Friday, June 20, 2008

Albert Pujols Reckons With Pain Tolerance

Injured Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols' issues at this time are largely those of pain tolerance, manager Tony LaRussa has told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

He appears to be on schedule for return to action.

Eligible to come off the disabled list when the team travels to Kansas City next week, Pujols is swinging the bat and taking grounders at first base during pre-game workouts with his teammates, the newspaper said.

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