What MLB milestones could be hit in 2020? Albert Pujols closing in on Mays; Mike Trout nearing 300 homers


With the shortened MLB schedule of just 60 games this year, some players’ pursuits for career records and milestones have become much more challenging than they would have been in a normal, 162-game season. Still, it’s baseball so this unique regular season is bound to bring us plenty of surprises. There’s a chance for history to be made in the condensed 2020 campaign with several star players nearing significant career milestones.

Here are some of the milestones to keep an eye on as the 2020 season continues:

When will Pujols pass Mays?

Entering Sunday, Angels slugger Albert Pujols remains one home run away from tying Willie Mays for fifth place on all-time home run list.

  1. Barry Bonds: 762
  2. Hank Aaron: 755
  3. Babe Ruth: 714
  4. Alex Rodriguez: 696
  5. Willie Mays: 660
  6. Albert Pujols: 659

After homering in back-to-back games, Pujols moved closer to tying Mays. Pujols also has 2,082 career RBI, which is fourth all-time behind Hank Aaron (2,297), Babe Ruth (2,214) and Alex Rodriguez (2,086). Pujols can move into third place all-time as he’s just five RBI away from passing Rodriguez. For the season, he’s knocked three homers with…

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