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55 Joe Blanton RP

Pittsburgh Pirates

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
1%0%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
41.22-223.89407
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2015PIT223.89154002241.243191866740

Player Updates

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Pirates acquire veteran SP Joe Blanton from Royals
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

The Pirates made a minor move early Thursday, grabbing veteran starter Joe Blanton from the Royals in exchange for cash considerations, per the teams involved.

Blandon had been designated for assignment by the Royals on Monday, shortly after they acquired starter Johhny Cueto. Blanton was 2-2 with two saves and a 3.89 ERA in 15 games with the Royals this season. 

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Royals DFA Joe Blanton
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

The Royals designated pitcher Joe Blanton for assignment Tuesday, the team announced.

Blanton was moved to make room for Johnny Cueto on the active roster. Blanton produced a 3.89 ERA over 41 2/3 innings.

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Joe Blanton records first career save for Royals
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

It took 11 seasons and 277 games, but Royals reliever Joe Blanton recorded his first career save, Sunday against the White Sox. 

Blanton pitched a perfect ninth, striking out two, to protect a three run lead. 

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Royals P Joe Blanton given spot start Saturday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Veteran Royals right-hander Joe Blanton is set for a spot start Saturday against Toronto despite his recent move to the bullpen, per MLB.com.

The start was necessitated by shifts in the rotation off the Tuesday doubleheader and the return of Yordano Ventura on Thursday.

Blanton was pounded in his last two appearances, but still owns a respectable ERA of 3.74.

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Royals pitcher Joe Blanton heading back to bullpen
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Joe Blanton will be shifted to the bullpen with Yordano Ventura set to come off the disabled list Thursday, according to The Kansas City Star.

Since joining the rotation June 17, Blanton went 2-2 with a 5.30 ERA in four starts. He struck out 17 and issued four walks in 18 2/3 innings.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 148 238 5.90
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 21.000 4.290619
vs RHB 20.200 3.480121
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/22@SEA1006.02107
6/29@HOU0102.25542
7/4MIN0105.09404
7/8TB0000.13301
7/19@CHW0011.00002
7/21PIT0003.22005
7/27@CLE0013.03102
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26
Wash
W3-1
27
28
@Min
W8-7
29
@Min
W10-4
30
@Cin
L5-15
31
@Cin
7:10 pm
Tickets
1
@Cin
7:10 pm
Tickets
2
@Cin
1:10 pm
Tickets
3
CHC
7:05 pm
Tickets
4
CHC
7:05 pm
Tickets
5
CHC
7:05 pm
Tickets
6
7
LAD
7:05 pm
Tickets
8
LAD
4:05 pm
Tickets
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Fantasy Points by Week
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2

1

16

5

18

28

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11

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2004OAK00 5.63300000 8.06551026
2005OAK1212 3.5333332000 201.1178867923567116
2006OAK1612 4.8232311100 194.124111110417558107
2007OAK1410 3.9534343100 230.024010610116440140
2008OAK-PHI912 4.6933330000 197.221111010322466111
2009PHI128 4.0531310000 195.1198898830859163
2010PHI96 4.8229280000 175.22061049427343134
2011PHI12 5.011180000 41.152232351935
2012PHI-LAD1013 4.7131302100 191.020710610029334166
2013LAA214 6.0428200000 132.2180968929434108
2015KC-PIT22 3.891540022 41.243191860740
Total 8791 4.5028025283221609.01762855804205374191126
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004OAK3000000000 --- --- ---
2005OAK33301000000 .333 .333 .333
2006OAK32200000100 .000 .000 .000
2007OAK34400000300 .000 .000 .000
2008OAK-PHI3317010101100 .056 .059 .059
2009PHI3155470142100 .200 .127 .127
2010PHI2959870112400 .161 .119 .119
2011PHI111112020300 .182 .182 .182
2012PHI-LAD3155040132600 .136 .073 .073
2013LAA28601000200 .167 .167 .167
2015KC-PIT15100000000 .000 .000 .000
Total 28021313230689100 .155 .108 .108
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2004OAKP30110001.000
2005OAKP333334132011 .971
2006OAKP323131131440 .871
2007OAKP3434421527021.000
2008OAK-PHIP333342162514 .976
2009PHIP3131351223021.000
2010PHIP29283362520 .939
2011PHIP118918021.000
2012PHI-LADP313043142543 .907
2013LAAP282024121022 .917
2015KCP1541046001.000
Total  2802523041071831416 .954
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2004OAK088 1.0001000 .21430 9.0 .3930
2005OAK3232237 1.0481224 .236835 11.2 .3940
2006OAK4220225 1.07135103 .309856 14.1 .4480
2007OAK4291235 1.33194213 .269950 11.1 .3780
2008OAK-PHI3239224 1.1541002 .271855 12.8 .4290
2009PHI4193216 0.9484007 .262837 12.2 .4380
2010PHI6191188 1.09112202 .291765 12.9 .4640
2011PHI05627 2.3340000 .319180 13.5 .4850
2012PHI-LAD5216180 1.2687005 .273806 11.5 .4530
2013LAA4152133 1.21170009 .317611 14.8 .5470
2015KC-PIT15131 1.7111000 .265172 10.8 .4630
Total 3418491704 1.1693267335 .2786897 12.4 .4410
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006OAK00 0.00100000 2.00000022
2008PHI20 3.18330000 17.0166631618
2009PHI00 5.17420000 15.21510921410
2010PHI00 5.79110000 4.25330113
2011PHI00 0.00100000 1.00000000
Total 20 4.021060000 40.1361918531333
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2002 A-Modesto01 7.5021000 6.08651066
2002 A-Vancouver11 3.1442000 14.1115500215
2003 AA-Midland31 1.2675101 35.2216510730
2003 A-Kane County87 2.572121220133.011047386519144
2004AAA-Sacramento118 4.192826100176.11991018213634143
2010AFX-Lakewood BlueClaws00 0.0011000 2.00000002
2010AA-Reading Phillies01 5.6322000 8.09552025
2011AFX-Lakewood BlueClaws00 0.0011000 1.00000000
2014AAA-Sacramento River Cat10 5.0622000 10.2137610310
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/215
Birthdate:
12/11/1980
Age:
34
Hometown:
Nashville, TN
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:
Kentucky
MLB Experience:
11
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