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RP Grant Balfour Signs With Tampa Bay Rays

RP Grant Balfour Signs With Tampa Bay Rays

Robert Binder/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a two-year contract with free agent closer Grant Balfour on Thursday, worth $12 million.
This will be Balfour’s second stint with the Rays. He previously playe…

Orioles Will Not Sign Grant Balfour

Orioles Will Not Sign Grant Balfour

Rob Carr/ Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — The Baltimore Orioles will not sign free-agent Grant Balfour, citing unsatisfactory results with his physical. Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette made the announcement Friday via co…

Report: Grant Balfour Agrees to 2-Year Deal with Orioles

Report: Grant Balfour Agrees to 2-Year Deal with Orioles

Robert Binder/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Closer Grant Balfour agreed to two-year, $15 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles, multiple media sources reported Tuesday. If Balfour passes his physical he will receive $7 million each of the…

Athletics Push Tigers To Brink With 6-3 Victory

Athletics Push Tigers To Brink With 6-3 Victory

Rob Carr/ Getty Images(DETROIT) —  Brandon Moss, Seth Smith, and Josh Reddick all homered as the Oakland Athletics doubled up the Detroit Tigers 6-3 to take a 2-1 AL Division Series lead on Monday.
Moss’s home run broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth inn…

Athletics Closer Grant Balfour has Knee Surgery

Athletics Closer Grant Balfour has Knee Surgery

Robert Binder/MLB Photos via Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour had successful right knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus Thursday.The rehabilitation is expected to last four to six weeks leaving Balfour hopeful he can …

Tigers Take 2-0 ALDS Lead, Look for Sweep Tuesday

Tigers Take 2-0 ALDS Lead, Look for Sweep Tuesday

Rob Carr/Getty Images(DETROIT) — The Tigers have a commanding 2-0 series lead after Don Kelly’s sacrifice fly scored Omar Infante in the bottom of the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon to give Detroit a 5-4 win over the Athletics.
Oakland took a 4-3 le…

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