AT THE PLATE: A's third baseman
ON THE MOUND:
ON THE BASES: Pujols probably cost the Angels a run when he ignored third base coach Gary DiSarcina's stop sign and tried to score from second on Hamilton's sixth-inning single. The heavy-legged Pujols was an easy out at home, with Moss, the A's right fielder, picking up the assist.
SLUMPING SLUGGER: Pujols flied out with the bases loaded to end the third and is batting .147 (11 for 75) with runners in scoring position. After hitting .302 with 10 home runs and 26 runs batted in in his first 32 games, Pujols is hitting .179 with five home runs and nine RBIs in his last 31 games, his season average falling to .242. But Manager