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Why isn't Balentien (Swallows) Playing?

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Why isn't Balentien (Swallows) Playing?
I was wondering why Balentien is not playing the last couple of games? Is he injured?
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Re: Why isn't Balentien (Swallows) Playing?
[ Author: westbaystars | Posted: Aug 18, 2012 11:11 PM | YBS Fan ]

Yes, Balentien tore his right gluteal muscle on August 1st and was sent to the farm the following day.

I'd recommend listing to John E. Gibson's Japan Baseball Weekly Podcasts (found on Gibson-san's blog). Both of your questions made for very good discussions between John and Jim Allen when the respective issues arose.

Hope this helps.
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