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GRANT BALFOUR   +

MLB  Tampa Bay Rays   40-man Roster
Positions
P-650
Born
December 30, 1977  (36.265)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
William Clarke College (Kellyville,Australia)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1997 by MIN 
Signed by
Full Name
Grant Robert Balfour 
TBC Player ID
4150
MLB Debut
July 22, 2001  (23.204)

Pitch Repertoire

2014SpeedShareStrike%#
Fastball91.5751.161.92562
Slider84.8728.453.21312
Curveball81.3311.260.98123
Cutter90.925.766.6763
2-Seam Fastball91.931.350.0014
Intent Ball75.621.10.0012
unknown13.100.657.147
Changeup87.120.650.006
Recent Contract:  2-years/$12m (2014-2015) by Tampa Bay Rays
Top Prospect:  team  2004 (#9-MIN)
Control
47
K-Rating
68
Efficiency
67
vsPower
63

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OFF THE FIELD
StartEndContract DateTeamContract TermValueper YearNotes
20142015January 23,2014Tampa Bay Rays2$12,000,000$6,000,000
20132013October 30,2012Oakland Athletics1$4,500,000 Option exercised
20112012January 18,2011Oakland Athletics2$8,100,000$4,050,000Club option for 2013
20102010December 11,2009Tampa Bay Rays1$2,050,000 Avoided arbitration
20092009January 15,2009Tampa Bay Rays1$1,400,000 Avoided arbitration
20082008December 13,2007Tampa Bay Rays1$500,000 Avoided arbitration
20072007July 16,2007Milwaukee Brewers1$415,000 Contract purchased from minors
20062006January 13,2006Cincinnati Reds1$340,000 
20052005March 5,2005Minnesota Twins1$330,000 
20042004March 5,2004Minnesota Twins1$300,000 
20032003February 27,2003Minnesota Twins1$300,000 
20022002January 15,2002Minnesota Twins1$0 
20012001February 6,2001Minnesota Twins1$200,000 

Multi-year contracts are highlighted in gray.


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