MLB: Salvador Pérez con dos jonrones le ronca a Albert Pujols (+Videos) | Béisbol 123

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Harold Capote Fernandez

In the game held at Bush Stadium, Albert Pujols resumes his path to 700 home runs in his successful Major League career.

During the first leg of the duel between the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals, the strong Dominican slugger disappears the first delivery of the shift made by veteran Zack Greinke, thus completing the back to back with Nolan Arenado, who precedes him with RBI homers of 2.

This is the 680th home run of his career, now leaving him 16 behind Alex Rodríguez installed in the fourth historical position in this line.

But Salvador Pérez also says present, and in the next section, he stops for the first time against Daniel Hudson and punishes the ball on a count of 3 and 2 to place the number 1 score for the blue monarchs.

That is a connection of great importance for the Venezuelan, because with it he reaches 2000 bases reached in his career, it is also the spark that awakens the visit, which after him manages to match after a single by Adalberto Mondesi and a hit from four corners by Michael Taylor.

The Cardenal reaction arrives in inning 4 again with Pujols stuck in the candle, opening with a single, Tommy Edman imitates him and after Harrison Bader and Paul DeJong fan the breeze, Andrew Knizner also arrives with his first home run of the year .

The Royals manage to discount in section 7 with a double by Cam Gallagher that finds Nicky López in the initial by single.

In the 8th Salvy appears again with his strength and takes her out, also through center field, however in the ninth inning the closer Geovanny Gallegos pitches perfectly to earn his first save.

Jordan Hicks wins (1-0, 0.00) with a great relief of 2 innings of 1 walk and 2 strikeouts. Kansas starter Daniel Lynch (0-1, 10.80) lost, punished with 6 clean runs, in 5 stretches of 1 walk and 7 strikeouts.

Salvador Pérez ends the day 4-2, with 2 runs and 2 RBIs, leaving his average at .200.