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Joe Blanton
ERA S K
2.15 0 37
Team: LA DodgersHt / Wt: 6-3 / 223 NFBC ADP: 678.05
Position: RPBorn: 12/11/1980 Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Athletics (2002)


Latest News
Jan. 19 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET23:08 GMT7:08 4:08 PM MST6:08 PM EST6:38 PM VEN3:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-Blanton has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Analysis: The 35-year-old started 10 games for the Dodgers in late 2012 but is likely to be a long reliever this season. He can earn $1 million in performance bonuses based on innings under Tuesday's agreement: $250,000 each for 50 and 60, and $500,000 for 70.
June 23 2:15 PM PT3:15 PM MT4:15 PM CT5:15 PM ET17:15 ET21:15 GMT5:15 2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST4:45 PM VEN1:15 UAE (+1)4:15 PM CT-Blanton pitched six-plus innings of two-hit ball to lead Kansas City to a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Analysis: Blanton retired from baseball last season after he was unable to make it in the minor leagues. This looks like proof as to how bad hitters are faring in 2015.
May 16 12:16 PM PT1:16 PM MT2:16 PM CT3:16 PM ET15:16 ET19:16 GMT3:16 12:16 PM MST2:16 PM EST2:46 PM VEN23:16 UAE2:16 PM CT-The Royals selected the contract of Blanton from Triple-A Omaha and optioned reliever Aaron Brooks to the same club before Saturday night's game against the Yankees.
Analysis: The 34-year-old Blanton last pitched in the majors with the Angels in 2013. He signed a minor league deal with Kansas City and made seven starts, going 3-2 with a 3.89 ERA.

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