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Joe Blanton #1AW-4WS-1

+ Kansas City Royals Status: Minors
Positions: P-333
Proper Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
Born: December 11, 1980 (34.084) in Nashville, Tennessee
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Franklin-Simpson (Franklin,KY)
College: University of Kentucky
Drafted: 2002 -- 1st round (24th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 21,2004 (23.284)
TBC Player ID:21429
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Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Kansas City Royals (2015-02-14)
Organizations:OAK, PHI, LAN, ANA
Signed by:Rich Sparks
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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
69 50 54 46
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (27.02%) -- Changeup (19.34%) -- Sinker (18.26%) -- Cutter (16.17%) -- Slider (10.28%) -- Curveball (8.93%)
Fastball Velocity: [2013] - 89.35 - [2012] - 90.16 - [2011] - 89.14 - [2010] - 89.44

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2015-02-14MSigned to Minor League Contract
2014-04-13RAnnounced retirement
2014-04-12MAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)
2014-03-31MSigned to Minor League Contract
2014-03-27FAReleased by Angels

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  • Awards for Joe Blanton
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2005MLBAL Rookie of the MonthAugustAward History
    2005MLBAL Rookie of the MonthJuneAward History
    2005MLBMLB All-Rookie TeamPAward History
    2005MLBMLB All-Rookie TeamPAward History

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