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Kyle Blanks
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Team: San DiegoHt / Wt: 6-6 / 270 NFBC ADP: 543.86
Position: RFBorn: 9/11/1986 Birthplace: Sellersville, Pennsylvania
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 42nd Round by Padres (2004)

Latest News
Jan. 17 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET23:58 GMT7:58 CST4:58 PM MST6:58 PM EST7:28 PM VEN3:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Blanks agreed to a one-year deal with San Diego on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: Blanks' contract is for $987,500.
Sep. 27 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET0:58 ET4:58 GMT12:58 CST9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST12:28 AM VEN8:58 UAE11:58 PM CT-Blanks has an Achilles injury.
Analysis: The injury has been bothering Blanks, so the Padres have opted to rest him. Still, he's considered day-to-day.
July 12 4:59 PM PT5:59 PM MT6:59 PM CT7:59 PM ET19:59 ET23:59 GMT7:59 CST4:59 PM MST6:59 PM EST7:29 PM VEN3:59 UAE (+1)6:59 PM CT-Blanks was placed on the 15-day DL with tendinitis in his left Achilles.
Analysis: Blanks is hitting .256 with eight homers and 34 RBIs in 67 games.
June 17 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET15:31 ET19:31 GMT3:31 CST12:31 PM MST2:31 PM EST3:01 PM VEN23:31 UAE2:31 PM CT-Blanks hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, snapping a 1-1 tie and lifting San Diego to a season-high sixth straight win, 4-1 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Analysis: It was Blanks' eighth home run of the season and second in two days. he has hit safely in 11 of his last 15 games, batting .321 during that span.
June 9 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET17:41 ET21:41 GMT5:41 CST2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST5:11 PM VEN1:41 UAE (+1)4:41 PM CT-Blanks hit a two-run jack Saturday in a 4-2 win over Colorado.
Analysis: Blanks is hitting an even .300 in 2013.
June 8 11:36 AM PT12:36 PM MT1:36 PM CT2:36 PM ET14:36 ET18:36 GMT2:36 CST11:36 AM MST1:36 PM EST2:06 PM VEN22:36 UAE1:36 PM CT-Blanks finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in a season-high three runs in the Padres' 10-9 loss to Colorado on Friday night.
Analysis: Blanks, now batting .292, is 10 for 24 (.417) with two homers and six RBIs in his first seven games this month.
Apr. 28 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET14:26 ET18:26 GMT2:26 CST11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST1:56 PM VEN22:26 UAE1:26 PM CT-Blanks had a solid night, going 3 for 6 with an RBI in Saturday's 8-7, 12-inning win over the Giants.
Analysis: Blanks was 0 for 10 in his previous four games.
Apr. 22 10:42 PM PT11:42 PM MT12:42 AM CT1:42 AM ET1:42 ET5:42 GMT13:42 CST10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST1:12 AM VEN9:42 UAE12:42 AM CT-Blanks was used as a pinch hitter in Friday's 2-1 win over the Giants, playing for the first time since April 21.
Analysis: Blanks had left Sunday's game after crashing into the while while cashing down a fly ball.

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