Pujols strained his groin during Friday's game. He started at DH on Saturday.
"He's going to get as much time as he needs," Scioscia said. "If it's going to get irritated by playing first base, we'll keep him at DH."
Pujols, 35, served as DH for the 10th time in the Angels' 51 games. He played 34 games at DH in 2012, his first season with the Angels. He played 65 games at DH in 2013 and 43 games in 2014.
Pujols has homered in three consecutive games, entering play Sunday. He is batting .250 -- including five hits in his past 10 at-bats -- and is tied for eighth in the
"David Price is a special lefty," Scioscia said. "We want to make sure Mike [Trout] and Albert get their pitches."