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NAGOYA, Japan (AP) - Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 53rd home run of the season Sunday to move within two of Japanese baseball's season record. Balentien has 23 regular-season games with the Yakult Swallows to reach the record of …
MYNorthwest.com · 9/8/2013
A new home run king was crowned in Japan ... Wladimir Balentien, a former major leaguer who spent time with the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds, delivered his 56th and 57th home runs to break the Nippon Professional Baseball single-season home …
Yahoo Canada Sports · ByMark Townsend · 9/15/2013
TOKYO (TR) – Succession to Japan’s home run crown is just a few swings away. In the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday at Meiji Jingu Stadium, former major leaguer Wladimir ... record) nears, pitchers will be reluctant to throw strikes,” said Balentien ...
The Tokyo Reporter · 8/30/2013
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, 29, is facing a felony ...
Macomb Daily · 1/13/2014
MIAMI (AP) --The baseball player who set Japan's single-season home run record last year has pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges in Florida. The written plea was entered Friday for 29-year-old Wladimir Balentien. Court records show Balentien
Fox Sports · 1/24/2014
TOKYO — Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 55th home run on Wednesday, tying Japanese baseball’s single-season record. Balentien matched the mark set by Sadaharu Oh in 1964 and equaled by ex-major leaguers Tuffy Rhodes in 2001 …
Sportsnet · 9/11/2013
Former US major leaguer Wladimir Balentien slammed his 56th and 57th home runs of the season Sunday to break a Japanese league record first set by Japan's home-run king Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago. Balentien, a 29-year-old native of the Dutch …
Yahoo News Singapore · 9/15/2013
TOKYO -- Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 55th home run on Wednesday, tying Japanese baseball's single-season record. Balentien matched the mark set by Sadaharu Oh in 1964 and equaled by ex-major leaguers Tuffy Rhodes in 2001 and …
CTV News · 9/11/2013
On Sunday, Japanese baseball legend Sadaharu Oh's single-season record of 55 home runs was broken by a foreigner, Curaçaoan native Wladimir Balentien of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. Why should investors care? Japanese fans were rooting for a …
CNBC · 10/4/2013
TOKYO (AP) Another foreign player is challenging Sadaharu Oh's single-season home run record in Japan and may get a fair chance to break it this time. With 30 games left in the season, Wladimir Balentien of the Yakult Swallows has 52 homers, just …
CBC · 8/31/2013