Pujols ties Mantle on HR list
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Mickey Mantle for 16th place on the all-time home run list.
Pujols hit his 536th homer to tie the New York Yankees' great Tuesday night, hitting an opposite-field shot to right field on an 0-1 pitch from Tampa Bay right-hander Nathan Karns in the fifth inning.
Pujols has eight homers in his last 11 games, and 16 overall this season.
Mike Schmidt is in 15th place with 548 home runs.