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Wladimir Balentien, Tony Barnette, Chang-Yong Lim to return with Yakult Swallows in 2012

by on Dec.28, 2011 @ 1:32 am, under NPB

The Yakult Swallows announced on Tuesday that Wladimir Balentien (27), Tony Barnette (28), and Chang-Yong Lim (35) will be returning to the team next season.

UPDATE @ 11:19am - More on the three players: Lim will be in the second year of a two-year deal and will be making 360M yen (no change) next season.  The Swallows exercised their club option on Balentien and signed him to a deal worth 75M yen (up 10M yen) plus incentives.  Barnette signed a one-year extension worth 58M yen (up 25M yen).

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Wladimir Balentien - 2011 Stats

Level G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI SB CS SH SF BB IBB HP SO GDP AVG SLG OBP
Ichi-gun 140 555 486 63 111 22 1 31 228 76 3 1 0 6 61 6 2 131 15 .228 .469 .314

Tony Barnette - 2011 Stats

Level G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
Ichi-gun 48 1 1 2 22 0 0 .500 199 47.0 43 2 13 1 4 54 0 0 14 14 2.68
Ni-gun 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1.000 4 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

 

Chang-Yong Lim - 2011 Stats

Level G W L SV HLD CG SHO PCT BF IP   H HR BB IBB HB SO WP BK R ER ERA
Ichi-gun 65 4 2 32 4 0 0 .667 247 62 .1 40 2 22 3 3 69 3 0 15 15 2.17