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The Yankees are interested in Grant Balfour

Grant Balfour AP

I think the best thing about the Orioles pulling the rug out from under Grant Balfour is that the two teams who have expressed interest in him since that deal fell through -- the Rays and now the Yankees, according to the New York Post’s Kevin Kernan -- are both in the AL East, thereby giving Balfour ample opportunity to hit Orioles batters and bark up in the direction of the Orioles’ owners box as often as possible.

Balfour -- who says, in no uncertain terms, that he’s healthy -- posted a 2.35 ERA (154 ERA+) in his three years with Oakland while tallying 64 saves.