Santo Domingo, RD.
Star player Albert Pujols was traded to Leones del Escogido from Gigantes del Cibao, as this newspaper was able to confirm.
Pujols belong to the Gigantes del Cibao and have never played in the Dominican winter football.
Albert Pujols comes from splitting his major league commitments, first with the Los Angeles Angels of Aneheim and then with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The trade was for bowler Edward Paredes and defensive tackle Malaki Mesa, both of whom belonged to the Scarletts family.
The Pujols could soon join the action of the Crimson team, who lost yesterday in their opening match against Tigres del Lice by 4-1.
Albert Pujols is the future Cooperstown Hall of Fame. He compiled a batting career with an average of 297, hit 679 home runs and led in 2,150 times. He had 3,301 injuries.
Three times, he has been voted the Most Valuable Player in the Major Leagues, and has won the Rookie of the Year award, two Golden Gloves, and two World Series.
This year, as a substitute with the Dodgers, after being released by the Los Angeles Angels, he hit .254 with 12 homers and 38 RBIs in 85 games. Overall, it was .236-17-50 in 109 games in 2021.
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