Mon, 17 Dec 2012 20:12:08 -0800
The Yakult Swallows of the Japanese League signed OF Wladimir Balentien to a three-year, $7.5 million contract for the 2014-16 seasons. RP Tony Barnette signed a two-year, $3.2 million deal.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 07:52:16 -0800
Free-agent OF Wladimir Balentien (Reds) has signed with an unknown team in the Japanese League, NPB Tracker's Patrick Newman reports.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 11:15:07 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Wladimir Balentien is batting .408 with Triple-A Louisville since the All-Star break, but he is unlikely to be called up when rosters expand in September, according to MLB.com's Mark Sheldon. "He's not on the (40-man) roster," manager Dusty Baker said. "He's one of the guys that had the first nod before. If he had been playing like this earlier, with a good everything, he would've been here."
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 03:17:40 -0700
Cincinnati Reds OF Wladimir Balentien is hitting .396 with 10 homers, 13 doubles, 38 RBIs and 34 runs scored in his last 43 games at Triple-A Louisville, RedReporter.com reports.
Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:11:27 -0700
CBSSports.com reports the Cincinnati Reds outrighted OF Wladimir Balentien to the minors Wednesday, April 14.
Mon, 05 Apr 2010 11:42:37 -0700
Mark Sheldon, of MLB.com, reports the Cincinnati Reds designated OF Wladimir Balentien and 2B Aaron Miles for assignment Monday, April 5.
Fri, 02 Apr 2010 23:50:35 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer's John Fay is reporting via Twitter that Cincinnati Reds OF Wladimir Balentien and 2B Aaron Miles will be designated for assignment as soon as Sunday, April 4. The move will let them seek work with other teams.
Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:15:43 -0800
Reds.MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports Cincinnati Reds OF Wladimir Balentien is out of minor league options.
Sun, 24 Jan 2010 06:39:54 -0800
The Cincinnati Enquirer's John Fay reports left field and shortstop are the two open spots for the Cincinnati Reds going into spring training. Competing for left field are OF's Chris Dickerson, Wladimir Balentien, Laynce Nix, Chris Heisey, Juan Francisco and Todd Frazier. "We've got all kinds of guys," general manager Walt Jocketty said. Jocketty also said IF's Paul Janish, Drew Sutton, Adam Rosales and Chris Valaika would be in contention for shortstop, but Frazier could also play there.
Wed, 09 Sep 2009 05:50:51 -0700
The Associated Press reports Cincinnati Reds OF Wladimir Balentien was ejected in the ninth inning after striking out Tuesday, Sept. 8.