Blanks (Achilles) smacked his second home run of the spring against the White Sox on Monday.
Blanks is recovering from surgery on both of his Achilles tendons this offseason. His strong start in spring training is a good sign for his health and for his chances to stick with the Giants this season. Blanks was signed to a minor league contract in November, so the Giants weren't expecting him to be on the 25-man roster. If he can continue to flash his power then Blanks may force San Francisco's hand, especially considering their need for right-handed power off of the bench.