Oakland free agent closer Grant Balfour is attracting interest from the Tigers, Yankees, Rockies, Angels, and Rays, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
The A's did not make a qualifying offer to Grant Balfour.
Grant Balfour took his third blown save after giving up a two-run homer to the Angels' Josh Hamilton on Wednesday.
Grant Balfour is unavailable for Saturday's game against the Astros after throwing 37 pitches while converting a save in Friday's contest.
Grant Balfour gave up four runs for his second blown save of the season in Thursday's walk-off loss to the Tigers.
Grant Balfour earned his 32nd save of the season Saturday as the A's beat the Orioles 2-1.
Grant Balfour converted his 30th save of the season Sunday despite walking three, throwing a wild pitch and allowing a run to Toronto.
Grant Balfour blew his first save of the season on Tuesday, surrendering three runs -- two earned -- to the Astros in 1/3 of an inning.
Grant Balfour hasn't allowed a run over his last eight appearances.
Grant Balfour hasn't allowed a run since June 23.
Grant Balfour converted his 21st save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning in Thursday's win over the Cubs.
Grant Balfour allowed a three-run walk-off home run to Kendrys Morales in the 10th inning of Sunday's loss to the Mariners.
Grant Balfour nailed down a save with a scoreless 10th inning in Thursday's extra innings win over the White Sox.
Grant Balfour pitched a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the A's win over the Rangers on Tuesday.