Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo confirmed Saturday that they were in on free agent Grant Balfour before he signed with the Rays.
Rays signed RHP Grant Balfour to a two-year, $12 million contract.
The Mets have denied to multiple media outlets that they offered Grant Balfour more than the two-year, $12 million contract he took from Tampa Bay.
The Mets offered Grant Balfour more than the two-years and $12 million he accepted from the Rays, reports Ken Rosenthal of Yahoo! Sports.
An MLB official that examined Grant Balfour's medical report "found nothing wrong with them," reports Yahoo! Sports Jeff Passan.
The Rays have agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with Grant Balfour, according to the Tampa Bay Times' Marc Topkin.
Grant Balfour will sign with the Rays, reports FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal.
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post was told by a source that free agent reliever Grant Balfour is expected to make a decision on where to sign "within a week, if not the coming days."
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Nationals are interested in Grant Balfour.
According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Orioles balked at signing Grant Balfour because of knee and wrist issues.
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Giants have had conversations with Grant Balfour.
Grant Balfour told Jim Duquette of SiriusXM Radio Sunday that four teams have expressed interest in him and he has "at least one offer on the table."
The Rays are in on Grant Balfour, sources tell Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM Radio.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Grant Balfour will discuss with the player's union whether to file a grievance following his contract fallout with the Orioles.