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Collin Balester
Birthdate: 6/6/1986 (28 y, 11 m, 19 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 4, Pick: 13, Overall: 114, Team: Montreal Expos
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RotoWire News: Balester (elbow) re-signed with the Pirates on a minor league deal Tuesday which includes an invite to spring training, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. (11/18/2014)

8/28D Sappelt13-B11__4-4Dave Sappelt lined out to third (Liner). Brandon Phillips out at second.2.940.5436.2 %.1380.54
8/28D Stubbs12-B11__4-4Drew Stubbs was caught stealing.2.940.5436.2 %.1010.43
9/17G Dobbs13-T01__1-1Greg Dobbs struck out looking.3.480.8041.8 %.0790.33
9/15N Evans6-B212_1-2Nick Evans struck out looking.3.020.4262.6 %.0760.42
9/17O Infante11-T11__1-1Omar Infante flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).2.940.4749.7 %.0680.26
8/28E Renteria12-B21__4-4Edgar Renteria reached on fielder's choice to second (Grounder). Ryan Hanigan out at second.2.330.2443.4 %.0660.24
6/28B Abreu6-B01__4-5Bobby Abreu struck out swinging.2.820.7757.4 %.0610.32
8/26R Hanigan9-B0___3-3Ryan Hanigan grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).2.280.5235.9 %.0590.24
8/28T Frazier12-B0___4-4Todd Frazier flied out to left (Fly).2.280.5235.9 %.0590.24
8/28D Willis13-B0___4-4Dontrelle Willis out on a dropped third strike.2.280.5235.9 %.0590.24
9/17G Stanton11-T21__1-1Mike Stanton struck out swinging.2.190.2056.5 %.0580.20
6/24M Teahen13-B0___5-5Mark Teahen grounded out to first (Grounder).2.220.4737.0 %.0550.22
9/17J Lopez12-T0___1-1Jose Lopez out on a dropped third strike.2.220.4350.0 %.0540.21
9/17D Murphy11-T0___1-1Donnie Murphy flied out to left (Fly).2.220.4350.0 %.0540.21
8/4C Nelson6-B01__3-1Chris Nelson lined out to third (Liner). Ty Wigginton out at second.0.861.0114.7 %.0490.88
6/24J Pierre13-B1___5-5Juan Pierre flied out to center (Fliner (Fly)).1.730.2542.5 %.0420.15
9/17G Sanchez12-T1___1-1Gaby Sanchez struck out swinging.1.660.2355.4 %.0390.14
6/24A Rios14-B112_5-9Alex Rios grounded into a double play to shortstop (Grounder). Adam Dunn out at second.1.170.8796.1 %.0390.87
6/24B Morel13-B2___5-5Brent Morel struck out swinging.1.320.1046.7 %.0330.10
9/17B Petersen12-T2___1-1Bryan Petersen flied out to center (Fly).1.210.0959.4 %.0300.09
9/5A Miles6-T11__4-1Aaron Miles flied out to left (Fly).1.140.4788.0 %.0270.26
9/23M Prado5-T01__1-3Martin Prado flied out to left (Fly).1.040.8020.0 %.0230.33
8/4D Fowler7-B2_2_3-1Dexter Fowler struck out looking.0.690.3613.5 %.0210.36
8/20W Valdez6-T012_0-3Wilson Valdez reached on fielder's choice to third (Grounder). John Mayberry out at third. Carlos Ruiz advanced to 2B.0.711.408.0 %.0200.56
8/10M Byrd6-B0___3-2Marlon Byrd struck out looking.0.800.4725.2 %.0200.22
8/10S Castro6-B2_2_4-2Starlin Castro struck out swinging.0.700.3115.3 %.0200.31
8/10J Samardzija6-B1_2_4-2Jeff Samardzija struck out looking.0.680.6513.4 %.0190.34
9/2R Dickey6-T2_2_3-6R.A. Dickey flied out to center (Fly).0.530.3012.0 %.0140.29
4/20R Theriot8-B21_35-3Ryan Theriot flied out to right (Fliner (Liner)).0.480.485.7 %.0130.48
8/4C Iannetta7-B0___3-1Chris Iannetta flied out to center (Fly).0.480.6012.5 %.0130.28
4/20N Punto8-B0_2_5-3Nick Punto grounded out to third (Grounder). %.0110.43
6/19M Reynolds8-T0__33-6Mark Reynolds struck out swinging.0.231.343.2 %.0110.45
4/20L Berkman7-B21__5-3Lance Berkman flied out to left (Fly).0.370.2211.8 %.0100.22
8/4J Herrera7-B1___3-1Jonathan Herrera grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.380.3213.8 %.0100.20
6/24A Ramirez14-B0___5-9Alexei Ramirez lined out to shortstop (Liner).0.400.4798.4 %.0100.22
4/20C Rasmus7-B0___5-3Colby Rasmus out on a dropped third strike.0.380.4810.6 %.0100.22
8/20R Howard6-T21230-5Ryan Howard struck out looking.0.370.723.3 %.0090.72
4/20D Descalso8-B1_2_5-3Daniel Descalso flied out to left (Fliner (Fly)).0.320.665.1 %.0090.34
8/4R Spilborghs6-B2___3-1Ryan Spilborghs grounded out to pitcher (Bunt Grounder).0.310.1319.6 %.0090.13
9/2J Bay6-T0___3-6Jason Bay struck out swinging.0.360.4311.5 %.0090.21
9/2A Pagan5-T11__1-6Angel Pagan flied out to right (Fly). David Wright out at second.0.200.474.8 %.0090.47
6/21B Ryan7-T0_2_1-5Brendan Ryan grounded out to pitcher (Grounder). %.0080.42
9/2J Reyes7-T0___3-6Jose Reyes flied out to left (Fly).0.290.438.8 %.0070.21
4/20A Pujols7-B1___5-3Albert Pujols flied out to center (Fly).0.290.2511.6 %.0070.15
6/19A Jones9-T11_33-7Adam Jones grounded into a double play to third (Grounder). Nick Markakis out at second. %.0061.12
6/21J Smoak7-T2_2_1-5Justin Smoak flied out to center (Fliner (Liner)).0.230.304.8 %.0060.29
6/21A Kennedy7-T1_2_1-5Adam Kennedy flied out to right (Fliner (Liner)).0.220.624.2 %.0060.33
9/2M Nickeas6-T11__3-6Mike Nickeas grounded out to first (Grounder). Nick Evans advanced to 2B.0.470.4711.4 %.0060.17
7/3G Jones3-T2_2_2-8Garrett Jones struck out swinging.0.190.304.8 %.0050.29
9/8M Kemp9-T212_4-7Matt Kemp flied out to right (Fly).0.200.402.8 %.0050.40
9/2J Turner7-T1___3-6Justin Turner flied out to center (Fly). %.0050.14
6/21D Fister8-T212_1-5Doug Fister grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.200.402.8 %.0050.40
8/25C Cowgill8-T212_1-5Collin Cowgill struck out swinging.0.200.402.8 %.0050.40
9/2R Dickey4-T0___1-6R.A. Dickey flied out to second (Fliner (Fly)).0.180.436.2 %.0040.21
9/17V Rottino13-T2_2_1-4Vinny Rottino lined out to shortstop (Liner).0.160.302.8 %.0040.29
9/17E Bonifacio13-T1___1-3Emilio Bonifacio struck out swinging. %.0040.14
8/13H Pence6-B21_38-3Hunter Pence grounded out to third (Grounder).0.140.451.9 %.0040.45
9/2L Duda5-T0___1-6Lucas Duda flied out to center (Fly).0.150.434.9 %.0040.21
8/27E Renteria8-B21__6-3Edgar Renteria out on a dropped third strike. %.0030.24
7/3K Correia3-T0___2-8Kevin Correia struck out looking.0.130.434.6 %.0030.21
9/2J Reyes4-T1___1-6Jose Reyes flied out to right (Fly). %.0030.14
8/13R Oswalt6-B0___7-3Roy Oswalt struck out looking.0.120.423.8 %.0030.20
8/27J Bruce8-B0___6-3Jay Bruce grounded out to first (Grounder).0.120.522.8 %.0030.24
8/13C Utley4-B0___7-2Chase Utley flied out to left (Fly).0.120.424.0 %.0030.20
7/3B Wood4-T21__2-8Brandon Wood reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Lyle Overbay out at second. %.0030.20
7/3M McKenry2-T2__30-8Michael McKenry struck out swinging.0.100.332.2 %.0030.33
7/3A McCutchen4-T0___2-8Andrew McCutchen flied out to left (Fliner (Liner)).0.110.433.7 %.0030.21
6/21D Ackley8-T0___1-5Dustin Ackley fouled out to third (Fly).0.110.432.8 %.0020.21
7/3A Presley3-T1___2-8Alex Presley fouled out to third (Fly). %.0020.14
8/13R Ibanez5-B0___7-2Raul Ibanez grounded out to second (Grounder).0.090.422.9 %.0020.20
8/27M Cairo8-B1___6-3Miguel Cairo struck out looking. %.0020.17
9/2J Turner4-T2___1-6Justin Turner struck out swinging. %.0020.09
8/13R Howard4-B1___7-2Ryan Howard struck out swinging. %.0020.13
7/3M McKenry5-T0___2-8Michael McKenry struck out swinging.0.090.432.7 %.0020.21
7/3B Wood2-T1_2_0-8Brandon Wood grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). Lyle Overbay advanced to 3B.0.090.622.0 %.0020.29
8/20H Pence7-T0___0-5Hunter Pence grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.080.432.4 %.0020.21
9/10C Johnson7-T0___3-8Chris Johnson struck out swinging.0.080.432.4 %.0020.21
9/2D Wright7-T2___3-7David Wright flied out to shortstop (Fly). %.0020.09
7/3N Walker4-T1___2-8Neil Walker flied out to left (Fly). %.0020.14
6/21C Peguero8-T1___1-5Carlos Peguero struck out swinging. %.0020.14
8/13C Ruiz5-B1___7-2Carlos Ruiz flied out to shortstop (Fly). %.0020.13
7/3C d'Arnaud6-T0___2-8Chase D'Arnaud grounded out to second (Grounder).0.070.431.9 %.0020.21
7/3K Correia5-T1___2-8Kevin Correia struck out looking. %.0020.14
9/10J Bourgeois6-T0___2-8Jason Bourgeois flied out to center (Fliner (Fly)).0.070.431.9 %.0020.21
8/13H Pence4-B2___7-2Hunter Pence flied out to right (Fly). %.0020.09
8/20J Mayberry7-T1___0-5John Mayberry struck out swinging. %.0010.14
9/10A Sanchez7-T1___3-8Angel Sanchez grounded out to third (Grounder). %.0010.14
6/19R Andino8-T2___3-7Robert Andino grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0010.09
8/13W Valdez5-B2___7-2Wilson Valdez grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0010.09
9/10J Martinez6-T1___2-8J.D. Martinez struck out swinging. %.0010.14
7/3A Presley5-T2___2-8Alex Presley grounded out to second (Grounder). %.0010.09
8/20C Ruiz7-T2___0-5Carlos Ruiz grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0010.09
9/10J Altuve7-T2___3-8Jose Altuve grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0010.09
4/21Y Molina8-B0_2_5-0Yadier Molina grounded out to third (Grounder). %.0010.43
9/10C Lee6-T2___2-8Carlos Lee grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0010.09
4/23P Alvarez8-B0___7-2Pedro Alvarez struck out looking.0.020.440.4 %.0000.21
6/19N Markakis9-T012_3-7Nick Markakis reached on fielder's choice to second (Grounder). Felix Pie advanced to 3B. J.J. Hardy out at second.0.091.400.7 %.0000.28
4/23J Bowker8-B2___7-2John Bowker grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0000.09
4/23R Cedeno8-B1___7-2Ronny Cedeno flied out to right (Fly). %.0000.14
6/19J Hardy9-T0_2_3-7J.J. Hardy walked. %-.001-0.35
6/21F Gutierrez8-T2___1-5Franklin Gutierrez singled to left (Fliner (Liner)). %-.001-0.12
4/20Y Molina8-B2_2_5-3Yadier Molina balked to 3B.0.340.316.0 %-.001-0.04
7/3L Overbay4-T2___2-8Lyle Overbay walked. %-.002-0.12
8/27D Stubbs8-B2___6-3Drew Stubbs singled to right (Fliner (Liner)). %-.002-0.13
4/21M Holliday8-B0___4-0Matt Holliday walked.0.050.481.1 %-.002-0.37
7/3G Jones6-T1___2-8Garrett Jones walked. %-.002-0.24
6/19F Pie9-T0___3-7Felix Pie singled to left (Grounder).0.050.431.1 %-.002-0.37
6/19F Pie9-T01__3-7Felix Pie advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.070.801.0 %-.002-0.24
8/20S Victorino6-T2_2_0-5Shane Victorino singled to shortstop (Grounder). Jimmy Rollins advanced to 3B.0.170.303.7 %-.002-0.16
4/20J Jay8-B2__35-3Jon Jay was hit by a pitch.0.400.355.9 %-.002-0.13
6/21C Gimenez8-T21__1-5Chris Gimenez walked. Franklin Gutierrez advanced to 2B. %-.002-0.20
7/3A McCutchen6-T11__2-8Andrew McCutchen singled to right (Grounder). Garrett Jones advanced to 2B.0.090.471.9 %-.002-0.37
8/20C Utley6-T21_30-5Chase Utley walked. Shane Victorino advanced to 2B.0.250.463.5 %-.002-0.27
9/17O Infante13-T2___1-3Omar Infante singled to left (Fliner (Liner)). %-.003-0.12
8/13J Rollins6-B1___7-3Jimmy Rollins reached on dropped third strike (wp). %-.003-0.24
7/3C d'Arnaud3-T2___2-8Chase D'Arnaud doubled to left (Fliner (Fly)). %-.004-0.21
9/2D Wright5-T1___1-6David Wright walked. %-.004-0.24
8/13S Victorino6-B11__7-3Shane Victorino singled to center (Grounder). Jimmy Rollins advanced to 2B.0.170.463.8 %-.005-0.37
8/13R Howard6-B11238-3Ryan Howard reached on fielder's choice to first (Grounder). Jimmy Rollins scored. Shane Victorino advanced to 3B. Chase Utley out at second.0.371.482.4 %-.0050.03
4/20M Holliday7-B2___5-3Matt Holliday walked.0.210.1012.3 %-.005-0.12
6/21I Suzuki7-T01__1-5Ichiro Suzuki advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.250.804.0 %-.006-0.24
4/21D Freese8-B01__5-0David Freese doubled to left (Fliner (Liner)). Matt Holliday scored.0.070.850.9 %-.006-1.24
6/21I Suzuki7-T0___1-5Ichiro Suzuki singled to center (Grounder).0.150.434.6 %-.006-0.37
8/4E Young7-B21__3-1Eric Young advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.470.2714.1 %-.007-0.09
8/4E Young7-B2___3-1Eric Young walked.0.270.1314.8 %-.007-0.14
6/19N Reimold8-T0___3-6Nolan Reimold singled to right (Liner).0.200.435.8 %-.008-0.37
4/21C Rasmus8-B0___2-0Colby Rasmus walked.0.220.485.7 %-.008-0.37
8/13C Utley6-B112_7-3Chase Utley reached on fielder's choice and error to first (Grounder). Jimmy Rollins advanced to 3B. Shane Victorino advanced to 2B on error. Error by Michael Morse.0.270.833.3 %-.008-0.65
9/2N Evans6-T1___3-6Nick Evans singled to left (Grounder).0.260.2312.4 %-.010-0.24
6/28A Callaspo6-B1__36-5Alberto Callaspo walked.1.470.8718.5 %-.010-0.23
6/24O Vizquel14-B1___5-9Omar Vizquel singled to center (Liner).0.190.2599.4 %-.011-0.25
9/23C Jones5-T1_2_1-3Chipper Jones walked.0.910.6220.9 %-.011-0.22
6/19C Tatum8-T1__33-7Craig Tatum hit a sacrifice fly to right (Fly). Nolan Reimold scored.0.400.894.3 %-.011-0.20
7/3L Overbay2-T1_2_0-8Lyle Overbay doubled to right (Fliner (Fly)). Neil Walker scored.0.140.623.2 %-.013-1.00
9/23M Bourn5-T11__1-3Michael Bourn advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.830.4722.3 %-.014-0.16
4/20Y Molina8-B0___5-3Yadier Molina hit a ground rule double (Fliner (Fly)).0.220.485.7 %-.017-0.61
9/15A Pagan6-B2_2_1-2Angel Pagan walked.2.140.3164.2 %-.017-0.11
6/19N Reimold8-T01__3-6Nolan Reimold advanced on a stolen base to 2B, advanced to 3B on error. Error by Wilson Ramos.0.340.805.0 %-.018-0.54
6/28H Kendrick6-B11__6-5Howie Kendrick advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.0.990.4423.7 %-.018-0.16
7/3N Walker2-T1_2_0-7Neil Walker singled to right (Liner). Andrew McCutchen scored. Neil Walker advanced to 2B.0.220.625.2 %-.020-1.00
6/28H Kendrick6-B1___6-5Howie Kendrick reached on error to third (Grounder). Error by Ryan Zimmerman.0.530.2125.7 %-.020-0.23
9/5J Loney6-T21__4-1James Loney singled to left (Grounder). Juan Rivera advanced to 2B.0.680.2090.7 %-.021-0.20
8/4T Wigginton6-B0___3-1Ty Wigginton singled to center (Fliner (Liner)).0.580.6016.9 %-.021-0.41
6/24A Dunn14-B11__5-9Adam Dunn singled to right (Fliner (Liner)). Omar Vizquel advanced to 2B.0.460.4998.3 %-.022-0.38
8/20R Oswalt6-T112_0-3Roy Oswalt sacrifice fielder's choice to first (Bunt Grounder). Carlos Ruiz advanced to 3B. Wilson Valdez advanced to 2B.0.780.8410.0 %-.024-0.65
8/10D Barney6-B1___4-2Darwin Barney doubled to left (Fliner (Fly)).0.350.2515.8 %-.024-0.40
9/23M Bourn5-T0___1-3Michael Bourn walked.0.620.4322.5 %-.025-0.37
8/28R Hanigan12-B2___4-4Ryan Hanigan singled to center (Fliner (Liner)).1.420.1146.3 %-.029-0.13
6/28H Kendrick6-B1_2_6-5Howie Kendrick advanced on error to 3B. Error by Collin Balester.1.100.6021.9 %-.033-0.27
4/21A Pujols8-B01__4-0Albert Pujols homered (Fly). Colby Rasmus scored.0.340.854.8 %-.038-1.63
8/20J Rollins6-T11230-5Jimmy Rollins singled (Grounder). Carlos Ruiz scored. Wilson Valdez scored. Roy Oswalt out at third. Jimmy Rollins advanced to 2B.1.031.497.7 %-.040-0.81
9/17G Stanton13-T21__1-4Mike Stanton doubled to left (Fliner (Liner)). Omar Infante scored. %-.041-1.09
9/2L Duda7-T2___3-7Lucas Duda homered (Fly).0.140.0910.0 %-.047-1.00
8/26D Stubbs9-B1___3-3Drew Stubbs singled to left (Grounder).1.830.2841.7 %-.055-0.27
8/28D Stubbs12-B1___4-4Drew Stubbs reached on error to third (Grounder). Error by Brian Bixler.1.830.2841.7 %-.055-0.27
8/28B Phillips13-B1___4-4Brandon Phillips singled to shortstop (Grounder).1.830.2841.7 %-.055-0.27
9/17E Bonifacio11-T1___1-1Emilio Bonifacio reached on error to second (Grounder). Error by Danny Espinosa.1.660.2355.4 %-.057-0.24
6/28T Hunter6-B0___4-5Torii Hunter singled to center (Grounder).1.590.4164.2 %-.068-0.36
8/26T Frazier9-B11__3-3Todd Frazier singled to left (Fliner (Liner)). Drew Stubbs advanced to 2B.2.940.5436.2 %-.073-0.39
9/17J Buck13-T0___1-1John Buck singled to left (Grounder).2.220.4350.0 %-.082-0.37
9/23D Uggla5-T112_1-4Dan Uggla doubled to left (Fliner (Liner)). Michael Bourn scored. Chipper Jones advanced to 3B.1.370.8419.8 %-.100-1.49
8/4T Tulowitzki6-B0___3-1Troy Tulowitzki homered (Fliner (Fly)).0.890.6027.1 %-.102-1.00
8/10A Soriano6-B1___4-2Alfonso Soriano homered (Fliner (Fly)).0.590.2527.2 %-.115-1.00
9/15J Bay6-B21__1-2Jason Bay doubled to left (Fliner (Fly)). David Wright scored.1.200.2279.2 %-.150-1.09
8/26M Cairo9-B112_4-3Miguel Cairo singled (Fliner (Fly)). Drew Stubbs scored. Todd Frazier advanced to 2B.4.290.9428.9 %-.289-1.00
8/28J Votto14-B0___5-4Joey Votto homered (Fliner (Fly)).2.280.5235.9 %-.359-1.00
6/28V Wells6-B11__6-5Vernon Wells homered (Fly). Torii Hunter scored.2.170.4463.4 %-.378-1.77
9/17D Murphy13-T11__1-3Donnie Murphy homered (Fliner (Fly)). Brett Hayes scored.2.940.4749.7 %-.428-1.76