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Albert Pujols talks break off

Updated: February 17, 2011, 7:54 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

JUPITER, Fla. -- The deadline for first baseman Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals to reach a new contract agreement passed Wednesday with no new deal, making it likely the three-time MVP will test the free-agent market after the season.

"After spending the last few weeks working toward an extension, we've suspended our conversations with the Cardinals, due to this morning's self-imposed deadline," Pujols said in a statement Wednesday. "Once the 2011 season is over, we hope to revisit ...

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