Albert Pujols Hits career HR No. 698; 2 Shy of joining Bonds, Aaron, Ruth with seven-hundred - Bleacher report

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Albert Pujols' odds of reaching 700 career domestic runs preserve getting more desirable.

The St. Louis Cardinals slugger hit his 698th homer within the sixth inning of Friday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

Pujols is simply two homers faraway from joining Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714) because the handiest gamers in MLB background with at the least 700. He moved into sole possession of fourth vicinity on MLB's all-time home run listing with 697 on Sunday with a go-ahead two-run blast in the ninth inning versus the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Bonds changed into the most recent participant to be a part of the 700-homer membership. He reached the milestone on Sept. sixteen, 2004, in a four-1 win over the San Diego Padres.

Friday marks the Cardinals' 145th video game of the standard season. they are going to play 17 greater video games earlier than the season involves an conclusion Oct. 5.

The game-tying two-run shot towards the Reds was Pujols' 19th in 2022. it's his most in a single season seeing that 2019 when he hit 23 for the la Angels.

Pujols' longest home run drought this season lasted 25 games from may 23 to July 9. Friday was his thirteenth homer in forty one video games seeing that the All-celebrity wreck.

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