Albert Pujols passes Rafael Palmeiro for 12th on career home run list

Baseball With a 411-foot blast against the Astros Friday, Albert Pujols continued to make history. The 36-year-old Angels slugger connected on the 570th home run of his career to put him ahead of Rafael Palmeiro —

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and into sole possession of 12th place on the all-time home run list. MORE: Five players who could be traded by July | Pujols passes Reggie JacksonIt was the 10th home run of the season for Pujols, who is off to a slow start at the plate, batting just .219/.298/.404.  Pujols could move into the top 10 all time before the season is finished. He is three home runs behind 11th-place Harmon Killibrew, while former Athletics and Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire sits at 10th with 583 career home runs. Next on the list is Frank Robinson with 586.Check out Pujols' home run in the third inning of the Angels' 7-2 win. MORE: Julio Urias disappoints in debutPujols wasn't the only veteran making noise on home run charts Friday. Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez blasted career home run No. 693, moving him within 21 of Babe Ruth for third all time.