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Pujols hits career's 500th home run


WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols hit the 500th home run of his career Tuesday night, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
The Los Angeles Angels’ first baseman did it with a pair of shots off Washington Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan, a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive in the fifth.
The 34-year-old Pujols is the first player to collect his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, according to STATS.
He has eight homers this season, all in the past 13 games.
The 500th went to left-center field at Nationals Park, on ...

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