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Biography Data
Positions: P-365
Proper Name: Collin Thomas Balester
Born: June 6, 1986 (30.322)
Place 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)
Service Time:2.016 (2015)
TBC Player ID:45887
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-03-31 - Released by Tigers More
Prospect Ranks:[2008]MLB #86 WAS #3 [2007]MLB #95 WAS #1 [2006]WAS #2 [2005]WAS #10
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Detroit Tigers (2016-12-21)
Organizations:MON, WAS, DET, TEX, PIT, CIN
Signed by:Tony Arango
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (55.15%) -- Curveball (28.96%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (11.68%) -- Changeup (4.22%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 92.06 - [2012] - 92.73 - [2011] - 94.01 - [2010] - 94.02

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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-03-31RPFAMLBReleased by Tigers---
    2016-12-21Detroit TigersRPMinorsDetroit TigersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-12-19RPIntMLBSigned with Samsung (Korea)---
    2015-11-06RPFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2015-10-30Cincinnati RedsRPMinorsCincinnati RedsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2015-08-23Cincinnati RedsRPActive-MLBCincinnati RedsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-06-19Cincinnati RedsPMinorsLouisvilleAAATraded from Pirates to Reds for cash---
    2015-05-27Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsIndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)---
    2015-04-15Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsAltoonaAAAssigned to Altoona (AA)---
    2015-04-09Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsIndianapolisAAAAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)---
    2014-10-15Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsAltoonaAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-08-01Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsAltoonaAAAssigned to Altoona (AA)---
    2014-07-30Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab---
    2014-07-26Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BristolRkAssigned to Bristol (Rk)---
    2014-07-21Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+)---
    2014-07-14Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BristolRkAssigned to Bristol (Rk)---
    2014-07-10Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+)---
    2014-07-09Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BristolRkAssigned to Bristol (Rk)---
    2014-07-06Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+)---
    2014-06-30Pittsburgh PiratesPD7Gulf Coast PiratesRkAssigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)---
    2014-04-20Pittsburgh PiratesPD7BradentonA+DL-7 Injured---
    2014-04-17Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsBradentonA+Assigned to Bradenton (A+)---
    2013-11-20Pittsburgh PiratesPMinorsPittsburgh PiratesMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-11-10PFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2013-09-19Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAActivated from DL---
    2013-05-02Texas RangersPD7Round RockAAADL-7 Injured---
    2013-04-06Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2012-11-28Texas RangersPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-11-18-PFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-05-29Detroit TigersRPMinorsToledoAAAOutrighted to Toledo (AAA)---
    2012-05-23Detroit TigersRPDFADetroit TigersMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2012-05-06Detroit TigersPActive-MLBDetroit TigersMLB40man
    2012-02-28Detroit TigersDetroit TigersMLB---
    2011-03-02Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2010-02-28Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2009-02-14Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2008-06-30Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by Nationals to Tigers for Ryan Perry
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Montreal Expos in 4th round (114th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Cincinnati Reds$ 507,500784290$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2012Detroit Tigers$ 485,0006602727$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.485m)
    2011Washington Nationals$ 414,000789350$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.414m)
    2010Washington Nationals$ 400,000757380$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4m)
    2009Washington Nationals$ 400,000724470$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.401m)
    2008Washington Nationals$ 390,000753470$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-06-30 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.41m) Contract purchased from minors

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