Wladimir Balentien set a new record today by blasting his seventeenth home run of the month. The previous record of sixteen was held by Hiromitsu Kadota, Akira Eto, and Shinnosuke Abe.
Balentien is now just four home runs away from tying the NPB's single-season record of fifty-five.
Home Runs in a Month
|Balentien, Wladimir||August 2013||17||23|
|Kadota, Hiromitsu||July 1981||16||21|
|Eto, Akira||August 1994||16||26|
|Abe, Shinnosuke||April 2004||16||22|