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Current Status
Retired on 2016-04-30
High Level
Proper Name
Grant Robert Balfour
Stat Years
1997-2015  [mlb] 2001-2015
Height/Weight
6-2 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (785)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1977-12-30 in Sydney, Australia   [42.101]
High School
William Clarke College (Kellyville,Australia)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Minnesota Twins in 1997
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Howard Norsetter
MLB Debut
2001-07-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.204)
Service Time
10.122 (2015)
Organizations
MIN [8] TBA [6] OAK [3] MIL [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4150 ... retro id: balfg001 ... mlbam id: 346797
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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2014 Batting Splits
Career Totals - Aggregate all Career Splits

Pitching Game Splits for [2014]

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBBFABBAVGWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO BBBB%SO%
Season Total265.0465---341264.34936363415941276232.2111.406.850.425.748.251.4414.8621.38
TBA265.0465---341264.34936363415941276232.2111.406.850.425.748.251.4414.8621.38
Game Information
CategoryWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBBFABBAVGWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO BBBB%SO%
Home Games234.1534---17334.72416161203131144121.1981.276.230.265.198.051.5513.8921.53
Road Games-36.0731---17929.7252020221281-132111.2251.557.580.616.378.491.3315.9121.21
Day Games115.9624---11422.720151511115--9684.2381.377.940.404.375.961.3611.4615.63
Night Games154.5441---23841.72921212304441180148.1961.426.260.436.489.501.4716.6724.44
Grass Surface-14.4221---10518.31599-1118--8069.2171.427.360.005.408.841.6413.7522.50
Turf Surface255.2844---24746.03427273304141196163.2091.396.650.595.878.021.3715.3120.92
in Losses-67.9428---13-28.32825252232331134109.2571.808.890.647.317.311.0017.1617.16
in Wins2-2.7537---211236.0211111118361-142123.1711.085.250.254.509.002.0012.6825.35
by Time Period
CategoryWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBBFABBAVGWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO BBBB%SO%
4-Mar/April-16.109---7410.3677297314535.1711.455.231.747.846.100.7820.0015.56
5-May--4.8211---859.3755-98--4333.2121.716.750.008.687.710.8920.9318.60
6-June-16.5712---5112.31299-315--5249.2451.228.760.002.1910.955.005.7728.85
7-July113.689---317.3533-891-3426.1921.776.140.009.8211.051.1323.5326.47
8-August-35.9313---6-13.71599-119--6553.2831.909.880.007.245.930.8216.9213.85
9-Sept/Oct1-2.3811---5111.34331111--3736.1110.443.180.790.798.7411.002.7029.73
First Half-25.9132---201032.02521212213031140117.2141.447.030.565.918.441.4315.0021.43
Second Half244.1833---14232.3241515120291-136115.2091.366.680.285.578.071.4514.7121.32
Opponents
CategoryWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBBFABBAVGWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO BBBB%SO%
ANA--9.004---213.0233-31--1310.2001.676.000.009.003.000.3323.087.69
BAL-113.505-----4.0966-11--2221.4292.5020.250.002.252.251.004.554.55
BOS2-0.0011---7311.05---212--3836.1390.644.090.001.649.826.005.2631.58
CHA-122.503---2-2.0255141--128.2503.009.004.5018.004.500.2533.338.33
CHN--13.501-----0.7211-----44.5003.0027.000.000.000.00---0.000.00
CIN--0.002---221.7----421-84.0002.400.000.0021.6010.800.5050.0025.00
CLE--2.252---1-4.0211-13--1412.1670.754.500.002.256.753.007.1421.43
DET-140.502---1-0.7133-32--63.3336.0013.500.0040.5027.000.6750.0033.33
HOU--0.002---1-2.0----15--76.0000.500.000.004.5022.505.0014.2971.43
KCA--0.003---112.32---23--119.2221.717.710.007.7111.571.5018.1827.27
MIA--0.001-----1.0--------33.0000.000.000.000.000.00---0.000.00
MIL--0.001---1-1.0-----2--33.0000.000.000.000.0018.00---0.0066.67
MIN--0.003-----3.31---32--1310.1001.202.700.008.105.400.6723.0815.38
NYA--2.008---419.0422136--3329.1380.784.001.003.006.002.009.0918.18
OAK-19.824---3-3.7644-75--2417.3533.5514.730.0017.1812.270.7129.1720.83
SEA-115.003---313.0555-25--1614.3572.3315.000.006.0015.002.5012.5031.25
SLN--0.001---112.3-----1--77.0000.000.000.000.003.86---0.0014.29
TEX--0.003---214.01---22--1513.0770.752.250.004.504.501.0013.3313.33
TOR-19.536---315.7766136312723.3041.7611.121.594.769.532.0011.1122.22
by Ballpark
CategoryWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBBFABBAVGWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO BBBB%SO%
Angel Stadium of Anaheim--27.002---111.0133-21--64.2503.009.000.0018.009.000.5033.3316.67
Comerica Park--0.001---1-0.7-----2--22.0000.000.000.000.0027.00---0.00100.00
Fenway Park--0.005---424.33---17--1716.1880.926.230.002.0814.547.005.8841.18
Globe Life Park in Arlington--0.002---1-3.01---22--1210.1001.003.000.006.006.001.0016.6716.67
Great American Ballpark--0.002---221.7----421-84.0002.400.000.0021.6010.800.5050.0025.00
Jacobs Field--0.001-----2.0-----2--66.0000.000.000.000.009.00---0.0033.33
Kauffman Stadium--0.001---111.01----2--44.2501.009.000.000.0018.00---0.0050.00
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum-116.202---2-1.7433-32--129.4444.2021.600.0016.2010.800.6725.0016.67
Oriole Park at Camden Yards-116.873-----2.7655-1---1514.4292.6220.250.003.370.000.006.670.00
Progressive Field--0.001-----1.0-----1--33.0000.000.000.000.009.00---0.0033.33
Rogers Centre--8.103---113.34331-2--1313.3081.2010.802.700.005.40---0.0015.38
Safeco Field--0.001---111.0-----1--33.0000.000.000.000.009.00---0.0033.33
Target Field--0.002-----1.3----21--64.0001.500.000.0013.506.750.5033.3316.67
Tropicana Field234.1534---17334.72416161203131144121.1981.276.230.265.198.051.5513.8921.53
U.S. Cellular Field-167.501---1-0.725513---74.5007.5027.0013.5040.500.000.0042.860.00
Wrigley Field--13.501-----0.7211-----44.5003.0027.000.000.000.00---0.000.00
Yankee Stadium II--0.004---213.71---33--1411.0911.092.450.007.367.361.0021.4321.43
54 record(s)
Glossary:
W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective AB At Bats BAVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB )

Pitching At Bat Splits for [2014]

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Season Total65276232324931963272-4159111367918.211.331.341.671.269.315.12914.8621.38
TBA65276232324931963272-4159111367918.211.331.341.671.269.315.12914.8621.38
by Batter Hand
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
vs LHB59146121192411832151-233511-224413.198.331.364.695.262.364.16515.7523.97
vs RHB60130111132520131121-1824--114355.225.331.315.646.276.261.09013.8518.46
Game Information
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Home Games31132111172516522141-2128----2409.225.348.360.709.284.333.13515.9121.21
Road Games34144121152415441131-203111134399.198.315.322.637.256.298.12413.8921.53
Day Games249684122011531121-1115-1-12349.238.326.405.731.279.310.16711.4615.63
Night Games41180148202920432151-30441-124459.196.333.304.637.262.318.10816.6724.44
Grass Surface2811998142113521111-2126----1338.214.353.337.690.282.347.12217.6521.85
Turf Surface37157134182818442161-2033111354610.209.314.343.657.260.291.13412.7421.02
in Losses37142123821163117--1836--113295.171.275.236.510.230.211.06512.6825.35
in Wins28134109242815652202-232311-235013.257.391.459.850.310.431.20217.1617.16
by Time Period
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
4-Mar/April945356622-27--971--12144.171.356.400.756.154.486.22920.0015.56
5-May1143334752--3--98--11192.212.372.273.645.269.333.06120.9318.60
6-June125249712822-5--315-----184.245.288.367.656.353.184.1225.7728.85
7-July9342635311-3--89----182.192.382.308.690.294.423.11523.5326.47
8-August1365539151023-62-119-1-12235.283.406.434.840.341.396.15116.9213.85
9-Sept/Oct113736343--13--111-----71.111.135.194.330.125.111.0832.7029.73
First Half3214011717251562215--21301-1234110.214.336.350.686.267.316.13715.0021.43
Second Half33136115152416341122-2029-1-13388.209.326.330.656.271.313.12214.7121.32
Batting Slot
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Lineup Slot #1363837812723-41--5-1--1205.324.324.541.865.375.243.216.0013.16
Lineup Slot #2363828710811-41-971--1-132.357.526.464.991.476.464.10723.6818.42
Lineup Slot #3383830564--27--83---14122.200.368.400.768.160.467.20021.057.89
Lineup Slot #42727242321--4--311-----41.125.222.167.389.231.167.04211.1140.74
Lineup Slot #5292923-4121-5--59--1--83.174.310.348.658.267.391.17417.2431.03
Lineup Slot #6232319121--12--48---1151.105.261.263.524.100.368.15817.3934.78
Lineup Slot #71818162321-----24-----41.188.278.250.528.250.188.06311.1122.22
Lineup Slot #8303024321-1----63-----41.083.267.167.433.095.333.08320.0010.00
Lineup Slot #93335314752--1--49-----92.226.314.290.605.318.194.06511.4325.71
Positions
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
02 Catcher292925155---1--46-----5-.200.310.200.510.263.160.00013.7920.69
03 First Base3333247521-28--911---21123.208.424.500.924.273.667.29227.2733.33
04 Second Base303229365-1-3--34----181.207.281.276.557.240.172.0699.3812.50
05 Third Base2727234641-14--43----1102.261.370.435.805.263.348.17414.8111.11
06 Shortstop25272635311----110---1182.192.222.308.530.313.154.1153.7037.04
07 Left Field24242237322-31-14-1---134.318.348.591.939.389.364.2734.1716.67
08 Center Field29312726312-3--351----113.222.323.407.730.273.296.1859.6816.13
09 Right Field3434315743--3--36----2103.226.294.323.617.280.194.0978.8217.65
10 Des Hitter242416211---21-77--1--1-.063.333.063.396.100.500.00029.1729.17
11 Pinch Hitter14159211------63-----1-.111.467.111.578.167.667.00040.0020.00
by Ball-Strike Count
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
0-0 Count20212127313-1--------1144.333.333.6671.000.333.333.333.00.00
0-1 Count1718174421-15----1----82.235.278.471.748.188.235.235.00.00
0-2 Count202323586-2-41--9----1122.348.348.522.870.571.217.174.0039.13
1-0 Count1717171532--1---------72.294.294.412.706.294.118.118.00.00
1-1 Count1822211431--------1--151.190.190.238.429.190.048.048.00.00
1-2 Count283737-651--2---18----171.162.162.189.351.316.027.027.0048.65
2-0 Count222------------------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.00
2-1 Count1519184512-26------1-1134.278.263.722.985.176.444.444.00.00
2-2 Count3041411431--4---21-----51.098.098.122.220.200.024.024.0051.22
3-0 Count78-3--------8----3------1.000---------------100.00.00
3-1 Count151843-----11-14--------.000.778.000.778.0003.750.00077.78.00
3-2 Count425031865-1-3--1911----181.194.500.258.758.300.677.06538.0022.00
by Hit Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Ball in Air50969513311576320------1--5916.326.323.621.944.301.295.295.00.00
Ball on Ground457978918162--61----1--6202.231.231.256.487.231.038.026.00.00
Bunt221------------1-----.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.00
by Inning
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Inning 6288133---1---1-----3-.375.375.375.750.429.000.000.0012.50
Inning 710252125212-1--43----1103.238.360.476.836.278.429.23816.0012.00
Inning 818616051081-131-114----1142.167.180.233.414.200.100.0671.6422.95
Inning 93614911520251472220--3136111244211.217.385.365.750.295.417.14820.8124.16
Xtra Innings83328464-2-21-55---1-102.214.333.357.690.261.357.14315.1515.15
by Outs
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
0 Out57927611161321-3--131611111203.211.330.263.593.262.224.05314.1317.39
1 Out5894801117123-2101-1421---25265.213.330.325.655.263.300.11314.8922.34
2 Out54907610166451141-1422-----3310.211.333.434.768.283.421.22415.5624.44
by Situation
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Runners ---5915413914281954--2-14331----419.201.279.295.574.264.209.0949.0921.43
Runners --391263--------64---1---.000.500.000.500.0001.000.00050.0033.33
Runners -2-20191412--113--51-----72.143.368.500.868.083.714.35726.325.26
Runners -23564122---3--22---1-2-.500.667.5001.1671.000.500.00033.3333.33
Runners 1--3842345761-----710-1--481.206.341.235.577.292.235.02916.6723.81
Runners 1-31213103211--3--32---1231.200.385.300.685.250.400.10023.0815.38
Runners 12-18201736221110--35-----134.353.450.7651.215.455.588.41215.0025.00
Runners 1237108221--18--12--1--51.250.300.625.925.167.500.37510.0020.00
Runners On491229318211242327--2726-1136389.226.397.409.805.277.473.18322.1321.31
Scoring Position3780591314632327--2016--132308.237.425.508.933.268.610.27125.0020.00
Leadoff566458712921----5111----163.207.281.276.557.255.155.0697.8117.19
Last Batter222222121--15---8----251.091.091.227.318.077.136.136.0036.36
Losing197463511721171-91611--2184.175.288.286.573.217.270.11112.1621.62
Tied1257481114923-61-99---31225.292.404.458.862.359.375.16715.7915.79
Winning3814512116241552214--2334--1-3399.198.324.322.646.256.314.12415.8623.45
Opponents
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
ANA41310322---11-31----12-.200.385.200.585.222.400.00023.087.69
BAL52221499---1--11-----9-.429.455.429.883.450.048.0004.554.55
BOS113836-532-----212----172.139.184.194.379.208.111.0565.2631.58
CHA312842-1-15--41-----62.250.500.7501.250.1671.000.50033.338.33
CHN14412-11-1---------52.500.5001.2501.750.500.750.750.00.00
CIN284---------42----1--.000.500.000.500.0001.000.00050.0025.00
CLE21412122---1--13--1-12-.167.214.167.381.200.083.0007.1421.43
DET26331--1-1--32---1-31.333.6671.0001.6671.0001.667.66750.0033.33
HOU276---------15-------.000.143.000.143.000.167.00014.2971.43
KCA3119-21-1----23-----41.222.364.444.808.333.444.22218.1827.27
MIA133------------------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.00
MIL133----------2-------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0066.67
MIN31310-1-1-----32---1121.100.308.200.508.125.400.10023.0815.38
NYA83329243--12--36-1---71.138.219.241.460.136.207.1039.0918.18
OAK424173642--41-75---1-82.353.542.4711.012.500.588.11829.1720.83
SEA3161455212-5--25-----103.357.438.7141.152.556.500.35712.5031.25
SLN177----------1-------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0014.29
TEX31513-1--1----22-----31.077.200.231.431.091.308.15413.3313.33
TOR627236751-16--361---1112.304.407.478.886.375.304.17411.1122.22
by Ballpark
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIPSecAISOBB PCTSO PCT
Angel Stadium of Anaheim264311---1--21-----1-.250.500.250.750.333.500.00033.3316.67
Comerica Park122----------2-------.000.000.000.000---.000.000.00100.00
Fenway Park51716-312-----17-----52.188.235.313.548.333.188.1255.8841.18
Globe Life Park in Arlington21210-1--1----22-----31.100.250.300.550.125.400.20016.6716.67
Great American Ballpark284---------42----1--.000.500.000.500.0001.000.00050.0025.00
Jacobs Field166----------2-------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0033.33
Kauffman Stadium144-11-------2-----1-.250.250.250.500.500.000.000.0050.00
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum21293431--31-32-----51.444.583.5561.139.571.556.11125.0016.67
Oriole Park at Camden Yards31514366---1--1------6-.429.467.429.895.429.071.0006.67.00
Progressive Field133----------1-------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0033.33
Rogers Centre31313343--13---2----171.308.308.538.846.300.231.231.0015.38
Safeco Field133----------1-------.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0033.33
Target Field264---------21-------.000.333.000.333.000.500.00033.3316.67
Tropicana Field34144121152415441131-203111134399.198.315.322.637.256.298.12413.8921.53
U.S. Cellular Field17442-1-15--3------62.500.7141.5002.214.3331.7501.00042.86.00
Wrigley Field14412-11-1---------52.500.5001.2501.750.500.750.750.00.00
Yankee Stadium II41411-11------33-----1-.091.286.091.377.125.273.00021.4321.43
113 record(s)
Glossary:
G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) BAVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG).