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49 Joe Blanton RP

Kansas City Royals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
3%1%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
33.22-203.74307
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2015KC223.74114000033.235151444730

Player Updates

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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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Royals SP Joe Blanton allows five runs in Monday's loss
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Joe Blanton failed to get out of the third inning during Monday's start against the Indians, which the Royals lost 6-1.

Blanton surrendered five runs on five hits over 2 2/3 innings of work. He also struck out two and walked four during the outing. He gave up a solo home run to Jose Altuve in the third inning.

It was his first loss of the season. Monday's loss broke his two-game winning streak. Prior to Monday's outing, Blanton had given up a total of two runs over his last two starts.

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Royals P Joe Blanton could start Tuesday in Houston
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Royals right-hander Joe Blanton may make one more start before moving back to the bullpen. Manager Ned Yost has yet to commit to his rotation plans for next week's series in Houston, but those plans may be contingent on the health of fellow righties Yordano Ventura and Jason Vargas.

As of now, it appears Blanton will start the series-opener on Tuesday if neither Ventura nor Vargas are ready, according to the Kansas City Star. Both are said to be close to returning, but Blanton has pitched well enough to warrant another start, which would allow more time for the others to prolong their respective recoveries. 

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Royals SP Joe Blanton allows one run in Monday's win
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Joe Blanton was solid throughout Monday's start to help lead the Royals to a 4-1 win over the Mariners.

"Anytime you can go six innings and not pitch out of the stretch," manager Ned Yost said, per The News Tribune, "odds are you had a pretty good game."

Blanton allowed one run on two hits over six innings of work to earn his second victory of the season. Blanton also struck out seven and did not walk a batter during the outing. His biggest mistake was giving up a solo home run to Robinson Cano in the first inning.

Monday was Blanton's second start this season. He has given up a total of two runs over his last 11 innings of work. His next expected start is scheduled for Tuesday at Houston.

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Royals P Joe Blanton gets win in spot start
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Joe Blanton recorded his first win in Wednesday night's 10-2 victory over the Brewers. 

Blanton was making a spot start for Yordano Ventura. He went five innings and only allowed one earned run. Blanton gave up five hits and struck out four batters. He now has an ERA of 1.80 this year. 

It was his first start since 2013. 

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 189 238 1.85
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 17.000 4.760614
vs RHB 16.200 2.700116
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/5TEX0001.00000
6/6TEX0003.13004
6/12@STL0002.22022
6/17MIL1005.05104
6/22@SEA1006.02107
6/29@HOU0102.25542
7/4MIN0105.09404
Two Week Schedule
JULY
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5
Min
W3-2
6
TB
7
TB
2:10 pm
Tickets
DH
8
TB
8:10 pm
Tickets
9
TB
2:10 pm
Tickets
10
Tor
8:10 pm
Tickets
11
Tor
2:10 pm
Tickets
12
Tor
2:10 pm
Tickets
13
14
15
16
17
@CHW
2:10 pm
Tickets
DH
18
@CHW
2:10 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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1

16

5

18

28

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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
2015KC22 3.741140000 33.235151440730
Total 8791 4.5027625283001601.01754851800203374191116
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
2015KC11100000000 .000 .000 .000
Total 27621313230689100 .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
2015KCP1141046001.000
Total  2762523041071831416 .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
2015KC14128 1.5000000 .267141 11.2 .4580
Total 3418391701 1.1692257335 .2786866 12.4 .4400
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:
Kansas City Royals
College:
Kentucky
MLB Experience:
11
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