Grant Balfour

Grant Balfour

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/200 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Sydney, Australia
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 1997 signed by the
  • San Antonio Express-News

    Rays, pitcher Kluber finalize $8 million, 1-year contract

    "I’m at the stage of my career where I’m trying to still win a World Series and I think that the success that this team has had the last few years makes it pretty obvious that they’re in a position to do that,” Kluber said. This is a team I want to be part of. Tampa Bay reached the World Series in 2020 but lost in six games to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • Tampa Bay Times

    For Rays' Kevin Cash, lockout limits will be 'surreal, weird, strange'

    The lockout will pose new challenges, as team officials are forbidden from having any contact with players on the 40-man roster. It’ll be very tough,” Cash said Wednesday morning when asked about the potential impact. It’s going to be surreal, weird, strange.

  • The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

    Teams Spend $1.4B; MLB, Union Likely Head to Lockout

    AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) NEW YORK — Before getting locked out, players loaded up Wednesday as big league teams unlocked their coffers for an unprecedented spending spree. Major League Baseball clubs committed to a one-day record $1.4 billion in salaries Wednesday, hours before the league was expected to lock out players following the 11:59 p.m. expiration of the collective bargaining agreement.