The foot pain that bothered Cardinals’ first baseman Albert Pujols has returned. He opted not to have surgery in the off season after suffering from a malady called plantar fasciitis, which causes sharp pain on the bottom of the foot. Pujols underwent sound wave treatment this off-season, which provided temporary relief, but now the pain is back. Pujols says he won’t have surgery now because he doesn’t want to miss the beginning of the season. Despite the pain, Pujols his .331 with 45 home runs and 123 RBI’s….Cardinals’ right hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year deal with the team, worth $3-million. He could earn up to $3.25-million with incentives. Marquis was 15-7 with a 3.71 ERA in his first year with St. Louis.