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TOKYO (AP) -- Wladimir Balentien hit two home runs Tuesday to move within five of tying Japanese baseball's single-season record of 55. Balentien's Yakult Swallows Swallows have 33 games remaining in the regular season for him to match the record set …
The Columbian · 8/27/2013
WLADIMIR Balentien, who played in 170 major league games - 130 with the Seattle Mariners and 40 with the Cincinnati Reds - is the new Japanese single-season ... The single-season home run record is highly regarded in Japan, so much so that former …
Philly · 9/17/2013
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
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TOKYO – Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 52nd home run of the season on Friday to move within three of Japanese baseball’s season record. Balentien’s Yakult Swallows have 30 games remaining in the regular season for him to equal …
570 News · 8/30/2013
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 (AP) — Yakult Swallows slugger Wladimir Balentien ... The Curacao-born Balentien was freed on bail and returned to Japan on Tuesday. Balentien hit 60 homers last year, breaking Japan's previous season record of 55. He also has played for Seattle ...
U-T San Diego · 1/28/2014
Wladimir Balentien, the impeccably ... shy of the Nippon Professional Baseball record—and he's now carrying a line of .341/.468/.827/1.295 for the Yakult Swallows. Balentien isn't just the best hitter in Japanese baseball, though, he's an outlandish ...
Dead Spin · 9/4/2013
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