Pujols inches closer to Alex Rodriguez in all-time home run leaderboard

St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols watches his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a...
St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols watches his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)(Jeff Roberson | AP)
Published: Sep. 4, 2022 at 5:52 PM CDT
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(KFVS) - St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols cracked a 2-run, pinch hit homer in the 8th inning Sunday at Busch Stadium to give St. Louis a 2-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Pujols’ blast was his 695th home run of his career, moving him within one home run of Alex Rodriguez for 4th on the all-time list.

This also marked the final game in Pujols’ career against the Cubs and helped St. Louis sweep the series.