Papi to Pujols: Not to worry

Career advice from a (formerly slumping) slugger to another still mired in one

Originally Published: May 17, 2012
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz always pays attention to Albert Pujols -- they're friends and fellow Dominican Republic natives, after all. But he's watching Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels particularly closely these days.

Pujols is in a nasty slump, perhaps the worst of his career, and under severe scrutiny because of the 10-year, $240 million contract he signed as a free agent during the offseason. And if anyone in the world of baseball can relate to what he's battling ...

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