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Balan, Vadim

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Balan, Vadim

Team: Former Players
Pos: P
Bats: R
Throws: R
DoB: 1993-05-25
2016: Rk
2015: Rk
Acquired: I-FA
Acquisition Details: 2015-05-28
Bonus: $15,000
Hometown: Tiraspol, Moldova
DL: 7d
2016 Stohs Prospect Handbook Profile: A list of players signed out of the country of Moldova would be pretty short. The Twins signed Balan in May (2015) for $15,000 out of the small country bordered by Ukraine and Romania. Balan was clocked consistently between 88 and 93, though in the spring, he was sitting between 92 and 96. More important, he is able to get a lot of sink on his fastball. He has a slider in the mid-to-upper 80s with good tilt. He has little control at this point, which will be worth watching in 2016.
TD Top 20:
2017: released spring training 2018.