Wladimir Balentien Ties Single-Season Japanese Home Run Record

Wladimir Balentien has already put together one of the best seasons in baseball history as a member of the Yakult Swallows in the Japanese professional baseball league, and now he has his name in the record books. » 9/11/13 11:52am 9/11/13 11:52am

Wladimir Balentien is getting nothing to hit, and still hitting it: Despite attempts to pitch around him, Balentien hit his 54th home run of the season in Japan today. He's one away from the single-season record. [Hardball Talk] » 9/10/13 9:40am 9/10/13 9:40am