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MLB Injury News:
On Sunday morning, MLB Injury News' own Justin Hunter reported that Albert Pujols landed on the disabled list with a partial tear in the plantar fascia in his left foot. Mid-Sunday afternoon, we learned that Pujols could very well miss the remainder of the 2013 season.
MLB Network's Alanna Rizzo announced the news Sunday afternoon.
It is likely that #Angels 1B/DH, @PujolsFive will miss remainder of the season with a tear in his left foot/plantar fasciitis aggravation.
— Alanna Rizzo (@alannarizzo) July 28, 2013
Pujols has played all season with the pain that comes with plantar fasciitis. MLB.com's Jason Mastrodonato reported that the Angles placed him on the disabled list early Sunday morning, and manager Mike Scioscia said that Pujols would miss "a significant amount of time," but Mastrodonato now indicates about Pujols "in all likelihood, he won't return this season."
Noted columnist Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports tweeted that Pujols knows that he may not play again this year.
Source: Pujols has been told he's likely done for the season. Surgery possible, but undetermined.
— Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) July 28, 2013
Pujols is having a down year, especially when compared to his track record. He was hitting .258/.330/.457 with 17 HR and 64 RBI. He pulled up late in Friday night's game after singling in the ninth inning. He took himself out of the game and had an MRI on Saturday that revealed the extent of the damage.
It is undetermined yet if Pujols will need surgery to repair the tear, but it appears that he will not play again this year. Kole Calhoun has come up from Triple-A to fill Pujols's roster spot. Mark Trumbo is at first base today, and J.B. Shuck is the DH.
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