Albert Pujols, slowed for weeks by plantar fasciitis in his right foot, the same condition (but in the left foot) that ended his 2013 season in July, was asked if there was any chance he would shut himself down before the end of the season.
“For what?” the Angels slugger, clearly insulted by the question, said before Thursday night’s 7-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in Angel Stadium.
To take care of himself, he is told.
“I’ll have plenty of time to take care of myself in the off-season,” Pujols, 36, said. “This is my job. Just because we’re out of it, I still want to play.”
The Angels lost for the eighth time in nine games Thursday, Toronto catcher Russell...