Wladimir Balentien

Cincinnati Reds #25 - Right Field

  • Born: 07/02/84
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 220

Sporcle Friday: Mariner Center Fielders Since Griffey


Which 20 players have played the most innings in center field in the Mariners’ post-Griffey era?

CPBL/KBO/NPB Update: July 12 to July 18


We check in on our adopted teams in Asia, the Uni-President Lions (CPBL), the LG Twins (KBO), and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows (NPB).

Where Kyle Lewis’ hot start ranks among Mariner rookies


Nothing like Bryan LaHair to really put things in perspective

A Hall of Fame snub nobody is talking about


Karl "Tuffy" Rhodes flamed out of baseball in America years ago, but became one of Japanese baseball’s most feared hitters. Japanese HOF voters, though, seem to have their own agenda.

MLB Bullets rides off into the sunset


A Twins legend calls it a career. More thoughts on the upcoming hot stove. The Yankees are looking for pitching. The MLB All-Stars go to Japan.

#Edwin4CyYoung: Celebrating Edwin Díaz’s 10 Best Strikeouts


Some of the biggest moments from a guy who specializes in big moments

Picking the ideal participants for the 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

We know we aren’t going to get Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge again.

Shohei Ohtani can hit impossible pitches, and the unwritten rules of screaming a naughty word after a home run


Welcome to our weekly jaunt around Major League Baseball. Come jaunt with us.

Will Anyone Ever Hit A Home Run Off The Wrigley Field Scoreboard?


The board looks inviting, but no one has ever hit it with a baseball.

The World Baseball Classic Is A Success


The recently-finished tournament demonstrated that it’s truly a small world and that baseball can unite it.

MLB Bullets For King And Country


Just one game left in the WBC. A look ahead at trades. Don’t park in Jacob deGrom’s spot.

Puerto Rico Pours Sugar on the Netherlands, Advances to Championship Game


The United States faces Japan today to determine who will face Puerto Rico on Wednesday