Angels' Albert Pujols: Injury diagnosed as hamstring tightness

The reason for Pujols' early departure from Wednesday's game was hamstring tightness. He is considered day-to-day, as reported by Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times.

While this isn't great news for his fantasy owners, it appears that the veteran slugger avoided a serious leg injury. Manager Mike Scioscia said that Pujols is day-to-day, but the team will likely provide a more concrete timetable after its off day Thursday. The Angels may elect to give the 37-year-old extra rest this weekend with the absence of the designated hitter in a road series against the Mets.

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