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Updated: 03/28/2014 08:33:59PM

Rays’ Balfour sharp in second to last spring outing

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SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINA Tampa Bay's Grant Balfour throws the fast ball during Wednesday's game


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PORT CHARLOTTE — Before Wednesday’s game, a reporter asked manager Joe Maddon if there was anything wrong with Grant Balfour. The Tampa Bay Rays’ closer hadn’t pitched in a game since March 20, and had only appeared in six spring training games.

Maddon said their was nothing wrong with the veteran right-hander, and Balfour proved it in the Rays’ spring training home finale at Charlotte Sports Park. Balfour one-hit the Baltimore Orioles over a scoreless fifth inning, striking out one and routinely hitting 90-92 mph on the radar gun.

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