stone. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols did it again, recording his 693rd career homer, this time against the Chicago Cubs.
It’s arguably better August without MLB players than St. Louis. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols. Pujols hit a career-high 691 and 692 home runs against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. You shouldn’t be shocked to hear that he’s getting closer to hitting 700 home runs.
Puyols sent Drew Smyly deep into left midfield against the Chicago Cubs on Monday night Pitching, the Cardinals lead 1-0. That’s now career home run No. 693, and it’s on the field in his jersey lettering.
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MLB Twitter has been enjoying Pujols hot August, Again, they were delighted to see his latest home run.
— Jeremy Frank (@MLBRandomStats) August 23, 2022
Puyols has been making history lately, passing Stan Muchal on Saturday for the second-highest total in MLB history. But with this latest home run, he has now hit 449 different pitchers. Right now, it’s most closely associated with Barry Bonds.
– Sarah Lance (@SlangsOnSports) August 23, 2022
This home run is what the Cardinals need as they go 1-0. Pitching and trade-deadline acquisition also deserves credit for Jordan Montgomery, who pitched a full game where he allowed just one at-bat and struck out seven batters.
Now, according to this latest game, according to High Heat Stats, the Pujols are in the final ten games including Monday night’s game Hit a ridiculous 1.300.
At his pace, Puyols is likely to hit 700 career home runs this weekend. If not, it will definitely be before the end of the month.