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
  • W
    0
  • L
    0
  • ERA
    6.23
  • K
    0
  • BB
    4


Player Notes
Rays signed RHP Grant Balfour to a minor league contract.

Advice: Balfour was cut by the Rays earlier in the week after struggling in his first few outings out of the bullpen. The 37-year-old hurler will report to Triple-A Durham and hope to regain his form before hopefully rejoining the Rays bullpen.

7 hours ago Rotoworld
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Grant Balfour could re-sign a minor league deal with the Rays.

Advice: According to Topkin, Balfour would report to Triple-A Durham for a couple of weeks in an effort to get things straightened out. The veteran right-hander was released by the Rays earlier in the week after allowing three runs over his first 4 1/3 innings out of the bullpen.

More: Marc Topkin on Twitter

Fri, May 1 Rotoworld
According to Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago.com, the Cubs have Grant Balfour on their radar.

Advice: Balfour pitched under Cubs manager Joe Maddon in Tampa Bay for five seasons (2007-2010, 2014), so a reclamation attempt on the north side of Chicago would make some sense. Balfour was released by the Rays earlier this week after allowing three earned runs over his first 4 1/3 innings this season. The 37-year-old right-hander had a 4.91 ERA in 62 1/3 innings last season.

More: CSNChicago.com

Fri, May 1 Rotoworld
Rays released RHP Grant Balfour.

Advice: Balfour was designated for assignment by Tampa Bay on April 18 and passed through waivers unclaimed. He posted a 4.91 ERA in 62 1/3 innings last season and had allowed three earned runs in 4 1/3 innings this season. The 37-year-old is nearing the end.

Thu, Apr 30 Rotoworld

Next Game

Home Score Away

Monday, May 4

Head-to-head vs. Boston

Head-to-head vs. Boston
G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
Career vs. Bos 46 0 5 0 6 0 4 0 0 49.1 41 22 22 2 25 49 4.01 1.34 .230
Away (this year) 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.33 .100
Night (this year) 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.0 3 3 3 1 4 0 6.75 1.75 .214
Last game vs. Bos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Pitching
Last 10 Games Season To Date
Date Opp. Score Dec IP H R ER HR BB K W L SV BS HLD IP ERA
Apr 18 NYY L 0-9 - 0.2 1 3 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4.1 6.23
Apr 15 @Tor L 7-12 - 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.2 0.00
Apr 14 @Tor W 3-2 HLD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.2 0.00
Apr 10 @Mia L 9-10 - 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 0.00
Apr 7 Bal L 5-6 - 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0.00
Apr 6 Bal L 2-6 - 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.00
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 TB 22 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 22.0 26 15 15 1 16 27 6.14 1.91 .313
2007 Mil 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 4 6 6 1 4 3 20.25 3.00 .333
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