Greg Fiume

Rays sign Grant Balfour to two-year, $12 million deal

After a two-year, $15 million contract between closer Grant Balfour and the Baltimore Orioles fell apart, the Rays swooped in and signed him to a two-year, $12 million deal.

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Rays sign Grant Balfour

After an eventful offseason, Balfour will return to Tampa Bay.

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Balfour's knee, wrist caused failed physical

The 36-year-old closer's medical "red flags" were reportedly in regard to his knee and wrist rather than his pitching shoulder.

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4 teams still interested in Grant Balfour

Balfour is looking for a new team after an agreed-upon deal with the Orioles was cancelled at the last minute.

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Balfour may file grievance against Orioles

After his deal was nullified by the Orioles, Grant Balfour may seek a grievance against the team.

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O's won't sign Grant Balfour

The Baltimore Orioles confirmed that they will not sign Grant Balfour to a two-year, $15 million contract, and have turned their attention to other closers.

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Orioles' deal with Balfour hits snag

Something is amiss regarding Grant Balfour's physical and the Orioles are scared.

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O's sign Grant Balfour

The O's have come full circle on the closer circuit, signing the A's former ninth-inning guy after sending their own to the Oakland in November.

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Orioles, Balfour at impasse over contract length

The Orioles remain interested in the 35 year old closer, but the sides are still negotiating on the length of a potential deal.

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