Grant Balfour

#50, RP, Tampa Bay
Grant Balfour
  • Height:
    6-2
  • Weight:
    200
  • Bats:
    R
  • Throws:
    R
  • Born:
    December 30, 1977
  • Birth Place:
    Sydney, New South Wales
  • College:
    None
  • Draft:
    Undrafted Signed by the Minnesota Twins


Player Notes
Grant Balfour announced his retirement from professional baseball on Friday.

Advice: The 38-year-old hurler last pitched with the Rays in 2015. He finishes a 12-year major league career with a 3.49 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 571/252 K/BB ratio over 539 2/3 innings. He racked up 84 saves in his career, including 38 with the Athletics during the 2013 season in which he was elected to his first and only All-Star game.

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Head-to-head vs. LA Angels
G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
Career vs. LAA 42 1 3 3 6 2 6 0 0 40.1 32 25 25 7 24 45 5.58 1.39 .219
Last game vs. LAA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career Stats
Pitching
Pitching
Year Team G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
2001 MIN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 3 4 4 2 3 2 13.50 2.25 .333
2003 MIN 17 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 26.0 23 12 12 4 14 30 4.15 1.42 .235
2004 MIN 36 0 4 1 0 1 4 0 0 39.1 35 19 19 4 21 42 4.35 1.42 .238
2007 MIL 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 4 6 6 1 4 3 20.25 3.00 .333
2007 TB 22 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 22.0 26 15 15 1 16 27 6.14 1.91 .313
2008 TB 51 0 6 2 4 1 14 0 0 58.1 28 10 10 3 24 82 1.54 0.89 .143
2009 TB 73 0 5 4 4 5 18 0 0 67.1 59 38 36 6 33 69 4.81 1.37 .235
2010 TB 57 0 2 1 0 1 16 0 0 55.1 43 16 14 3 17 56 2.28 1.08 .216
2011 OAK 62 0 5 2 2 5 26 0 0 62.0 44 17 17 8 20 59 2.47 1.03 .199
2012 OAK 75 0 3 2 24 2 15 0 0 74.2 41 21 21 4 28 72 2.53 0.92 .160
2013 OAK 65 0 1 3 38 3 0 0 0 62.2 48 20 18 7 27 72 2.59 1.20 .206
2014 TB 65 0 2 6 12 3 12 0 0 62.1 49 34 34 3 41 57 4.91 1.44 .217
2015 TB 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.1 3 3 3 1 4 0 6.23 1.62 .200
Totals 534 1 30 23 84 22 108 0 0 539.2 406 215 209 47 252 571 3.49 1.22 .209
Batting
Batting
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 TB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2012 OAK 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Totals 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Fielding
Fielding
Year Team G POS GS INN PO TC A E DP FPCT
2001 MIN 2 P 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1.000
2003 MIN 17 P 1 26 0 4 4 0 0 1.000
2004 MIN 36 P 0 39 3 7 4 0 0 1.000
2007 TB 22 P 0 22 1 6 5 0 0 1.000
2007 MIL 3 P 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 N/A
2008 TB 51 P 0 58 0 5 5 0 0 1.000
2009 TB 73 P 0 67 1 4 3 0 1 1.000
2010 TB 57 P 0 55 2 4 2 0 0 1.000
2011 OAK 62 P 0 62 2 6 4 0 1 1.000
2012 OAK 75 P 0 74 6 13 7 0 0 1.000
2013 OAK 65 P 0 62 1 7 5 1 1 .857
2014 TB 65 P 0 62 1 6 5 0 0 1.000
2015 TB 6 P 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 N/A
Totals 534 P 1 539 17 63 45 1 3 .984