Albert Pujols hits 400th career homer

Updated: August 27, 2010, 12:09 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- It was hardly ideal timing for a 400th home run. For Albert Pujols, it happened in the fourth inning of a 13-inning loss to a last-place team -- and in a game in which he twisted his ankle trying to climb a rolled-up tarp.

The St. Louis Cardinals slugger led off the fourth against the Washington Nationals on Thursday night by sending an 0-1 fastball from starter Jordan Zimmermann into the right-center seats, becoming the 47th major leaguer to reach the milestone.

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