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A's closer Balfour (knee) may miss 6 weeks

A's closer Balfour (knee) may miss 6 weeks

ESPN.com Updated Feb 15, 2013
Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour had right knee surgery Thursday and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
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  • Video - BBTN Special: Athletics Camp 10:03

    BBTN Special: Athletics Camp

    Feb 15
    Karl Ravech, Tim Kurkjian and Curt Schilling report from Athletics spring training.
  • Video - Oakland's Young Staff Gaining Experience 02:05

    Oakland's Young Staff Gaining Experience

    Feb 15
    Tommy Milone talks about how much experience Oakland's young staff gained down the stretch last season, and he looks forward to this season.
  • Video - Plenty Of Options For Melvin 04:09

    Plenty Of Options For Melvin

    Feb 15
    Oakland manager Bob Melvin talks about his young pitching staff, different lineup options, Grant Balfour's surgery, and the return of Brett Anderson. Melvin also handicaps the AL West.

Sports Columnists

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    Rajon Rondo is testing the bedrock of the Sports Guy's theories; now it's time for an update of the original.