Pujols nears Willie Mays HR record

Angels first baseman  is one home run away from catching Hall of Famer Willie Mays’ career total of 660 homeruns, as Pujols lifted a two-run shot off Mariners right-hander Justin Dunn in the first inning at T-Mobile Park on Tuesday. I

With  at second base after a walk and a stolen base, Pujols slapped a 3-1 curveball from Dunn to left for his third homer of the year and No. 659 in his career. He only trails  Hall Of Famers Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714), Alex Rodriguez (696) and Mays on the all-time homer list. It left the bat at 97.2 mph and went a projected 378 feet, per Statcast,  This marked  sethecond straight game with a homer after Pujols hit a grand slam against the Astros on Sunday.


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