HOUSTON (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Albert Pujols persevered his climb up the profession charts Monday evening, passing Alex Rodriguez alongside with his 2,087th RBI.
Hank Aaron is the list holder at 2,297. Babe Ruth is subsequent on some lists with 2,214, even though 224 took place sooner than the RBI changed into an reliable statistic in 1920.
“Undoubtedly it’s an honor,” Pujols talked about after an 11-4 loss to the Houston Astros.
The 40-year-extinct Pujols hit an RBI single within the fifth inning to top A-Rod.
“Congrats to my friend @PujolsFive on one other unprecedented milestone! One in every of the finest hitters ever and an very supreme looking out person,” Rodriguez tweeted.
Pujols is batting .211 with three dwelling runs and 12 RBIs this season. He’s currently been out of the lineup for the Angels, who’ve the worst list within the American League.
“It’s tricky,” he talked about.
The three-time MVP and 10-time All-Celebrity has 659 profession dwelling runs, one within the support of Willie Mays for fifth intention.
“I’m not right here to toddle records,” Pujols talked about. “Twenty years ago after I started … that turned into by no device my aim.”
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