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Wladimir BalentienTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2007-2009
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
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PositionsOF-504, RF-151, LF-67, CF-32, DH-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWladimir Ramon Balentien
Height6-2Weight160BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 2,1984 [34.164]PlaceWillemstad,Curacao

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2000 by the Seattle Mariners.
Signing ScoutsKarel WilliamsService Time0.131 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-SEA-#9 ... 2007-SEA-#6 ... 2008-SEA-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 4,2007 [23.064]
OrganizationsSEA [7] CIN [2] Awards3
TBC Player ID1488Retrosheet IDbalew001MLBAM ID434605
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power92Contact32XBH89RBIs87Runs62Hitting62Durability74Team.484Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Arizona MarinersArizRksea-of18501874253125165242225531304.283.363.6581.02112333216.311.375.503.42110.1925.462.507.4111.6962.26
2004Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea24of197626039721231546102127733128.277.315.519.83413530279.337.242.319.3504.3027.606.425.3817.3341.67
2004Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+sea-of19103851110251041000000.289.357.474.83118342.346.185.316.3619.5223.812.504.7619.0027.27
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8629844831331751112168733128.279.321.513.83415333321.338.234.319.3524.9827.105.445.3017.5339.76
2005Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+sea-of20123492761433882593923316061707.291.338.553.89127271539.376.262.343.3766.1229.684.854.6419.6849.65
2006San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea-of2112144476102231228214770140404510.230.337.435.77219346522.280.205.378.33313.4126.822.004.2120.1845.10
2007Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea25of2212447777139244248415454105328314.291.362.509.87124352544.323.218.354.3739.9319.301.944.4119.8837.41
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea50rf2233121014000000100.667.5002.0002.500624.3331.3331.333.8130.000.000.0025.003.00100.00
2008Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-of23622334962200185534324931606.266.354.584.93813638275.256.318.451.39411.6417.821.536.5512.9461.29
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea50rf-cf23712432349130724011679001112.202.250.342.5928320260.266.140.202.2596.1530.384.942.6934.7140.82
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25lf2456155183310041310134300212.213.271.355.6265514170.264.142.232.2737.6525.293.312.3538.7542.42
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28lf-rf244011012297131111152700001.264.352.427.7794711125.325.163.300.34512.0021.601.802.4036.6737.93
2009Totals for MLB-MLB         96265306217172421287000213.234.305.385.69010225295.289.151.260.3049.4923.732.502.3737.8640.32
2010Louisville BatsILAAAcin25rf2511640171113232257812137852111110.282.337.536.87321550452.291.254.374.3728.1918.812.305.5316.0444.25
2011Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--261404866311122131763161131206615.228.314.469.78322854555.242.241.370.33610.9923.602.155.5915.6848.65
2012Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--2710635358961303181106492302414.272.386.572.95820244422.280.300.484.40615.1721.801.447.3511.3945.83
2013Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-28130439941451706013100103105104914.330.455.7791.23434277547.306.449.683.50918.8319.201.0210.977.3253.10
2014Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-29112366611101203169207595203510.301.419.5871.00621543446.325.286.497.43316.8221.301.276.9511.8139.09
2015Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-3015434820160091400001.186.327.302.62913352.250.116.326.29217.3126.921.561.9243.0037.50
2016Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-311324576412320031960172116305219.269.369.516.88523651537.292.247.403.37613.4121.601.615.7714.7441.46
2017Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-321254456011314132800170112301018.254.358.506.86422547519.268.252.407.36713.4921.581.606.1713.9141.59
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1705115411331115522244149004215.221.281.374.65519147559.279.153.239.0007.8726.653.392.6834.0741.59
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6822532435695153231474956822264681249401159.274.344.527.87113353232869.314.253.375.0009.2023.742.585.1217.2246.47
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3021111197314676672173091232398425430.283.351.535.8865941401271.298.252.382.0009.6818.801.945.2716.5844.59
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12144476102231228214770140404510.230.337.435.77219346522.280.205.378.00013.4126.822.004.2120.1845.10
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1335308115439827981023717061707.291.340.547.88729074581.374.256.342.0006.3729.264.594.6519.6348.05
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7626039721231546102127733128.277.315.519.83413530279.337.242.319.0004.3027.606.425.3817.3341.67
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter501874253125165242225531304.283.363.6581.02112333216.311.375.503.00010.1925.462.507.4111.6962.26
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7602589404706100221753963454665140212691.273.381.564.94514613193078.283.291.468.00014.7521.601.467.0511.9345.18
Seattle Mariners Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter130401428424012411129122004214.209.260.359.61914436434.266.150.222.0006.6828.114.212.7633.4242.86
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4011012297131111152700001.264.352.427.7794711125.325.163.300.00012.0021.601.802.4036.6737.93
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624875110830114502242142004214.221.281.374.65518245533.279.153.239.0007.8726.653.392.6834.0741.59
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260110316536535118165631626210314.274.344.527.87131777681.314.253.375.0009.2023.742.585.1217.2246.47

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Arizona Mariners ArizRksea18OF44--5944-6763.9401.43------5088.080.0
2004Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea19OF73--122441130126.9691.73------7696.152.5
2004Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea19OF10--23-1-2423.9582.30------10100.07.1
2005Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea20OF85--176882192184.9582.16------12369.160.7
2006San Antonio Missions TexAAsea21OF114--24817116276265.9602.32------12194.282.6
2007Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea22OF117--2301571252245.9722.09------12494.481.3
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22RF2-4-------------366.71.2
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22LF1-1-------------333.30.6
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea23OF61--13822-142140.9862.30------6298.442.4
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23RF35322937652-8381.9762.310.28-----7149.321.6
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23CF292521860---60601.0002.070.28-----7140.817.9
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23LF5543131--14141.0002.800.33-----717.03.1
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23DH3---------------714.21.9
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24LF42343388351-8988.9892.100.26-----5675.025.9
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24LF19171553911-4140.9762.110.26-----4047.511.7
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24RF171111028---28281.0001.650.25-----4042.510.5
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24RF53255---551.0001.000.20-----568.93.1
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24DH1---------------561.80.6
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25RF92--158951172167.9711.82------11679.364.3
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25CF3--6-1-76.8572.00------1162.62.1
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF675653713572-144142.9862.120.26-----670.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF594643210952-116114.9831.930.26-----590.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF292521860---60601.0002.070.28-----290.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF178--3681791394385.9772.16------1780.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF92--158951172167.9711.82------920.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF3--6-1-76.8572.00------30.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--24817116276265.9602.32------1140.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF95--199892216207.9582.18------950.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF73--122441130126.9691.73------730.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF44--5944-6763.9401.43------440.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Arizona Mariners ArizRksea18---------44-
2004Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea19---------73-
2004Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea19---------10-
2005Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+sea20---------85-
2006San Antonio Missions TexAAsea21---------114-
2007Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea22---------117-
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22------1-2--
2008Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea23---------61-
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23------52935-3
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24------42-5-1
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24------19-17--
2010Louisville Bats ILAAAcin25-------392--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB221018240015003300000.222.333.389.7227121.214.167.33314.2914.291.004.7618.0025.00
2008Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2320475156039103700002.319.360.638.99830950.324.319.4046.0014.002.336.0015.6760.00
2009Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2425741123213132361810302.311.357.486.84336684.357.175.2437.1421.433.003.5724.6726.09
2010Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25204951641242121000000.327.353.571.92428751.378.244.3063.9219.615.003.9224.5043.75
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs75188235812293154143810304.309.354.537.89110123206.340.228.3096.8018.452.714.3720.8939.66

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007Pacific Coast League Rookie of the Year1
2010International League All-Star Team (OF)1
2017World Baseball Classic All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-12-17OFFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Yakult (Japan) 3-yrs28.168  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-07-29TradeTraded by Mariners to Reds for Robert Manuel 
2000-07-09ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Mariners 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll22380,000-73725-2,459,737380,000380,000
2008Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll23390,0000.13175326-2,696,252390,000770,000
2009Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll24405,000-67025172,746,792400,0001,175,000
2009Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24405,000-67023172,746,792400,0001,175,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red