide, Players Respond to Signing
To the shock of many, Albert Pujols is no longer a St. Louis Cardinal. Pujols on Wednesday stunned the baseball world by signing a 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who also landed the top free agent pitcher on the market in C.J. Wilson.
The baseball, and Twitter, world is now abuzz over the signing. In fact, #Pujols was trending worldwide for most of the morning and many celebrities and current MLB players took to tweeting to voice their instant reaction.
Here were some of our favorite responses:
David Freese: Wait... Pujols is a free agent?!?! #dontknowanything
Nelly: DAM LA GOT US BACK 10TIMES ON THIS 1 WE TOOK THE RAMS FROM LA NOW THEY TOOK THE BEST PLAYER EVER!!!#PUJOLSHOWCOULDYOU??LOL
New Angels Teammates
Michael Kohn: Big time sign. # themachine
Rich Thompson: It's not April fools, Is it?
Vernon Wells: I love this game. We have the Machine!!
Rest of the League
Shawn Kelley: “@Gbenn823: Looks like the bully is back on the block out West #Halos #Pujols” not cool!
Sam LeCure: Albert is going to the angels? Removing myself and the reds from the equation, I don't like it. But, not facing him is always nice
Ricky Romero: WOW!!! That is some serious cash money. Congrats to him. #Pujols
Shane Victorino: Congrats King #Albert! #welldeserved. Now let's go Lozano get this @JimmyRollins11 deal done! #PHILLIESNATION
Shawne Merriman: Money don't buy Happiness but with 250m you can rent a smile for a long time
Reggie Bush: Oooooooowwwwwweeeee Pujols is killin right now.
MC Hammer: Angels reach 10-year deal with Albert Pujols
Alyssa Milano: Congratulations on Pujols #Angels fans! I'm sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo jealous.
What was your reaction to the signing? Tweet us @MLBFanCave and comment below.