ANAHEIM, Calif. Albert Pujols stood in the on-deck circle Sunday afternoon waiting for one last chance to bat. It never came.
Maybe that's a good thing. The Angels could have used a home run or two, but that's one area where Pujols has yet to deliver.
He will -- and sooner or later, the Angels will muscle up as everyone expects them to. But 16 games into the season, with everything else slowly falling into place, their power is still missing in action.
"The power is going to come," manager Mike Scioscia said. "We know that. But it just has to be one small part of a consistent offense."
Offense is a tricky thing. Key hits in critical situations can win a lot of games, but when you have as many sluggers as the Angels do, you expect them to step up every once in a while.
The Angels have 11 home runs, the fewest in the American League. Pujols, the only player in major league history to hit 30 or more homers in each of his first 11 seasons, has gone 65 at-bats without one, the long...