SAN DIEGO Albert Pujols has won two Gold Gloves for his work at first base, but it's possible he may get a chance to play third base this season for the Angels.
Manager Mike Scioscia said Pujols came to him recently and offered to play third, and the idea is currently under consideration.
If it happens, though, it's not likely to be soon.
"It's a long way off," Scioscia said Friday before the Angels opened a three-game interleague series with the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. "Not this series obviously, but you always want to understand the versatility your team has and see if you can tap into it. Short term, a game or two, I don't think that would be a problem.
"I don't think it's something we would want to take an extended look at, but we'll see."
The subject came up as Scioscia discussed the fact that Kendrys Morales, who is usually the team's designated hitter, may sit against the Padres. In National League parks, pitchers are required to hit, so Angels starter Jered Wea...