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Biography Data
Positions: P-451
Proper Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
Born: December 11, 1980 (36.311)
Place 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)
Service Time:10.158 (2016)
TBC Player ID:21429
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-06-11 - Washington Nationals - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]OAK #3 [2004]MLB #43 OAK #2 [2003]OAK #10
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($4m) by Washington Nationals (2017-03-02)
Organizations:OAK, PHI, LAN, ANA, KCA, PIT, WAS
Signed by:Rich Sparks
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (26.44%) -- Changeup (17.94%) -- Slider (17.01%) -- Sinker (16.47%) -- Cutter (12.31%) -- Curveball (9.23%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.60%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 90.3 - [2016] - 91.03 - [2015] - 90.6 - [2013] - 89.35 - [2012] - 90.16 - [2011] - 89.14 - [2010] - 89.44


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  • Awards for Joe Blanton
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2005MLBAL Rookie of the MonthJuneAward History
    2005MLBAL Rookie of the MonthAugustAward History
    2005MLBMLB All-Rookie TeamPAward History
    2005MLBMLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America)PAward History

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