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Collin Balester

+ Altoona (AA) >> Pittsburgh Pirates Status: Minors
Positions: P-240
Proper Name: Collin Thomas Balester
Born: June 6, 1986 (28.240) in Huntington Beach, California
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)
Drafted: 2004 -- 4th round (114th overall) by Montreal Expos (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 1,2008 (22.025)
TBC Player ID:45887
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Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Pittsburgh Pirates (2014-10-15)
Organizations:MON, WAS, DET, TEX, PIT
Signed by:Tony Arango
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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
57 44 49 45
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (55.02%) -- Curveball (30.83%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (12.30%) -- Changeup (1.86%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 92.73 - [2011] - 94.01 - [2010] - 94.02

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2014-10-15MSigned to Minor League Contract
2014-08-01MAssigned to Altoona (AA)
2014-07-30D7Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab
2014-07-26D7Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
2014-07-21D7Assigned to Bradenton (A+)

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  • The list of games below involve those where this player has accomplished at least one of a pre-defined list of feats or milestones throughout his career.
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Pitching Feats and Milestones for Collin Balester
    Game DateTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    WASFLOW 9-6 @FLOW  511103310121103584556%11-01st career win, 1st career game
    WASARIL 4-8 @ARI   23000151001146341274%274-12Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Batting Feats and Milestones for Collin Balester
    WASFLOW 9-6 @FLO100000000010010011st career game
    WASHOUL 4-6 vs HOU101000000000000031st career hit
    WASSDNL 6-11 vs SDN2010001000100000141st career RBI

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