Rays waive Grant Balfour despite $7 million salary

April 18, 2015 at 10:54 pm 9 comments

The Tampa Bay Rays have designated relief pitcher Grant Balfour for assignment after Saturday’s game the first step in releasing the former closer. The Rays have promoted Brandon Gomes to take Balfour’s spot. Gomes has been added to the 40-man roster. Balfour, struggled in the Rays’ loss to the Yankees […]