San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado doesn't understand why St. Louis Cardinals slugger and MLB legend Albert Pujols hasn't received more fanfare from opposing clubs during his last season in the majors.

"It's kind of (bovine dung) that teams are not giving him a farewell tour. I'll tell you that right now," Machado said, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Why? Albert has been the best player in our generation to ever play this game, and to see him doing the things he's doing - I mean, it's just unbelievable.