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+ Pittsburgh Pirates Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-333
Proper Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
Born: December 11, 1980 (34.267)
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)
TBC Player ID:21429
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-07-30 - Pittsburgh Pirates - Traded from Royals to Pirates More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]OAK #3 [2004]MLB #43 OAK #2 [2003]OAK #10
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Kansas City Royals (2015-02-14)
Organizations:OAK, PHI, LAN, ANA, KCA, PIT
Signed by:Rich Sparks
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (27.13%) -- Changeup (18.78%) -- Sinker (18.67%) -- Cutter (15.24%) -- Slider (11.72%) -- Curveball (8.46%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 90.61 - [2013] - 89.35 - [2012] - 90.16 - [2011] - 89.14 - [2010] - 89.44
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
69 50 54 46
*as of 2014 season.
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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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