Cal Ripken Jr. doesn't think Albert Pujols will go anywhere if he becomes a free agent at season's end. "I can¿¿¿t see Albert playing outside the Cardinal uniform," Ripken told KMOX radio in St. Louis over the weekend.
John Harbaugh told 105.7 The Fan on Wednesday that the Ravens are "going to win championships with Joe Flacco." ... Superman showed up in Sarasota (OK, fine, it was just Vlad Guerrero). ... Ravens outside linebacker Sergio Kindle is now working out four times a week. ... Hard-liners are derailing the NFL's CBA negotiations. ... One day after former Miami coach Randy Shannon declined an offer, Maryland promoted inside linebackers coach Todd Bradford to defensive coordinator. ... Alexander Semin scored a hat trick as the Capitals rallied to beat the Ducks, 7-6.
The Orioles keep being mentioned as one of a handful of teams that are expected to vie for Albert Pujols' services. But I have trouble envisioning outbidding the big boys for one of the best players in baseball.