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GRANT BALFOUR   +

MLB  Tampa Bay Rays   40-man Roster
Positions
P-650
Born
December 30, 1977  (36.300)
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
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-01-23ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($12m)
2013-10-31Free Agent  Declared free agency
2012-10-30ActiveOakland Athletics YesAthletics exercised option for 2013 ($4.5m)
2012-05-07ActiveOakland Athletics Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2011-01-18Signed by Athletics
2010-11-07Granted free agency
2007-12-13Signed by Rays (1-year)
2007-07-27Traded by Brewers to Devil Rays for Seth McClung
2007-03-29Released by Brewers
2007-01-12Signed by Brewers (1-year)
2006-10-05Claimed off waivers by Brewers from Reds
1997-01-19Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Twins in 1997.


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