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GRANT BALFOUR   +

MLB  Tampa Bay Rays   40-man Roster
Positions
P-715
Born
December 30, 1977  (36.331)
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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OFF THE FIELD
Salary data is available for Major Leaguers since 1985. Players not on opening day roster, for the most part, are assumed to have earned the minimum salary for that year. Team payrolls are based on opening day rosters and the player's listed team is the first team he played for during a given season. Career earnings are estimates and based only on available data.
YearTeamSalaryRankTeam PayrollPct of Tm Payroll 
2001Minnesota Twins$200,000$ 24,130,0000.8% 
2003Minnesota Twins$300,000$ 55,505,0000.5% 
2004Minnesota Twins$300,000$ 53,585,0000.6% 
2009Tampa Bay Rays$1,400,000$ 63,313,0342.2% 
2010Tampa Bay Rays$2,050,000$ 71,923,4712.9% 
2011Oakland Athletics$3,750,000$ 66,536,5005.6% 
2012Oakland Athletics$4,000,000$ 55,372,5007.2% 
2013Oakland Athletics$4,500,000$ 68,577,0006.6% 
2014Tampa Bay Rays$4,315,956$ 77,062,8915.6% 
Career Earnings:$ 20,815,956 



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