Albert Pujols to represent Angels in 2015 Home Run Derby

BY foxsports • July 7, 2015

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols says he will participate in the 2015 Home Run Derby.

Pujols, as of Tuesday, leads the American League with 25 home runs, four ahead of teammate and MLB MVP Mike Trout.

The Home Run Derby will take place at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, where Pujols has hit 20 career home runs. There are only five Major League Baseball stadium of which Pujols has hit more homers.

This will mark Pujols' fourth appearance in the Home Run Derby.

So far, Pujols is the only player to commit to the derby.

"I enjoy it," Pujols said, via Angels.com. "I take it like regular batting practice ... except you have 50,000 people watching you."

It would be great to see Pujols and Trout square off for bragging rights, but it's hard to envision both players taking part.



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