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Darin Ruf targets another home run record

Philly.com Sports: Philadelphia Phillies power hitting prospect Darin Ruf is targeting another home run record, this time in the Venezuelan Winter Ball league.

Drew Hallowell

Darin Ruf's magical mystery tour is still going strong. The slugger is currently spreading his home run gospel in Venezuela, where he leads the winter league with 10 home runs in 120 at-bats and is fifth with a .942 OPS (.258/.368/.570 slash line). In fact, the locals are starting to talk about the potential of Ruf breaking the single-season record of 20 home runs set by Baudilio Diaz in 1979-80.

Read more about Ruf and the home run race at Philly.com Sports.