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Grant Balfour
current status: On roster
Birth Date:December 30, 1977 (36 years old)
Place of Birth:Sydney, AUS
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Signed by Minnesota in 1997.
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 40 0 1 3 0 0 11 38.1 30 22 22 2 29 37 5.17
On Pace 62 0 2 5 0 0 17 59 46 34 34 3 45 57 5.17
Scouting Report
Assets: Has a great sinker/slider combo, which makes his mid-90's fastball quite effective. Can at times be completely baffling to hitters, who often swing and miss at his offerings.
Flaws: Needs extra rest at times to be most effective as a reliever, so he could stand to improve his stamina for the late innings. Injuries have also been a factor with him.
Career Potential: Solid late-inning reliever.