Albert Pujols makes historical past, hits house runs 699, 700

Albert Pujols has formally joined the legendary 700 house run membership, turning into simply the fourth participant in MLB historical past to attain the feat.

The St. Louis Cardinals slugger made historical past Friday towards the Los Angeles Dodgers within the fourth inning with a three-run shot towards reliever Phil Bickford. It was his 14th homer because the begin of August for the NL Central-leading Cardinals and his twenty first of the season.

Cardinals’ Albert Pujols homers for second time vs. Dodgers

St. Louis Cardinals’ Albert Pujols homered within the fourth inning, turning into simply the fourth participant in MLB historical past to hit 700 house runs.

Pujols joins Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714) as the one different MLB gamers to succeed in the milestone.

It was his second homer of the night time, after the 42-year-old Pujols hit house run No. 699 — a two-run shot within the prime of the third — to present his Cardinals a 2-0 lead towards his former workforce.

Cardinals’ Albert Pujols hits profession house run No. 699 vs. Dodgers

Cardinals' Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 699 vs. Dodgers

The St. Louis Cardinals took a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers after Albert Pujols launched house run No. 699 of his profession.

The 11-time All-Star spent the primary 10 years of his profession with St. Louis earlier than becoming a member of the Los Angeles Angels (2012-21) and spending final season with the Dodgers.

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