Wladimir Balentien ... in the majors before retreating to Japan, is smacking the everloving shit out of baseballs right now. Friday he hit his 52nd home run—three shy of the Nippon Professional Baseball record—and he's now carrying a …
Former major leaguer Wladimir ... Balentien, who is from Curacao, played for the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds before signing with the Swallows in 2011. He hit 31 homers in each of his first two seasons in Japan. Rhodes and …
Washington is ranked 17th. Ex-Mariner breaks Japan’s HR record Baseball: Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien – who played for the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds – hit his 56th and 57th home runs, breaking the Japanese …
In the traditional world of Japanese baseball, breaking with the past is not easy but a beefy Caribbean slugger has shattered one of its most historic records in a season marked by controversy over a bouncy new ball. When Wladimir
Wladimir Balentien ... of divorcing. Balentien — who previously played for the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds — hit 60 homers last season in the Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball league, breaking the long-standing record of …
Matchup: Tokyo Yakult Swallows (70-59-15 regular season record; 2nd place in Central League) vs ... IF Kazuhiro Hatakeyama (.271, 23 HR, 84 RBIs); OF Norichika Aoki (.316, 4 HR, 44 RBIs), OF Wladimir Balentien (.230, 31 HR, …
As of today, there’s a new home run champion in Japan and that’s former Seattle Mariners top prospect Wladimir Balentien who hit a record breaking 56 round trippers in Japan’s Central League this season. It may have been his …
TOKYO (AP) — Yoshitomo Tsutsugo sparked a five-run sixth inning with a solo home run to lead Japan over Israel 8-3 Wednesday and into the championship round of the World Baseball Classic. With a perfect 6-0 record through the first …
TOKYO – Yoshitomo Tsutsugo sparked a five-run sixth inning with a solo home run to lead Japan over Israel 8-3 Wednesday and into the championship round of the World Baseball Classic. With a perfect 6-0 record ... major …
MIAMI (AP) — A former major league baseball player who broke Japan's single-season home run record last year has been arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges, police said Monday. Court records show Wladimir Balentien, …