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Grant Balfour AS-1

+ Tampa Bay Rays Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-715
Proper Name: Grant Robert Balfour
Born: December 30, 1977 (36.364) in Sydney, Australia
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 170 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
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College:
Drafted: 1997 -- Signed as free agent by Minnesota Twins
MLB Debut:July 22,2001 (23.204)
TBC Player ID:4150
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Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($12m) by Tampa Bay Rays (2014-01-23)
Organizations:MIN, CIN, TBA, MIL, OAK
Signed by:Howard Norsetter
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Pitch Repertoire Fastball (64.29%) -- Slider (22.19%) -- Curveball (7.59%) -- Cutter (3.12%) -- Changeup (1.44%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (1.37%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 91.59 - [2013] - 93.29 - [2012] - 92.71 - [2011] - 92.77 - [2010] - 92.57

Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
46.71 68.29 67.29 62.71
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2014-01-23ASigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($12m)
2013-10-31FADeclared free agency
2012-10-30AAthletics exercised option for 2013 ($4.5m)

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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
1997GCL TwinsGCLRk-min19243.761312000067733128120433201.399.810.132.695.782.15--
1998ElizabethtonAppRk-min20723.351313000077.2703629727756001.248.080.813.128.652.78--
1999Quad CitiesMidwA-min21853.521914002191.2663936737951001.126.460.683.629.292.57--
2000Fort MyersFSLA+-min22854.25351000136899146428349010101.409.200.813.449.102.65--
2001New BritainEastAA19min23211.08350002413502666122721000.964.680.183.9612.963.27--
2001 EdmontonPCLAAA-min23225.62110002016.1181110210172001.7510.121.125.639.561.70--
2001 Minnesota TwinsALMLB19min230012.0000102.23442320002.009.006.009.006.000.67.200
2002EdmontonPCLAAA19min24244.185800025871.1603433330882101.277.610.383.8011.152.93--
2003RochesterILAAA19min25522.4121110010571482119616870100.906.080.762.0311.035.44--
2003 Minnesota TwinsALMLB19min25104.15006026231212414300001.427.961.384.8510.382.14.297
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLB19min26414.380014039.1351919421423021.448.080.924.859.692.00.307
2006GCL RedsGCLRk-cin280018.002200001.11220320004.009.000.0027.0018.000.67--
2006 DaytonMidwA-cin28000.0020000020000030000.000.000.000.0013.50----
2006 SarasotaFSLA+-cin28007.505000005.28750374101.8312.000.004.5010.502.33--
2007HuntsvilleSouAA-mil29002.4580005211.183304210101.096.550.003.2717.185.25--
2007 NashvillePCLAAA27mil29111.6924000115321766211470000.884.780.563.0913.224.27--
2007 Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tba29106.14006022261515116270001.9110.640.416.5511.051.69.455
2007 Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB36mil290218.0000202.24661430002.6712.003.0012.009.000.75--
2008DurhamILAAA34tba30100.371500015823.2511110391100.631.870.373.7514.623.90--
2008 Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tba30621.550012458.1281010324822000.904.340.473.7212.723.42.225
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tba31544.840015467.1593836633691021.377.930.814.439.272.09.301
2010CharlotteFSLA+-tba32019.002200001.22320320002.509.000.0013.509.000.67--
2010 Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tba32212.29008055.1431614317564101.097.040.492.789.163.29.286
2011SacramentoPCLAAA-oak33009.0010000012110100003.0018.000.009.000.000.00--
2011 Oakland AthleticsALMLB50oak33522.470015262441717820590001.036.391.162.908.562.95.234
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLB50oak34322.5200342474.2412121428722010.924.920.483.368.642.57.204
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLB50oak35132.5700553862.2482018727729001.196.861.003.8610.292.67.266
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tba36264.9400341262.1493434341574011.457.110.445.958.271.39.277
MLB Totals30233.47528100202845354032122064624857125161.226.780.774.179.612.30.274
AAA Totals1192.9313011006326215150747014782785301.066.280.593.2711.643.56--
AA Totals211.33430002915613499126931100.985.020.153.8413.723.58--
A+ Totals864.594212001369610156498409914201.479.470.753.759.282.48--
A Totals853.452114002194663936737981001.106.320.673.549.382.65--
Rk Totals963.642827000014614469598501209201.338.880.493.087.402.40--
Tampa Bay Rays (5 seasons)16133.7026800075202652051131091613129111131.276.960.544.459.882.22--
Oakland Athletics (3 seasons)972.53202000104641991335856197520311011.056.020.863.399.182.71--
Minnesota Twins (3 seasons)514.6355100210686135351038743021.468.071.325.039.791.95--
Milwaukee Brewers (1 seasons)0218.0030002034661430002.6712.003.0012.009.000.75--
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2007HuntsvilleSouAA-mil2980000000000000100---------------01
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB50tbap301
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLB50oakp341
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLB50oakp350000000000000000---------------00
MLB Totals1412000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000------02
AA Totals80000000000000100--1.000--------------01
Tampa Bay Rays (1 seasons)11000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000------01
Oakland Athletics (2 seasons)1401000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000------01
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2001Grand Canyon Rafters014.50130006012108601016001.677.500.007.5012.00
2004MinnesotaDivisional Series000.002000002.20000020020.000.000.000.006.75
2007Florida MarlinsMLB Spring Training0211.258000008121010095102.6213.500.0010.125.62
2008Tampa BayDivisional Series000.003000103.12000140000.905.400.002.7010.80
2008Tampa BayChampionship Series0019.294000002.15552410003.8619.297.7115.433.86
2008Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training103.001000030127442911001.335.251.506.758.25
2008Tampa BayWorld Series003.0030001034110321002.3312.000.009.006.00
2009Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training015.6290001081265079102.3713.500.007.8810.12
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training027.20900000101388054001.8011.700.004.503.60
2010Tampa BayDivisional Series000.003000103.22000010000.554.910.000.002.45
2011Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring Training106.97110001010.11498128001.5512.190.871.746.97
2012OaklandDivisional Series015.402000211.23110120012.4016.200.005.4010.80
2012Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring Training006.757000106.2955346001.9512.154.055.408.10
2013Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring Training002.254000104211004000.504.500.000.009.00
2013OaklandDivisional Series100.0030003130000130000.330.000.003.009.00
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring Training207.947000005.2655136001.599.531.594.769.53
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1997Gulf Coast TwinsGCLRkP13 31710.952--13.85
 
1998ElizabethtonAppRkP13 91420.920--15.92
 
1999Quad CitiesMidwAP19 511011.000--7.58
 
2000Fort MyersFSLA+P35 51120.889--4.11
 
2001New BritainEastAAP35 16001.000--1.80
2001EdmontonPCLAAAP11 23001.000--4.09
2001Minnesota TwinsALMLBP2201001.0004.504.50
 
2002EdmontonPCLAAAP58 31314.941--2.48
 
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBP172604001.0001.382.12
 
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBP363934001.0001.621.75
 
2007Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBP330000.0000.000.00
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP222215001.0002.452.45
 
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP515805001.0000.780.88
 
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP736713011.0000.540.49
 
2010CharlotteFSLA+P2 0000.000--0.00
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP575522001.0000.650.63
 
2011SacramentoPCLAAAP1 0000.000--0.00
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBP626224011.0000.870.87
 
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBP757467001.0001.581.56
 
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBP65621511.8570.870.83
 
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBP656215001.0000.870.83
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP528532174513.9841.051.06
 AAAP70051614.955--2.70
 AAP35016001.000--1.80
 A+P37051120.889--3.89
 AP190511011.000--7.58
 RkP260123130.935--14.88


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