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Watch: Albert Pujols Hits 2000th Career RBI on Home Run Against Tigers

In the top of the third inning in an overcast, rainy game against the Detroit Tigers, future Hall of Fame and Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a towering home run to left field, clinching himself a milestone statistic in Detroit this afternoon. 

The hit officially put him with exactly 2,000th RBIs in his career. Only two other players in the MLB have eclipsed the mark. 

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Leading 5-0 at that time, the milestone hit came off Tigers starting pitcher Ryan Carpenter and the Angels went on to extend their lead to 6-0 after the home run. 

Pujols joins Alex Rodriguez and Hank Aaron as the only players in the 2,000 RBI club. The home run was Pujols’ 639th of his career. 

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