Andres Blanco

Andres Blanco #4

  • 2B
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 10"/195
  • Age: 32

Andres Blanco Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.271 4 21 1 .767

Andres Blanco MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.267 15 96 3 .712

Andres Blanco Bio

  • Full Name: Andres Eloy Blanco
  • Pronunciation: BLAHN-koh
  • Born: 4/11/1984 in Urama, Venezuela
  • High School: El Carmen, VEN
  • Debut: April 17, 2004
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 155 23 42 4 21 1 .271 .321 .767
MLB Career Stats 1026 124 274 15 96 3 .267 .318 .712
  • Status: Disabled 15-Day

Andres Blanco 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 15 2 5 1 3 0 3 0 .333 .375 .533
Last 15 Games 27 3 7 1 3 0 6 0 .259 .310 .407
Last 30 Games 71 11 20 2 10 3 11 0 .282 .325 .423
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 15 2 5 1 3 0 3 0 .333 .375 .533
Last 15 Games 27 3 7 1 3 0 6 0 .259 .310 .407
Last 30 Games 71 11 20 2 10 3 11 0 .282 .325 .423
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
7/22 @ PIT 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
7/23 @ PIT 5 0 2 0 1 0 2 0
7/24 @ PIT 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
7/22 @ PIT 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
7/23 @ PIT 5 0 2 0 1 0 2 0
7/24 @ PIT 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
2016 Games by Position: 1B (18) 2B (20) 3B (15) SS (7) LF (1)

Andres Blanco Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Phillies NL 168 36 90.24 202.41 3.98 8.22 30.26
MLB Avg - - - - 89.23 214.83 3.37 11.23 36.88
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Phillies NL 168 36 90.24 202.41 3.98 8.22 30.26
MLB Avg - - - - 89.23 214.83 3.37 11.23 36.88

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Andres Blanco 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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12 45 5 11 11 3 0 1 5 3 0 9 1 0 .244 .306 .378 .684
Cumulative
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87 200 28 53 80 16 1 5 26 10 0 39 2 3 .265 .318 .430 .748
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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12 45 5 11 11 3 0 1 5 3 0 9 1 0 .244 .306 .378 .684
Cumulative
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87 200 28 53 80 16 1 5 26 10 0 39 2 3 .265 .318 .430 .748

Andres Blanco News

Andres Blanco Fantasy News

July 25, 2016 at 6:33 PM ET

Phillies place Blanco on disabled list

Phillies infielder Andres Blanco was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left index finger.

July 25, 2016 at 12:28 AM ET

Blanco likely headed to DL after fracturing finger

Exacerbating a 5-4 loss to the Pirates on Sunday, third baseman Andres Blanco fractured his left index finger and is likely headed to the disabled list.

Awards

Andres Blanco Awards

MLBPAA Phillies Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2016 Philadelphia NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2004 Wichita TEX

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Omaha PCL

Andres Blanco Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 25, 2016 Philadelphia Phillies placed 2B Andres Blanco on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured left index finger
April 5, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of 2B Andres Blanco from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 13, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 3B Andres Blanco to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 13, 2014 3B Andres Blanco assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
October 24, 2014 3B Andres Blanco elected free agency.
October 17, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies sent 3B Andres Blanco outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
June 29, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of 3B Andres Blanco from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 15, 2014 Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated SS Andres Blanco from the 7-day disabled list.
April 14, 2014 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed SS Andres Blanco on the 7-day disabled list. oblique strain
March 30, 2014 SS Andres Blanco assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 20, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent SS Andres Blanco to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 20, 2013 Andres Blanco assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 4, 2013 SS Andres Blanco elected free agency.
September 18, 2013 Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated SS Andres Blanco from the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2013 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed SS Andres Blanco on the 7-day disabled list.
March 18, 2013 SS Andres Blanco assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 2, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent SS Andres Blanco to a minor league contract.
February 15, 2013 Lehigh Valley IronPigs released SS Andres Blanco.
December 13, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies invited non-roster SS Andres Blanco to spring training.
March 31, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent SS Andres Blanco to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2012 SS Andres Blanco assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Philadelphia Phillies.
March 29, 2012 Washington Nationals released SS Andres Blanco.
December 16, 2011 Washington Nationals signed free agent SS Andres Blanco to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 4, 2011 SS Andres Blanco elected free agency.
November 2, 2011 Texas Rangers sent SS Andres Blanco outright to Round Rock Express.
September 30, 2011 Andres Blanco roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
September 1, 2011 Texas Rangers activated SS Andres Blanco from the 15-day disabled list.
August 29, 2011 sent SS Andres Blanco on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
August 9, 2011 Texas Rangers placed SS Andres Blanco on the 15-day disabled list. Lower back inflammation.
July 31, 2011 Texas Rangers activated SS Andres Blanco from the 15-day disabled list.
July 28, 2011 sent SS Andres Blanco on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
July 8, 2011 Andres Blanco roster status changed by Texas Rangers.
July 7, 2011 Texas Rangers placed SS Andres Blanco on the 15-day disabled list.
March 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs traded 2B Andres Blanco to Texas Rangers.
September 1, 2009 Andres Blanco roster status changed by Chicago Cubs.
August 11, 2009 sent SS Andres Blanco on a rehab assignment to Iowa Cubs.
August 4, 2009 Chicago Cubs placed 2B Andres Blanco on the 15-day disabled list. Left calf strain.
May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of 2B Andres Blanco from Iowa Cubs.

Andres Eloy Blanco Bio Info

Andres Eloy Blanco… Married, wife's name is Roseudys; two sons, Fabian (7/17/10) and Adrian Andres (9/28/15)… Attended El Carmen High School (VZ)… Signed by: Juan Indriago and Wilmer Castillo.

2015

Among ML pinch-hitters, T-1st in XBH (7), ranked third in doubles (5), fourth in SLG % (.583), T-4th in HR (2) & total bases (21) and T-10th in hits (10)...Made his third career Opening Day roster (2010-11) and first with the Phillies...Set career highs in games (106), AB (233), hits (68), doubles (22), triples (3), HR (7), RBI (25), walks (21), runs (32), XBH (32) and total bases (117)...Had a career-best nine-game hitting streak, 8/16-26 (.400, 5 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI)...Slugged a tie-breaking two-run HR in the ninth inning, 9/27 at WSH (Jonathan Papelbon)...Made 48 starts: 26 at 3rd base, 14 at 2nd base, seven at SS and one at 1st base...As a pinch-hitter, batted .278 (10-36), 5 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 5 BB, SAC

2014

Began the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Did not commit an error through his first 31 games of the season...Had his contract selected on 6/29...Made his 2014 season debut, 7/2 at MIA as a pinch-hitter (0-1); his first ML appearance since 9/27/11 with TEX...Slugged a three-run HR, 8/18 vs SEA; his first ML HR since 7/1/11 vs FLA...Started 11 games for the Phillies: five at third base, four at SS and 2 at second base...Went 0-for-3, SAC as a pinch-hitter

2013

Missed the entire season following right shoulder surgery performed on 2/26 (Dr. David Altchek).

2012

Spent the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Set a professional high in HR (10)...Had 2 walk-off HR: 5/21 vs Louisville and 8/1 vs Pawtucket...Missed 5 games with a strained knee, 6/7-12...Tied his professional high with 4 hits, 6/18 at Toledo...Missed 9 games with a sore right elbow, 6/28-7/5...Made lone start at 2nd base, 7/12 at Norwich...Slugged a grand slam and had a season-high 4 RBI, 7/23 vs Columbus...Played for Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League.

2011 Played in just 36 games in final season with TEX...hit career-best 2 home runs, both of which were solo shot and accounted for 2 of season's 3 RBI...in 18 starts, including 16 at shortstop, the Rangers finished 11-7...was placed on 15-Day DL, July 7-31, with stress reaction in back...returned to DL August 9-Sept. 1 with lower back inflammation. 2010 Made his first career Opening Day roster and appeared in a career-high 68 games for Texas after being obtained from Chicago-NL late in spring training to compete for club's utility infielder role ... was club's Opening Day starter at second base for injured Ian Kinsler...was a non-roster invitee to Cubs camp for a second straight year in 2010...suffered a right knee sprain in March, but returned to the field shortly before the trade and appeared in 7 Cactus League games with Texas (6-for-19, 3 RBI) ... received the majority of his playing time with the Rangers in April and August at second base while Kinsler was on the disabled list ... also saw limited action at shortstop and third base ... established new career highs in most offensive categories ... went more than 12 team games without playing on 2 occasions. 2009 Andres began the year at Triple-A, but saw big-league action in 53 games with Chicago ... it marked his first major league action since spending parts of three seasons with the Royals (2004-06)...Batted .252 (31-for-123) with 15 runs, eight doubles, a homer and 12 RBI in 53 games with the Cubs ... set career marks in all categories...Was selected from Triple-A Iowa May 27 ... made 40 appearances (21 starts) at second base and 15 (nine starts) at shortstop. w Garnered a .983 fielding percentage (3 ER/172 TC)...Batted .346 (9-for-26) with four doubles and five RBI in situations deemed "close and late." © Had a pair of season-high five-game hitting streaks: June 19-23 (7-for- 21/.333) and July 29-September 6 (5-for-11/.455) ... fell a game short of matching his career-high six-gamer, April 18-25, 2004...Hit .500 (3-for-6) with a double and six RBI with the bases loaded...Posted a .310 batting average after the Mid-Summer Classic compared to a .222 mark prior to the All-Star Break...Went 6-for-23 (.261) as a right-handed batter, while going 25-for-100 (.250) as a lefty...Notched his first career pinch-hit July 20 in Philadelphia, doubling in the fifth inning before coming around to score...Hit his first career homer July 29 vs. Houston, going deep off Doug Brocail in the eighth after entering as a defensive replacement at shortstop...Was batting .314 (48-for-153) with 18 runs, nine doubles, four homers and 25 RBI in 43 games for the I-Cubs at the time of his promotion ... hit .352 (25-for-71) in May as the team's regular shortstop...Was shelved August 4-September 1 with a left calf strain ... hit .280 (21- for-75) with 12 runs, eight doubles, two triples, two homers and four RBI in 20 rehab games with Iowa...Collected a career-high matching three hits September 13 vs. Cincinnati ... he set the mark September 11, 2005 at Detroit, while with Kansas City...Overall, batted .304 (70-for-230) with 30 runs, 17 walks, 17 doubles, two triples, six homers and 29 RBI in 64 games with the I-Cubs. 2008 Andres bounced back from an injury-riddled 2007 to appear in 102 games with Triple-A Iowa ... hit .285 (85-for-298) with a career-high 36 RBI...Saw time at shortstop (94 games), second base (two) and third base (one)...Hit .292 or better in three months: .292 in April, .317 in May and .350 in August...Batted .293 (66-for-225) off right-handed pitchers compared to .260 (19-for-73) off southpaws...Garnered a .320 home average (49-for-153) compared to a .248 (36-for-145) average on the road...Posted a .286 average (61-for-213) before the All-Star break while hitting .282 (24-for-85) following the break...Boasted an .857 average (6-for-7) with 10 RBI with the bases loaded ... hit .345 (19-for-55) with runners on and two outs...Collected two season-high seven-game hitting streaks: April 16-22 and May 24-June 2...In 46 games with Aguilas del Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League, hit .272 (46-for-169) with 12 doubles, a homer, 22 runs and 18 RBI. 2007 Played just 28 games with Triple-A Omaha before landing on the disabled list May 31 with a right hamstring strain...Hit .196 (19-for-97) before his injury, seeing time at shortstop (21 games) and second base (seven games)...Posted a .313 batting average (15-for-48) with six runs scored on the road...Hit .292 (7-for-24) off left-handed hurlers...After going just 3-for-35 (.086) in 11 April contests, he went 16-for-62 (.258) in 17 May games. 2006 Recorded a .241 (21-87) average with 4 doubles, 1 triple and 9 RBI in 33 games for the Royals...appeared in 25 games at shortstop and 7 at second base...Hit .500 (9-18) with 5 RBI against left-handers and .174 (12-69) with 4 RBI vs. right-handers...hit just .182 (10-55) in innings 1-6 and .344 (11-32) from the 7th inning on...hit .455 (10-22) leading off an inning...Hit .237 in 88 games for Omaha, recording 9 doubles and 20 RBI...went 6-for-10 on stolen base attempts and committed 21 errors...was also hit by a team-high 9 pitches...was named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team...Recalled from Omaha on May 19 after hitting .282 (37-131) with 1 HR and 14 RBI in his 1st 38 games...Appeared in 6 games for Kansas City, including 5 starts, while collecting 3 hits in 17 at bats (.176) before being optioned back to Omaha on June 3...Began his 2nd stint with the big league club when he was recalled July 25 from Omaha...collected 2 hits in each of his 1st 2 starts, July 28-29 at Texas... equalled a career high with 2 RBI on July 28...Committed 2 errors on Aug. 3 vs. Minnesota...it was the 1st 2-error game of his career...Recorded a career-high 3 RBI on a bases-clearing double during the Royals 6-run rally in a 10-4, 12th-inning win at Boston on Sept. 9...Left the game on Sept. 24 vs. Detroit after injuring his shoulder during a swing in the 9th inning...Underwent surgery on Sept. 29 to repair a posterior labrum tear in his left shoulder...Dr. Lewis Yocum performed the surgery in Los Angeles. 2005 Opened the season at Omaha (AAA) before suffering a knee injury...was hitting .196 (10-51) prior to the injury...played at High Desert (3 games), Arizona (7 games) and Wichita (9 games) on rehab assignment until returning to Omaha on Aug. 15...Finished with a .254 average (29-114) in 35 games for Omaha with 4 doubles, 2 triples and 1 home run...his homer came on April 9 and was his 1st in 1,119 minor league at bats (counting Dominican League at bats)...Was recalled from Omaha on Sept. 5...played in 26 games for the Royals, batting .215 with 6 runs and 5 RBI...hit .292 (7-24) in his final 7 games...played 24 games at 2nd base after spending the majority of his career as a shortstop. 2004 Opened the season with Wichita (AA)...was batting .292 (7-24) with 1 RBI in 8 games for the Wranglers when his contract was purchased on April 17...Made his big league debut as the starting shortstop at Minnesota that night and went 0-for-3...Became the 2nd youngest Royal in club history (behind only Bret Saberhagen) when he made his debut at 20 years, 6 days...became the youngest position player ever to play for KC...Was the youngest current Major Leaguer at the time of his promotion...Recorded his 1st Major League hit on April 18 at Minnesota, a bunt single in the 3rd inning...Hit a 2-run single on April 20 at Cleveland for his 1st Major League RBI...Optioned to Wichita (AA) on April 29 after hitting .259 (7-27) in 9 games...Recalled from Wichita on Aug. 10 and optioned back on Aug. 23...appeared in 10 games during his 2nd stint with KC, hitting .364 (12-33) with 6 runs, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 2 RBI...Named as Best Defensive Shortstop in the Texas League by Baseball America... selected as a member of the World Team for the 2004 Futures Game in Houston. 2003 Spent the season with Single-A Wilmington, hitting .244 (96-for-394) in 113 games...Named the best defensive shortstop in the Carolina League by Baseball America following the 2003 season. 2002 Spent the majority of the season with the Gulf Coast League Royals in his second year in the Royals organization ... hit .249 with 27 runs and 14 RBI in 52 games with the club. 2001 Spent his first season in the Royals organization with their Dominican Summer League club, hitting .298 (56-for-188) in 54 contests with 39 runs scored, three triples, 16 RBI and 28 walks.