The sportsmanship Albert Pujols just revealed to Yadier Molina shows that Pujols isnt simply a terrific ballplayer, hes a terrific man.
On Sunday, Molina knocked Pujols out of fourth put on the Cardinals all-time hits list when he protected his 2,074 hit. The friendly banter between Pujols and Molina originate from their long relationship and, obviously, being teammates of 8 years.
Now that they are on opposing teams, its great to see theres no bad blood.
” Congratulations to my little bro [Yadier Molina] for passing me on the [Cardinals] all-time hit list,” he composed. “Your effort and commitment has actually settled. Not just are you among the premier hitters in baseball, however you are the greatest catcher in the game today and future HOFer.”.
I look forward to investing a long time together throughout the St. Louis series in September, we can celebrate face to face!
— Albert Pujols (@PujolsFive) August 2, 2021.
ST LOUIS, MO – JUNE 23: Albert Pujols # 5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Yadier Molina # 4 of the St. Louis Cardinals pose for an image after exchanging jerseys after their video game at Busch Stadium on June 23, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images).
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Once held, Albert Pujols praises Yadier Molina on breaking the record he.
This is the method record-breaking need to feel.
“Your difficult work and dedication has actually paid off. Not just are you one of the premier players in baseball, however you are the greatest catcher in the video game today and future HOFer.”.
, and send it to Albert,” stated Adam Wainwright, another longtime good friend and teammate to both (h/t MLB.com) “I think he has to.”.
And Molina replied telling Pujols they might celebrate in individual when they played each other in September.
Even the teammates predicted some fun between the 2.
” I know that Yadier is going to take a photo of that, Yadier passes Albert thing [on the jumbotron], and send it to Albert,” said Adam Wainwright, another long time buddy and teammate to both (h/t MLB.com) “I think he needs to.”.
This is the type of small talk we are here for.