If there was any doubt that Grant Balfour was getting close to coming back, the Oakland A's closer threw his second bullpen session since meniscus surgery yesterday. According to John Hickey of the San Jose Mercury News, Balfour threw 35 pitches.
Grant Balfour will get 35-pitch bullpen today as he comes back from meniscus surgery. #Athletics
— John Hickey (@JHickey3...
Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour underwent surgery to
repair a torn meniscus in his right knee nearly two weeks ago. Surprisingly,
the veteran was cleared by doctors and resumed throwing from the mound
yesterday, according to Casey Pratt of CSN Bay Area.
Balfour met with a doctor on Thursday that determined the
right-hander was recovered enough to resume throwing...
The Oakland Athletics' will likely have their closer back sooner than expected. Grant Balfour underwent arthroscopic knee surgery 12 days ago. However, he was already back on the field throwing from flat ground. The surgery was minor, but Balfour is still ahead of schedule in his recovery.
According to Jane Lee of MLB.com, Balfour could start playing in Cactus League...
Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour underwent surgery on his knee Thursday and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks. The procedure was done in order to repair a torn meniscus and is considered to be a minor procedure. The Australian opted for the procedure now in order to skip spring training in order to be ready for the start of the regular season if all goes well with his rehab...
A’s closer Grant Balfour has a torn meniscus in his right knee that will require surgery and keep him out 4-6 weeks, according to the Chronicle’s Susan Slusser.
The injury will be repaired by arthroscopic surgery, which Balfour will undergo Thursday afternoon. The pitcher had knee soreness toward the end of last season that came back this week. An MRI revealed the tear.
The San Francisco Chronicles' Susan Slusser reports from A's camp that
team closer Grant Balfour will undergo arthroscopic surgery to clean up a
meniscus tear in his right knee. Balfour is expected to miss 4-6 weeks of
action. There is the possibility of him being ready by Opening Day.
Manager Bob Melvin announced this morning that Ryan Cook and Sean
The Oakland Athletics have exercised their $4.5 million contract option for closer Grant Balfour, while the AL West champions have declined their half of a $10 million mutual option for shortstop Stephen Drew.
Drew receives a $1.35 million buyout. Balfour would have been due a $350,000 buyout if the A's had turned down the option. General manager Billy Beane all but said when...
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October 29, 2012
Hot News for RP Grant Balfour
Your browser does not support iframes. It's been said that the game of baseball is more mental than it is physical. I'm going to venture to say that Oakland A's reliever Grant Balfour is a believer in this sentiment. That might explain this video clip from Tuesday night at the Oakland Coliseum.Watch as the native Australian pumps himself up before entering Game Three...
With the news that Grant Balfour has been officially named the A’s closer to start the season, we decided to take a look at our top 30 fantasy baseball relievers for 2012 and make sure he is included.
Balfour breaks our top 30 at no. 28, which means you can probably still get him on the wire AFTER your draft. Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard falls out of our top 30 because Balfour...