Pujols, a man with 700 home runs, has been selected as Lee Joo’s MLB player … 14th overall

Albert Pujols (42, St. Louis Cardinals), who became the fourth player in MLB history to reach 700 home runs, was selected as MLB ‘Player of the Week’ after a month.

The MLB Secretariat announced on the 27th (Korea time) that Pujols and Pete Alonso (27, New York Mets) were selected as the migration players of the National League (NL) and American League (AL), respectively.

Pujols, who received this award on the 23rd of last month, became the 14th player of the week in 35 days.

US local time, Pujols played in 6 games last week, batting 0.368 OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) with 7 hits (2 homers) in 19 at-bats.

In particular, in the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on the 24th, he hit the long-awaited 700 home run mark with consecutive home runs.

This was the fourth record in MLB history behind Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714).

Alonso, who was selected as the AL player of the week, led the Mets offense last week with a .333 batting average, 4 homers and 13 RBI of 1.324.

Alonso was named Player of the Week for the second time in three years since June 2019.

/happy news

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