Albert Pujol's ageny Dan Lozano has called the Marlins and told them they're out of the bidding for the free agent slugger, according to SI.com.
But the report said that the Cardinals were only one of three teams that have $200 million or more offers on the table for Pujols. That means there are not one but TWO mystery teams in the mix.
I'm guessing they come from a group that includes Anaheim, Toronto, Washington and the Cubs.
According to previous reports, however, the Marlins were Pujols' clearcut favorite to land Pujols if he decided to leave the Cardinals. So, hopefully, they're now the clear favorite to win this bidding war.