Wladimir Balentien

Cincinnati Reds #25 - Right Field

  • Born: 07/02/84
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 220

Giants 'musing' about Balentien

Some in the organization have "mused about the possibility" of adding the slugging outfielder, but there's really no precedent for acquiring a player who's still under contract in Japan.

Wladimir Balentien breaks Japanese home run record

The previous record of 55 home runs in a season had stood for nearly 50 years, but former Major Leaguer Wladimir Balentien snapped that with his 56th and 57th homers on Sunday.

Wladimir Balentien, record holder

Balentien hits #56 and #57, and now holds the single-season HR record in Japan. Here's video.

Balentien ties Japanese home run record

His 55th shot of the year ties with him three others for the single-season Japanese lead.

The wonderful journey of Wladimir Baletien

Wladimir Balentien has hit 52 home runs in Japan, and is three short of the single-season record. Here's a look at what brought him to the brink of being a legend in another country.

What Wladimir Balentien Has Been Up To

Checking in on a mammoth home run hit by ex-Seattle Mariners outfield prospect Wladimir Balentien, who is now tearing it up in Japan.

Red It, Watched It, And Wept - Week of 10/7

RIWIAW - Week of 10/18. You can't complain about what you don't read or watch.

Red Re-tweeter: I love the Night Light

Tweets of the week in Reds Country.

Farmers Only: And then there were none

RR looks at the final game of the minor league season for the Louisville Bats.

Farmers Only: Dayton continues their hot streak

Dayton continues their hot streak

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