Joe Blanton

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/215
  • Age: 34

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Joe Blanton Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
5-2 2.90 62.0 64 1.08

Joe Blanton MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
90-91 4.45 1629.1 1150 1.35

Joe Blanton Bio

  • Full Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
  • Born: 12/11/1980 in Nashville, TN
  • Draft: 2002, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (24th overall)
  • College: Kentucky
  • Debut: September 21, 2004
Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 5 2 2.90 25 4 2 62.0 64 1.08
MLB Career Stats 90 91 4.45 290 252 2 1629.1 1150 1.35

Joe Blanton 2015 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 2 0 0.63 7 0 0 14.1 7 1 4 17 0.77
Last 15 Games 3 1 2.70 15 1 2 33.1 29 10 5 38 1.02
Last 30 Games 5 2 2.90 25 4 2 62.0 55 20 12 64 1.08
Duration
Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
8/26 @ MIA 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 3
8/30 vs COL 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0
9/2 @ MIL 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 1
Last 3 Games
8/26 @ MIA
8/30 vs COL
9/2 @ MIL
2015 Games by Position: RP (21) SP (4)

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Joe Blanton 2015 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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1 1 4.41 12 1 0 0 0 0 16.1 17 8 8 2 1 4 1 13 1.29
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6 3 3.22 37 5 0 0 2 2 78.1 72 29 28 9 2 16 4 77 1.12
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Joe Blanton News

Joe Blanton Fantasy News

July 30, 2015 at 1:57 AM ET

Pirates pick up righty Blanton from Royals

The Pirates picked up veteran right-hander Joe Blanton late Wednesday night, acquiring him from the Royals in exchange for cash considerations.

July 21, 2015 at 7:51 PM ET

Royals option Ventura as Vargas returns from DL

Yordano Ventura, the Royals' Opening Day starter who signed a $23 million contract just before the season started, will now be pitching in the Minor Leagues after being demoted to Triple-A Omaha.

Awards

Joe Blanton Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2004 Sacramento PCL

Joe Blanton Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2005 3.53 10th in AL
2007 3.95 21st in AL

Wins

Season W Rank
2006 16 8th in AL
2007 14 17th in AL
2009 12 20th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2007 140 21st in AL
2009 163 19th in NL
2012 166 21st in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2005 1.22 10th in AL
2007 1.22 13th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2005 .236 4th in AL
2007 .269 25th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2005 33 8th in AL
2006 31 25th in AL
2007 34 1st in AL
2009 31 25th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2005 2 10th in AL
2006 1 17th in AL
2007 3 3rd in AL
2012 2 4th in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2006 1 5th in AL
2007 1 5th in AL
2012 1 8th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2005 201.1 21st in AL
2006 194.1 25th in AL
2007 230.0 2nd in AL
2009 195.1 21st in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2005 5.19 19th in AL
2006 4.96 12th in AL
2007 5.48 10th in AL
2010 6.87 20th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2005 1.73 5th in AL
2006 1.84 7th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2005 67 11th in AL
2006 58 22nd in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2006 241 5th in AL
2007 240 1st in AL
2009 198 17th in NL
2010 206 11th in NL
2012 207 5th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2005 23 20th in AL
2009 30 3rd in NL
2010 27 6th in NL
2012 29 2nd in NL
2013 29 5th in AL

Joe Blanton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 30, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Joe Blanton.
July 29, 2015 Kansas City Royals traded RHP Joe Blanton to Pittsburgh Pirates for cash.
July 28, 2015 Kansas City Royals designated RHP Joe Blanton for assignment.
May 16, 2015 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of RHP Joe Blanton from Omaha Storm Chasers.
February 13, 2015 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 13, 2015 RHP Joe Blanton assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 15, 2014 Sacramento River Cats released RHP Joe Blanton.
March 31, 2014 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2014 RHP Joe Blanton assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
March 26, 2014 Los Angeles Angels released RHP Joe Blanton.
December 12, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton.
November 3, 2012 RHP Joe Blanton elected free agency.
August 3, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies traded RHP Joe Blanton to Los Angeles Dodgers for cash.
September 5, 2011 Joe Blanton roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
September 2, 2011 sent RHP Joe Blanton on a rehab assignment to Lakewood BlueClaws.
August 17, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies transferred RHP Joe Blanton from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 23, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 16, 2011. right elbow inflammation
May 9, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Joe Blanton from the 15-day disabled list.
April 29, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 24, 2011. Impingement in his right elbow.
May 3, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Joe Blanton from the 15-day disabled list.
April 23, 2010 Lakewood BlueClaws sent RHP Joe Blanton on a rehab assignment to Reading Phillies.
April 20, 2010 Joe Blanton assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws.
April 3, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Left oblique strain.