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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 (34.079) 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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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
2000KentuckyNCAANCAA-fr19505.5819100 250.05642316274410 1.6610.081.084.867.921.63
2001KentuckyNCAANCAAso20355.5922610 258.064473610375410 1.749.931.555.748.381.46
2002KentuckySECNCAA22jr21574.59141430 0100.098545111371335 1.358.820.993.3311.973.59
2002 VancouverNwstA-18oak21113.1442000014.1115502150000.916.910.001.269.427.50
2002 ModestoCalifA+32oak21017.502100006.08651660102.3312.001.509.009.001.00
2003Kane CountyMidwA-oak22872.5721212200133.011047386191441000.977.440.411.299.747.58
2003 MidlandTexAA-oak22311.2675102135.2216517300000.795.300.251.777.574.29
2004SacramentoPCLAAA44oak231184.1928261000176.1199101821334143601.3210.160.661.747.304.21
2004 Oakland AthleticsALMLB64oak23005.6300108.06551260001.006.751.132.256.753.00
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oak2412123.532000201.1178867923671164251.227.961.033.005.191.73
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oak2516124.821100194.124111110417581073051.5411.160.792.694.961.84
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oak2614103.953100230.024010610116401403141.229.390.631.575.483.50
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oak275124.960000127.014574701235621011.4210.280.852.484.391.77
2008 Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phi27404.20000070.26636331031491001.378.411.273.956.241.58
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phi281284.050000195.1198898830591637081.329.121.382.727.512.76
2010LakewoodSALA-phi29000.001100002.00000020000.000.000.000.009.00--
2010 ReadingEastAA40phi29015.632200008.09552250001.3810.132.252.255.632.50
2010 Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phi29964.820000175.22061049427431342031.4210.551.382.206.873.12
2010 Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phi29005.7900004.25330132031.299.640.001.935.793.00
2011LakewoodSALA-phi30000.001100001.00000000000.000.000.000.000.00--
2011 Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB-phi30125.01001041.152232359350011.4811.321.091.967.623.89
2012Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB56lan31244.99000057.2663232716511001.4210.301.092.507.963.19
2012 Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phi31894.592110133.1141746822181154031.199.521.491.227.766.39
2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLB55ana322146.040070132.2180968929341089041.6112.211.972.317.333.18
2014SacramentoPCLAAA55oak33105.0622000010.2137613101001.5010.970.842.538.443.33
MLB Totals85894.5226624983100157217248397891994131089373371.369.871.142.366.232.64
MLB: Average per 162 Games11124.523533101020822811110426551445051.369.871.142.366.232.64
Minor League Totals (9 seasons)24193.406861422138737117714624733558101.158.630.561.708.264.86
AAA (2 seasons)1284.24302810001872121088814371537001.3310.200.671.787.364.14
AA (2 seasons)322.059710214430111039350000.896.140.611.847.163.89
A+ (1 seasons)017.5021000068651660102.3312.001.509.009.001.00
A (3 seasons)872.512323220013611047386191461000.957.280.401.269.667.68
A- (1 seasons)113.2142000014115502150000.937.070.001.299.647.50
NCAA (3 seasons)13125.11552140042082181431182710123125001.539.431.174.3710.002.29
Oakland Athletics (5 seasons)47464.25122118621076181038235969202431113151.339.580.822.395.102.13
Philadelphia Phillies (6 seasons)34254.48106101212062166832930994161499160181.339.681.362.337.233.10
Los Angeles Angels (1 seasons)2146.0228200070133180968929341089041.6112.181.962.307.313.18
Los Angeles Dodgers (1 seasons)244.971010000058663232716511001.4110.241.092.487.913.19
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oakp243
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.333.333.333666.000.000.333----14
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oakp252
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001
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00.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oakp264
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001
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01
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.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLB55oakp271
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2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phip2716
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01
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000100010
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006
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1
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0.063.059.063121.000.000.143----123
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phip2855
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47
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21
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00.127.186.127313.000.073.2065.25--768
2010ReadingEastAA40phip2921000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phip2959
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87
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0001001
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24
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2
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05
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03
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.119.133.119252.000.017.20024.00--765
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB-phip3011
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12
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00020003
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001
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00.182.182.182364.000.000.250----212
2012Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB56lanp3116
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01
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00000006
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005
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00.063.063.063124.000.000.100----121
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB56phip3139
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00.077.143.077220.000.077.1586.67--344
2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLB55anap326
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00000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
MLB Totals (11 Seasons)1792121323000600891403115.108.156.108264.000.038.18911.37--23256
MLB: Average per 162 Games1621921221000500782402815.108.156.108264.000.038.18911.37--21232
Minor League Totals (1 seasons)21000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
AA (1 seasons)21000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Philadelphia Phillies (5 seasons)1031801320000600878402313.111.166.111277.000.044.1949.75--20216
Los Angeles Dodgers (1 seasons)1016010000000600500.063.063.063126.000.000.100----121
Oakland Athletics (4 seasons)3810010000000500302.100.100.100200.000.000.200----113
Los Angeles Angels (1 seasons)286010000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2001Bourne BravesCapeCod522.25111100006845211702277000.995.960.002.9110.19
2006OaklandChampionship Series000.0010001020000220051.000.000.009.009.00
2006New York YankeesMLB Spring Training236.4566000022.12720163918101.6110.881.213.637.25
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring Training019.69440000132816143412102.4619.382.082.778.31
2008New York YankeesMLB Spring Training014.764400001719992315001.2910.061.061.597.94
2008PhiladelphiaDivisional Series101.5011000065111070000.837.501.500.0010.50
2008PhiladelphiaWorld Series103.0011000064222270001.006.003.003.0010.50
2008PhiladelphiaChampionship Series005.4011000057330440002.2012.600.007.207.20
2009PhiladelphiaWorld Series006.0011000065440270081.177.500.003.0010.50
2009New York YankeesMLB Spring Training112.676500002722881214010.897.330.330.674.67
2009PhiladelphiaDivisional Series004.912000003.24221010081.099.822.450.002.45
2009PhiladelphiaChampionship Series004.5011000066431220081.339.001.503.003.00
2010Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring Training203.8644000016.11977127001.2910.470.551.103.86
2011PhiladelphiaDivisional Series000.0010000010000000010.000.000.000.000.00
2011Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring Training213.19760000313311113418101.199.580.871.165.23
2012Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring Training014.5852000019.22010103116001.079.151.370.467.32
2013Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring Training002.374400001918551013000.958.530.470.006.16
2014Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring Training127.0854000020.12216165813101.489.742.213.545.75
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
2002VancouverNwstA-P4 02001.000--4.50
2002ModestoCalifA+P2 01001.000--4.50
 
2003Kane CountyMidwAP21 41520.905--8.14
2003MidlandTexAAP7 03001.000--3.86
 
2004SacramentoPCLAAAP28 102221.941--10.29
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBP3810001.0001.133.00
 
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBP33201132011.9711.489.00
 
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBP32194131440.8711.257.59
 
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBP342301527021.0001.6411.12
 
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBP20127142114.9722.4815.75
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBP137024001.0000.774.15
 
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBP311951223021.0001.6210.16
 
2010LakewoodSALAP1 0000.000--0.00
2010ReadingEastAAP2 11001.000--9.00
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBP2917562520.9391.599.62
 
2011LakewoodSALAP1 0000.000--0.00
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBP114118021.0001.987.36
 
2012Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBP10573912.9231.8910.80
2012Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBP21133111631.9001.8311.57
 
2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLBP28132121022.9171.507.07
 
2014SacramentoPCLAAAP2 10011.000--4.50
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP26515631031771416.9521.619.51
 AAAP300112222.943--9.90
 AAP9014001.000--5.00
 A+P2001001.000--4.50
 AP23041520.905--7.43
 A-P4002001.000--4.50

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