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Video: Albert Pujols hits a moonshot to the Minute Maid Park train tracks

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ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 13: Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim looks on during a game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 13, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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Albert Pujols hitting a three-run moonshot to the train tracks in left field at Minute Maid Park is already a memory forever etched in the minds of baseball fans old enough to remember Game 5 of the 2005 NLCS. Nearly 12 years later, Pujols is still doing it.

In the top of the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Astros, the Angels’ DH sent a 0-1 Joe Musgrove offering to the train tracks, breaking a 2-2 tie. It’s Pujols’ second homer of the season and the 593rd of his career. He’s now 16 home runs behind Sammy Sosa for eighth on baseball’s all-time home run leaderboard.

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