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Grant Balfour
Birthdate: 12/30/1977 (39 y, 6 m, 21 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/200     Position: P
Contract: $12M / 2 Years (2014 - 2015)
RotoWire News: Balfour was released by the Rays on Wednesday after opting out of his minor league contract, the Tampa Bay Times reports. (5/27/2015)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012vs L39.2- - -1512151881162040.156.245.231.215
2012vs R35.0- - -138205013133120132.160.239.276.232
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Home42.11.061511931552101042.135.192.214.181
2012Away32.14.45138227016162181130.185.297.299.269
2012Home vs L23.1- - -82100122061021.132.195.158.160
2012Home vs R19.0- - -6993033240021.139.188.281.206
2012Away vs L16.1- - -691150661101019.186.304.328.279
2012Away vs R16.0- - -6911201010180111.183.290.271.259
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Mar/Apr13.03.464971055341010.156.224.378.253
2012May12.13.655311315507109.239.340.356.302
2012Jun13.13.385272055070011.156.269.205.226
2012Jul9.10.00385000004008.147.237.147.189
2012Aug12.11.464332022120115.075.140.200.155
2012Sept/Oct14.12.515482044040019.160.222.204.196
20121st Half43.03.14170276115153182032.178.265.293.246
20122nd Half31.21.711191440661100140.130.210.196.190
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Low Leverage24.2- - -91154066240026.172.209.291.218
2012Medium Leverage25.1- - -991040110120124.116.232.165.195
2012High Leverage24.2- - -99162114142122022.184.283.302.256
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Bases Empty45.1- - -1752561333120143.154.217.259.215
2012Men on Base29.1- - -114164018181162029.163.281.242.236
2012Men In Scoring17.0- - -72122017171112017.197.319.293.268
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012Through 3 - 01.2- - -1710022012201.200.765.200.519
2012Through 3 - 14.2- - -2840055110007.222.500.389.415
2012Through 3 - 210.1- - -53831440140015.205.415.333.350
2012Through 2 - 07.0- - -4482066116215.296.568.481.461
2012Through 1 - 026.1- - -1141230992232123.133.316.239.262
2012Through 2 - 117.2- - -72103066390121.161.278.355.284
2012Through 1 - 136.1- - -1361841882110038.144.213.242.206
2012Through 0 - 144.1- - -16025611111150049.161.188.232.185
2012Through 2 - 222.1- - -89134155190129.165.258.282.245
2012Through 1 - 227.0- - -97124155070037.133.196.202.182
2012Through 0 - 219.0- - -6693033010029.139.152.185.148
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2012No Shift43.2- - -17134910000000.199.199.268.199
2012Shift - All3.1- - -133100000000.231.231.308.233
2012Shift - Traditional2.2- - -102100000000.200.200.300.214
2012Shift - Non Traditional0.2- - -31000000000.333.333.333.295
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20121st Through Order as RP74.22.532894110121214282172.158.242.253.223

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012vs L9.083.632.500.2326.5 %10.6 %15.9 %- - -0.93.21381.5 %2.623.47
2012vs R8.233.092.670.7723.2 %8.7 %14.5 %- - -0.91.18969.4 %3.494.23
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Home8.932.134.200.4327.8 %6.6 %21.2 %.1350.69.17591.6 %2.433.07
2012Away8.355.011.670.5621.7 %13.0 %8.7 %.1851.24.23065.5 %3.814.82
2012Home vs L8.102.313.500.0025.6 %7.3 %18.3 %.1320.69.18287.5 %2.072.82
2012Home vs R9.951.895.250.9530.4 %5.8 %24.6 %.1390.68.16798.0 %2.883.37
2012Away vs L10.475.511.900.5527.5 %14.5 %13.1 %.1861.29.25676.5 %3.404.40
2012Away vs R6.194.501.380.5615.9 %11.6 %4.3 %.1831.19.20853.8 %4.225.24
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Mar/Apr6.922.772.502.0820.4 %8.2 %12.2 %.1560.85.12588.2 %5.484.06
2012May6.575.111.290.0017.0 %13.2 %3.8 %.2391.46.29772.2 %3.344.89
2012Jun7.434.731.570.0021.2 %13.5 %7.7 %.1561.05.20664.3 %3.024.67
2012Jul7.713.862.000.0021.1 %10.5 %10.5 %.1470.96.192100.0 %2.674.24
2012Aug10.951.467.500.7334.9 %4.7 %30.2 %.0750.41.08387.0 %2.452.34
2012Sept/Oct11.932.514.750.0035.2 %7.4 %27.8 %.1600.84.25866.7 %1.282.92
20121st Half6.703.771.780.6318.8 %10.6 %8.2 %.1781.05.20573.5 %3.774.50
20122nd Half11.372.844.000.2833.6 %8.4 %25.2 %.1300.76.19480.5 %2.022.91
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Low Leverage9.491.466.500.7328.6 %4.4 %24.2 %- - -0.77.22080.3 %2.532.84
2012Medium Leverage8.534.262.000.0024.2 %12.1 %12.1 %- - -0.87.16195.7 %2.743.78
2012High Leverage8.034.381.830.7322.2 %12.1 %10.1 %- - -1.14.22255.6 %3.824.85
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Bases Empty8.542.383.580.6024.6 %6.9 %17.7 %- - -0.82.190100.0 %2.923.64
2012Men on Base8.904.911.810.3125.4 %14.0 %11.4 %- - -1.09.22145.8 %3.204.11
2012Men In Scoring9.005.821.550.5323.6 %15.3 %8.3 %- - -1.35.25627.8 %3.804.59
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012Through 3 - 05.4064.800.080.005.9 %70.6 %-64.7 %- - -7.80.25084.6 %23.4924.38
2012Through 3 - 113.5019.290.701.9325.0 %35.7 %-10.7 %- - -3.00.30071.4 %9.318.41
2012Through 3 - 213.0612.191.070.0028.3 %26.4 %1.9 %- - -2.13.33381.8 %4.265.68
2012Through 2 - 06.4320.570.311.2911.4 %36.4 %-25.0 %- - -3.43.33380.5 %10.8110.84
2012Through 1 - 07.867.861.000.6820.2 %20.2 %0.0 %- - -1.33.15481.3 %5.075.75
2012Through 2 - 110.704.582.331.5329.2 %12.5 %16.7 %- - -1.08.18488.6 %4.623.99
2012Through 1 - 19.412.723.450.5027.9 %8.1 %19.8 %- - -0.80.18880.2 %2.633.49
2012Through 0 - 19.951.029.800.2030.6 %3.1 %27.5 %- - -0.68.22966.4 %1.522.58
2012Through 2 - 211.693.633.220.4032.6 %10.1 %22.5 %- - -0.99.24583.3 %2.423.02
2012Through 1 - 212.332.335.290.0038.1 %7.2 %30.9 %- - -0.70.22673.7 %1.132.16
2012Through 0 - 213.740.4729.000.0043.9 %1.5 %42.4 %- - -0.53.25070.0 %0.200.97
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2012No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.78.199100.0 %3.095.38
2012Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.90.231100.0 %3.094.86
2012Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.75.200100.0 %3.095.30
2012Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.50.333100.0 %3.093.09
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20121st Through Order as RP8.683.382.570.4824.9 %9.7 %15.2 %.1580.92.20176.1 %3.033.83

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012vs L1.1327.7 %38.3 %34.0 %15.6 %3.1 %2.8 %0.0 %29.5 %39.0 %31.6 %15.8 %56.8 %27.4 %668259409
2012vs R0.7019.4 %33.3 %47.3 %15.9 %6.8 %6.5 %0.0 %31.2 %34.4 %34.4 %12.9 %63.4 %23.7 %591217374
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Home1.1421.4 %41.8 %36.7 %16.7 %5.6 %2.4 %0.0 %31.3 %39.4 %29.3 %14.1 %60.6 %25.3 %657235422
2012Away0.6525.8 %29.2 %44.9 %15.0 %5.0 %7.7 %0.0 %29.2 %33.7 %37.1 %14.6 %59.6 %25.8 %602241361
2012Home vs L2.1729.6 %48.1 %22.2 %8.3 %0.0 %3.8 %0.0 %36.4 %40.0 %23.6 %12.7 %63.6 %23.6 %372141231
2012Home vs R0.6311.4 %34.1 %54.5 %20.8 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %38.6 %36.4 %15.9 %56.8 %27.3 %28594191
2012Away vs L0.5025.0 %25.0 %50.0 %20.0 %5.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %37.5 %42.5 %20.0 %47.5 %32.5 %296118178
2012Away vs R0.8026.5 %32.7 %40.8 %10.0 %5.0 %12.5 %0.0 %36.7 %30.6 %32.7 %10.2 %69.4 %20.4 %306123183
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Mar/Apr1.1414.3 %45.7 %40.0 %14.3 %21.4 %6.3 %0.0 %40.0 %34.3 %25.7 %8.6 %60.0 %31.4 %20381122
2012May1.0027.8 %36.1 %36.1 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %35.1 %40.5 %24.3 %10.8 %62.2 %27.0 %251106145
2012Jun0.6029.4 %26.5 %44.1 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %32.4 %38.2 %29.4 %8.8 %64.7 %26.5 %22388135
2012Jul1.0023.1 %38.5 %38.5 %40.0 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %26.9 %26.9 %46.2 %30.8 %57.7 %11.5 %17064106
2012Aug1.2528.0 %40.0 %32.0 %37.5 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %28.0 %48.0 %24.0 %28.0 %52.0 %20.0 %18055125
2012Sept/Oct0.5619.4 %29.0 %51.6 %6.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %16.1 %32.3 %51.6 %6.5 %61.3 %32.3 %23282150
20121st Half0.9023.5 %36.1 %40.3 %12.5 %6.3 %4.7 %0.0 %35.8 %34.2 %30.0 %10.8 %63.3 %25.8 %745296449
20122nd Half0.8623.5 %35.3 %41.2 %21.4 %3.6 %4.2 %0.0 %20.6 %41.2 %38.2 %20.6 %54.4 %25.0 %514180334
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Low Leverage1.0024.6 %37.7 %37.7 %17.4 %8.7 %0.0 %0.0 %36.1 %39.3 %24.6 %13.1 %54.1 %32.8 %412134278
2012Medium Leverage1.6722.6 %48.4 %29.0 %16.7 %0.0 %3.3 %0.0 %33.9 %29.0 %37.1 %16.1 %61.3 %22.6 %408168240
2012High Leverage0.4023.4 %21.9 %54.7 %14.3 %5.7 %14.3 %0.0 %21.5 %41.5 %36.9 %13.9 %64.6 %21.5 %439174265
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Bases Empty0.8822.7 %36.1 %41.2 %16.3 %6.1 %4.7 %0.0 %31.9 %36.1 %31.9 %15.1 %58.8 %26.1 %757277480
2012Men on Base0.8925.0 %35.3 %39.7 %14.8 %3.7 %4.2 %0.0 %27.5 %37.7 %34.8 %13.0 %62.3 %24.6 %502199303
2012Men In Scoring0.8323.3 %34.9 %41.9 %5.6 %5.6 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %40.9 %34.1 %9.1 %63.6 %27.3 %317125192
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012Through 3 - 01.0033.3 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %816318
2012Through 3 - 10.1730.0 %10.0 %60.0 %16.7 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %27.3 %27.3 %45.5 %9.1 %54.6 %36.4 %1659471
2012Through 3 - 20.3045.8 %12.5 %41.7 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.8 %41.7 %37.5 %29.2 %41.7 %29.2 %353173180
2012Through 2 - 00.4438.1 %19.0 %42.9 %0.0 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %22.7 %31.8 %45.5 %4.6 %68.2 %27.3 %21513085
2012Through 1 - 00.6724.2 %30.3 %45.5 %16.7 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %23.9 %28.4 %47.8 %13.4 %61.2 %25.4 %529263266
2012Through 2 - 10.6324.4 %29.3 %46.3 %15.8 %15.8 %0.0 %0.0 %31.7 %31.7 %36.6 %9.8 %61.0 %29.3 %406192214
2012Through 1 - 10.6924.1 %31.0 %44.8 %20.5 %5.1 %0.0 %0.0 %32.2 %32.2 %35.6 %13.8 %56.3 %29.9 %698281417
2012Through 0 - 10.9524.5 %36.8 %38.7 %17.1 %2.4 %5.1 %0.0 %31.1 %42.5 %26.4 %16.0 %59.4 %24.5 %715213502
2012Through 2 - 20.8932.0 %32.0 %36.0 %16.7 %5.6 %0.0 %0.0 %30.0 %40.0 %30.0 %12.0 %52.0 %36.0 %538225313
2012Through 1 - 21.0526.4 %37.7 %35.8 %15.8 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %32.1 %41.5 %26.4 %15.1 %49.1 %35.9 %512175337
2012Through 0 - 21.6027.8 %44.4 %27.8 %10.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %25.0 %47.2 %27.8 %11.1 %69.4 %19.4 %28053227
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2012No Shift0.8824.7 %35.3 %40.0 %16.2 %0.0 %5.0 %0.0 %30.4 %35.7 %33.9 %15.2 %61.4 %23.4 %675229446
2012Shift - All1.7515.4 %53.8 %30.8 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %15.4 %53.9 %30.8 %7.7 %61.5 %30.8 %501535
2012Shift - Traditional1.0020.0 %40.0 %40.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %10.0 %50.0 %40.0 %10.0 %70.0 %20.0 %381127
2012Shift - Non Traditional3.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %1248
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20121st Through Order as RP0.8823.5 %35.8 %40.6 %15.8 %5.3 %4.5 %0.0 %30.3 %36.7 %33.0 %14.4 %60.1 %25.5 %1259476783