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JOE BLANTON   +

MLB  Retired (2014)     |   Played: 2000-2014
Positions
P-331
Born
December 11, 1980  (33.264)
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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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Gil Meche (95.38)
2.  Matt Clement (93.2)
3.  Aaron Cook (90.44)
4.  John Thomson (90.29)
5.  Edwin Jackson (88.75)
6.  Kris Benson (88.62)
7.  Rodrigo Lopez (88.08)
8.  Bobby Jones (87.88)
9.  Odalis Perez (87.87)
10.  Juan Guzman (87.26)
Age: 24
1.  Bob Ojeda (92)
2.  Kris Benson (91.18)
3.  Bob Walk (90.18)
4.  Greg Smith (89.6)
5.  Carlos Carrasco (88.64)
6.  Bill Pulsipher (88.37)
7.  Brian Barnes (88.22)
8.  Matt Moore (85.97)
9.  William Van Landingham (85.75)
10.  Mike Harkey (85.63)
Age: 25
1.  Ricky Romero (92.2)
2.  Kris Benson (92.05)
3.  Brett Anderson (91.99)
4.  Paul Maholm (91.84)
5.  Wade Davis (91.8)
6.  Tom Gorzelanny (89.98)
7.  Carl Pavano (89.53)
8.  Jason Dickson (89.49)
9.  Esteban Loaiza (89.25)
10.  Horacio Ramirez (89.04)
Age: 26
1.  Noah Lowry (93.01)
2.  Jamie Moyer (91.8)
3.  Ubaldo Jimenez (91.28)
4.  Frank Castillo (88.97)
5.  Bobby Jones (88.88)
6.  Scott Bankhead (88.8)
7.  Ricky Romero (87.88)
8.  Homer Bailey (87.65)
9.  Jered Weaver (87.43)
10.  Jaret Wright (87.11)
Age: 27
1.  Johnny Cueto (92.76)
2.  Matt Clement (91.19)
3.  Trevor Cahill (90.5)
4.  Jeff Francis (90.36)
5.  Todd Stottlemyre (89.72)
6.  Gil Meche (89.42)
7.  Odalis Perez (88.83)
8.  Ricky Romero (88.73)
9.  Jon Lester (88.26)
10.  James Shields (88.24)
Age: 28
1.  Ricky Nolasco (95.84)
2.  Gil Meche (93.2)
3.  James Shields (93.03)
4.  John Danks (91.98)
5.  Odalis Perez (91.89)
6.  Paul Maholm (91.65)
7.  Gavin Floyd (90.21)
8.  Matt Clement (89.44)
9.  Kip Wells (89.42)
10.  Johnny Cueto (89.16)
Age: 29
1.  James Baldwin (93.99)
2.  Jeremy Bonderman (93.43)
3.  Odalis Perez (93.05)
4.  Gil Meche (92.85)
5.  Jason Schmidt (92.29)
6.  Gavin Floyd (90.35)
7.  Jason Jennings (89.52)
8.  Russ Ortiz (88.87)
9.  Matt Clement (88.61)
10.  Chan Ho Park (88.25)
Age: 30
1.  Jeremy Bonderman (94.4)
2.  Jarrod Washburn (92.64)
3.  James Baldwin (90.66)
4.  Edwin Jackson (90.66)
5.  Gavin Floyd (88.95)
6.  Chan Ho Park (88.48)
7.  Jeff Francis (88.17)
8.  David Bush (88.08)
9.  Odalis Perez (87.81)
10.  Kip Wells (87.79)
Age: 31
1.  Gil Meche (95.38)
2.  Russ Ortiz (93.3)
3.  Matt Clement (93.2)
4.  Bobby Jones (92.24)
5.  Chan Ho Park (91.55)
6.  Doug Davis (91.52)
7.  Jamey Wright (89.57)
8.  Jarrod Washburn (89.24)
9.  Edwin Jackson (88.75)
10.  Rick Helling (88.67)
Age: 32
1.  Doug Davis (95.43)
2.  Gil Meche (95.38)
3.  Jarrod Washburn (93.28)
4.  Matt Clement (93.2)
5.  Russ Ortiz (92.01)
6.  John Thomson (89.93)
7.  Edwin Jackson (88.75)
8.  Jamey Wright (88.39)
9.  Bobby Jones (87.88)
10.  Odalis Perez (87.87)


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