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Albert Pujols HR tracker: How close is Cardinals 1B to 700?

We’re tracking the future Hall of Famers quest to join the 700 home run club this season.

You’ve got to feel great about Albert Pujols. It just feels like his year. So far in 2022, the St. Louis Cardinals legend has made an All-Star game, is in the middle of a pennant race and will likely end up being the feel-good story of the entire season. Pujols is on a quest to join the 700 home run club and has a shot to do so before the end of the regular season. Here we’re going to be tracking Pujols’ quest to join Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron and Barry Bonds.

Albert Pujols HR tracker

Total: 700

September 23 update — Pujols did it again. This time for 700! His second home run of the night on Friday vs. the Dodgers put the Cards up 5-0. Here’s the video:

Pujols is one homer away from 700. He hit a two-run shot against one of his former teams on Friday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers, to give the Cards a 2-0 lead in the third inning.

September 16 update — Pujols belted a two-run shot vs. the Reds on Friday night to tie the game 4-4 for his 698th home run. He’s now two away from the 700-mark with about three weeks left in the regular season.

September 11 update — Pujols has gone yard in back-to-back days and passed Alex Rodriguez for fourth place on the all-time HRs list.

September 10 update — Another one for the legend, as he closes in on 700 with three weeks remaining in his career.

August 22 update — Pujols belted his 693rd career home run off Drew Smyly to give the Cards a 1-0 lead late against the Chicago Cubs on Monday night. It was Pujols’ 14th HR of the 2022 season. He is now seven HRs away from reaching 700 for his career and four away from passing Alex Rodriguez for 4th place on the all-time list.