|June 10 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET16:09 ET20:09 GMT4:09 CST1:09 PM MST3:09 PM EST3:39 PM VEN0:09 UAE (+1)3:09 PM CT-Blanton was tagged for seven runs - six earned - with three homers in eight hits over five-plus innings of Sunday's 10-5 loss at Boston.
Analysis: Blanton's 10 losses are the most in baseball.
|June 4 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 CST2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Blanton picked up his AL-worst ninth loss for the Angels despite matching his career high with 11 strikeouts and allowing just three hits in eight outstanding innings Monday in a 2-1 loss to Houston.
Analysis: Blanton owns a 2.95 ERA over his last three starts so he is pitching well, but the Angels' offense has been horrendous thanks to high-priced disappointments like Albert Pujols.
|May 24 10:14 AM PT11:14 AM MT12:14 PM CT1:14 PM ET13:14 ET17:14 GMT1:14 CST10:14 AM MST12:14 PM EST12:44 PM VEN21:14 UAE12:14 PM CT-Blanton finally earned his first win, allowing two runs and seven hits over 6 1-3 innings in the Angels' 5-4 win at Kansas City on Thursday.
Analysis: Blanton's first win came in his ninth start this season, the longest it's taken him to notch a victory since he won in his 11th start in his first full season in 2005.
|May 14 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET11:46 ET15:46 GMT23:46 CST8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST11:16 AM VEN19:46 UAE10:46 AM CT-Blanton was knocked around again, allowing a season-high seven runs and 12 hits over 4 2-3 innings during Monday's 11-4 loss to Kansas City.
Analysis: Winless in eight starts this season, Blanton dropped to 0-7 with a 6.46 ERA and 1.87 WHIP. It's the first time in the Angels' 53-year history that they have been on the losing end in all of a pitcher's first eight starts in a season. The last time one of their pitchers was winless in his first eight starts was 1997, when lefty Matt Perisho started eight times as a rookie and was 0-2. The Angels were 4-4 in those games.
|May 9 10:46 AM PT11:46 AM MT12:46 PM CT1:46 PM ET13:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 CST10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST1:16 PM VEN21:46 UAE12:46 PM CT-Blanton fell to 0-6 with a 3-1 loss at Houston on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Blanton allowed eight hits and three runs in 6 2-3 innings to remain winless this season. Any competent fantasy player dropped him long ago.
|May 3 3:13 PM PT4:13 PM MT5:13 PM CT6:13 PM ET18:13 ET22:13 GMT6:13 CST3:13 PM MST5:13 PM EST5:43 PM VEN2:13 UAE (+1)5:13 PM CT-Blanton threw eight innings, giving up three runs, eight hits and two walks in a 5-1 loss to Baltimore on Thursday.
Analysis: It was by far Blanton's best outing of the season, but he was outdone by Chris Tillman's eight shutout innings, moving Blanton to 0-5 this year.