El dominicano Albert Pujols de los Cardenales de San Luis (5) se revisa la oreja luego de recibir un pelotazo. Lo ayudan Yadier Molina (4) y Greg Hauck, a la derecha, el lunes 14 de junio del 2010, en San Luis. (Foto AP/Bill Boyce) By Bill Boyce
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Albert Pujols was in the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup and reported no ill effects a day after getting hit in the head by a throw.
The remnants of a welt remained on the left side of Pujols' neck Tuesday. But the star slugger says he's had no problems with headaches or other issues.
The three-time NL MVP broke for home on David Freese's chopper to third base in the fifth inning Monday night against Seattle. Jose Lopez made an errant throw and the left ear flap of Pujols' batting helmet absorbed some of the impact.
Moments after being helped off the field by teammate Yadier Molina and receiving attention from a trainer, Pujols assured manager Tony La Russa he was fine and stayed in the game.
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