A three-run double by Angels first baseman Albert Pujols in the third inning of Monday night’s game against the Seattle Mariners came with a price.
The Angels slugger clutched at his left hamstring as he ran between first base and second, and he was replaced by pinch-runner Tony Campana. Pujols was diagnosed with a left hamstring cramp, which could sideline him for a few days but probably not much longer.
The Angels went on to win the game, 8-1, and clinch a playoff berth.
Pujols has played an integral part in the Angels’ push toward their first American League...