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Angels Vs. Rockies Lineups: Albert Pujols To Start At 3rd Base For Los Angeles

The Colorado Rockies welcome the Los Angeles Angels to Coors Field for the first time since 2001, and this time around the Angels will have first baseman Albert Pujols with them. Used to seeing him in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform, Pujols will don the halo of the Angels and take his spot on the field -- at third base.

With no designated hitter, the Angels needed to find a way to have both Pujols and Kendrys Morales in the lineup. this was the solution. Here is the complete lineup:

CF Mike Trout
RF Torii Hunter
3B Albert Pujols
1B Kendrys Morales
LF Mark Trumbo
2B Howie Kendrick
SS Erick Aybar
C John Hester
P C.J. Wilson

And the Rockies' lineup:

CF Dexter Fowler
SS Marco Scutaro
LF Carlos Gonzalez
RF Michael Cuddyer
1B Todd Helton
3B Jordan Pacheco
C Wilin Rosario
2B DJ LeMahieu
P Alex White

For more on these teams, check out Rockies blog Purple Row and Angels blog Halos Heaven. Head over to Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish for more news and notes around the league.