Grant Balfour's career isn't done, but he is going to be inducted into the Baseball Australia Hall of Fame early in honor of his father.
The Tampa Bay Rays traded Joel Peralta to the Los Angeles Dodgers late Thursday evening, and it seems to make sense that Grant Balfour is the next to go.
The Tampa Bay Rays bullpen lost a 5-1 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth but came back to win 6-5 in 10 innings over the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees 4-3 to improve to 70-75 on the year. Chris Archer remains a perfect career 5-0 versus the Bronx Bombers.
The 2014 Rays bullpen has struggled over the course of the season. Grant Balfour will look to provide a glimpse of his old self during final month.
Jeremy Hellickson held the Jays to just 2 runs over 6.1 innings of work but the Rays pen was unable to hold the lead as Jays rally to win 5-4 in 10 innings.
The Tampa Bay Rays offense was tamed by the Cubs pitching staff and a wind coming in off Lake Michigan as Rays fall 3-2 in 12-innings.
Jeremy Hellickson won for the first time in 4 starts in 2014 and delivered 7 innings allowing just one run in the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 victory over the A's.
The Tampa Bay Rays dropped their series opener to the Oakland Athletics by a final score of 3-2 in a 10 inning affair.
Alex Cobb holds Brewers to a single run over eight innings in Rays 5-1 victory. Ben Zobrist homered and doubled driving in two runs.