San Francisco Chronicle "In a sea of minor-leaguers wearing road grays, two players stood out because they sported white pants - and major-league arms. The A's were off Wednesday, and the only activity was at their minor-league complex at Papago Park, so that's where closer Grant Balfour and starter Jarrod Parker did..." March 07
San Francisco Chronicle "Manager Bob Melvin said that the only issue with Grant Balfour's recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery is the fear the A's closer will try to do too much. "I saw him trying to sneak into a drill the other day," Melvin said. "It's more trying to keep him out of things." Balfour actually..." February 26
Oakland Tribune "The most impressive thing about Grant Balfour's rebound from Thursday's surgery wasn't the fact that he got to the A's Phoenix Municipal Stadium clubhouse at 7 a.m. as usual Friday. It wasn't that he started right in on his rehab work just 18 hours after surgery to repair a right knee meniscus..." February 16
San Francisco Chronicle "Oakland's first injury of the spring is not a major one, but it is to a key contributor: Closer Grant Balfour will miss four to six weeks with a meniscus tear in his right knee. Balfour could well be ready for Opening Day - he had arthroscopic surgery Wednesday, and the recovery estimate includes..." February 15
SI.com "Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour is scheduled for arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Thursday afternoon. The A's made the announcement that the right-hander is expected to miss four to six weeks, and decided to have the procedure now with the hopes of returning for the start of the..." February 14
Grant Balfour undergoing knee surgery today. He'll be out 4-6 weeks.