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JOE BLANTON   +

MLB  Retired (2014)     |   Played: 2000-2014
Positions
P-333
Born
December 11, 1980  (33.352)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Franklin-Simpson  (Franklin,KY)
College:
Drafted:
Oakland Athletics:  2002-1-24 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,400,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Joseph Matthew Blanton 
TBC Player ID
21429
MLB Debut

Pitch Repertoire

2013SpeedShareStrike%#
Fastball89.3536.169.91801
Changeup83.1326.963.21598
Sinker89.1311.865.13261
Curveball76.758.955.56198
Cutter85.298.170.39179
Slider81.477.855.17174
Pitchout82.300.260.005
Intent Ball66.770.20.004
unknown0.000.1100.001
Recent Contract:  2-years/$15m (2013-2014) by Los Angeles Angels
Top Prospect:  mlb  2004 (#43)   team  2003 (#10-OAK), 2004 (#2-OAK), 2005 (#3-OAK)
Control
69
K-Rating
50
Efficiency
54
vsPower
46

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PITCHING STATISTICS
2013 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball80189.3536.06%24156069.91243364.4917917217250.0649.9472235.30610
Changeup59883.1326.92%22037863.219712420.74457613269.5730.431986.2214
Sinker26189.1311.75%9117065.139941.5360456065.1334.873490.3783
Curveball19876.758.91%8811055.5676115.5643262874.7525.252572.3474
Cutter17985.298.06%5312670.39412715.0828304019.5580.451239.3083
Slider17481.477.83%789655.1755126.9028203523.5676.441850.3605
Pitchout582.300.23%2360000.0012080.0020.0000--0
Intent Ball466.770.18%400000.00000100.000.0000--0
unknown10.000.05%01100000.00010100.000.0000--0
2012 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball71790.1624.50%23448367.36202365.0219911113544.6355.3751192.2668
Cutter59287.4220.23%18440868.921626310.6410910513052.3647.6430154.1955
Sinker51690.2917.63%17933765.31167214.071297411149.6150.3942160.2638
Changeup50083.1717.08%16733366.610910721.40456711170.0030.0037104.3564
Slider30682.6310.45%8721971.57833611.7674456233.6666.341981.2352
Curveball27077.319.22%10017062.9678269.6354355460.3739.632775.3602
Intent Ball2062.920.68%2000500.0000060.0040.0005.0000
Pitchout384.230.10%1266.67100.0010133.3366.6701.0000
unknown30.000.10%031002133.331010.00100.0012.5000
2011 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Sinker16988.7728.74%5211769.236531.7849194533.7366.272163.3333
Cutter9986.3116.84%326767.683488.0815192561.6238.38730.2330
Changeup9682.0816.33%356163.54161818.758171855.2144.79516.3131
Fastball9189.1415.48%276470.332844.4019132735.1664.84827.2961
Slider8881.3014.97%305865.91271921.5911131330.6869.32724.2920
Curveball4575.297.65%222351.111024.4477737.7862.2248.5000
2010 pitch-level data
Pitch TypeCountAvg SpeedPitch Share%BallsStrikesStrike%1st PitchSw/Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHitsABBavgHR
Fastball66789.4424.28%21645167.62218243.6013812915547.9852.0251205.2497
Sinker59289.2921.55%20838464.86168132.2012810013943.0756.9351162.3157
Cutter49288.0117.91%17731564.02150326.50859410370.3329.6739139.2814
Changeup43581.9915.84%14129467.59818619.7753688660.0040.002074.2702
Slider29882.0310.85%8521371.48896120.4747416218.7981.213084.3572
Curveball23977.048.70%8615364.02563213.3950284145.1954.811551.2945
unknown130.000.47%1300300.000007.6992.3103.0000
Intent Ball1059.370.36%1000100.0000030.0070.0001.0000
Pitchout188.600.04%01100000.000000.00100.0000--0


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