Is it safe to love Albert Pujols?

He has 22 homers through 1/4 of the season. If he keeps it up, and there’s no reason to think he won’t, we could be cheering him in September as he chases Bonds’ record for most home runs in a season.

But is he too good? We’ve been duped before by monster home run hitters: Bonds, McGwire, Giambi, Sosa and Palmeiro. And after we learned the truth, we looked back and asked ourselves, “how could we have NOT known they were on steroids?”

Pujols has never tested positive for steroid use. He has never done anything illegal or immoral, as far as we know. He is a great player who quietly goes about his business. He’s a pro. But still, there’s that nagging voice: he’s so big, so strong, so quick — could he possibly be legit?

LA Times columnist Tim Brown tackles the topic in a column today. Check it out.

No Responses to “Is it safe to love Pujols?”

  1. If Scott Podsednik can score this kind of chic by hitting .250, hitting two homeruns and driving in absolutely noone, imagine what I could have scored if I were in the majors with my .026, 0 hr, 0 rbi, 0 runs totals.

  2. WHAT???? Don’t you think you’ve scored plenty high?!

  3. Atta-boy Scott.

    That makes it official. I can’t trade away a guy who bangs a Playmate in the shower after the game.

    You are a total stud.

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