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Bionds hits 754th homer, pulls within one of record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Bonds hit his 754th career home run Friday night, moving within one of tying Hank Aaron's record. Bonds sent a 2-1 pitch from Rick Vanden Hurk over the wall in left-center in the first inning against the Florida Marlin...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Bonds hit his 754th career home run Friday night, moving within one of tying Hank Aaron's record.

Bonds sent a 2-1 pitch from Rick Vanden Hurk over the wall in left-center in the first inning against the Florida Marlins, giving the Giants a 2-1 lead on his 20th homer of the season.

The 43-year-old Bonds connected off his 444th pitcher -- the first hailing from the Netherlands.

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