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Balfour still the closer in Tampa Bay?

6/9/2014

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon gave a less-than-ringing endorsement for Grant Balfour following another rough outing by the reliever Sunday against Seattle. "He's our closer as of today," Maddon said after Balfour allowed five ninth-inning runs to raise his ERA to 6.46.