Grant Balfour

Tampa Bay Rays #50 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 12/30/77
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 200
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
2014 Rays 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 7.2 3 2 2 1 5 6 2.35 1.04

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Failed Balfour physical kept Arroyo from Baltimore

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There and back again, the story of Grant Balfour

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Rays sign Grant Balfour, fill out bullpen

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Happy belated Australia Day, former Brewers

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Mets made an offer to Grant Balfour

Balfour signed with the Rays on a two-year deal.

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