ANAHEIM, California — Albert Pujols has hit his 522nd home run, breaking a tie with Ted Williams, Willie McCovey and Frank Thomas for 18th place on the career list.
Pujols connected for the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning against Kansas City.
Pujols' second homer of the season came off Yordano Ventura. The young Royals ace became the 334th different pitcher the three-time NL MVP and nine-time All-Star has homered against during his 15-year career.
Pujols' next target on the home run list is Jimmie Foxx at 534.