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GRANT BALFOUR   +

MLB  Tampa Bay Rays   40-man Roster
Positions
P-650
Born
December 30, 1977  (36.294)
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%#
Fastball91.5951.062.09575
Slider84.8728.553.58321
Curveball81.3411.562.02129
Cutter90.925.666.6763
2-Seam Fastball91.931.250.0014
Intent Ball75.621.10.0012
unknown13.100.657.147
Changeup87.120.550.006
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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PITCHING STATISTICS
2014 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball57591.5951.02%21835762.09139427.30135899152.5247.4825119.2101
Slider32184.8728.48%14917253.58793410.5953394536.4563.551366.1970
Curveball12981.3411.45%498062.0227118.5327202261.2438.76622.2731
Cutter6390.925.59%214266.671411.592012973.0226.98212.1670
2-Seam Fastball1491.931.24%7750517.1414185.7114.2925.4001
Intent Ball1275.621.06%1200300.0000066.6733.3303.0000
unknown713.100.62%3457.142114.2930057.1442.8602.0000
Changeup687.120.53%3350100.0000316.6783.33111.0000
2013 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball69693.2960.89%23945765.66135547.7614914510958.1941.8130123.2444
Slider33086.0028.87%15217853.941035215.7651314429.3970.611792.1853
Curveball7282.026.30%314156.94131419.44615690.289.72013.0000
2-Seam Fastball2893.832.45%62278.576517.8677364.2935.7115.2000
Cutter1093.190.87%3770400.0024190.0010.0003.0000
Intent Ball772.010.61%700100.0000042.8657.1401.0000
2012 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball78092.7161.76%29648462.05162587.4417813711159.8740.1323147.1574
Slider29485.9823.28%10518964.29764515.3149445117.6982.311167.1640
Curveball8581.986.73%295665.88251517.6514131483.5316.47320.1500
Cutter3591.862.77%142160912.86124474.2925.7118.1250
unknown320.002.53%151753.13813.1382687.5012.5018.1250
2-Seam Fastball3292.002.53%171546.88913.1375271.8828.1319.1110
Intent Ball573.360.40%500100.00000100.000.0001.0000
2011 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball75092.7773.39%25849265.6173456.0017015212354.4045.6036164.2207
Slider16886.1316.44%858349.4401710.1220222414.2985.71632.1880
Curveball6081.115.87%263456.6720711.671071086.6713.33218.1111
unknown170.001.66%71058.82400.00622100.000.0004.0000
Changeup1287.301.17%8433.332216.6700225.0075.0002.0000
Cutter1192.521.08%11090.91200.0053254.5545.4502.0000
Intent Ball470.750.39%400100.00000100.000.0001.0000
2010 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball67992.5770.95%22045967.6169537.8112715511745.6654.3436156.2312
Slider8886.459.20%553337.51589.09125811.3688.64213.1540
Curveball6581.446.79%273858.46111116.921010769.2330.77110.1001
Changeup6086.756.27%273355111118.33471018.3381.67110.1000
Cutter5091.555.22%2426521148.00116568.0032.0029.2220
Intent Ball872.880.84%800200.0000050.0050.0002.0000
unknown615.100.63%2466.67200.0011266.6733.3312.5000
Pitchout188.300.10%0110011100.000000.00100.0001.0000


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