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Joe Blanton | Starting Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (34) / 12/11/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Kentucky
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Joe Blanton has a May 15 opt-out in his minor league contract with the Royals.
Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors reports that Blanton has turned down offers from Asian clubs over the past few weeks and wants to return to MLB. The 34-year-old owns a 3.71 ERA and 20/7 K/BB ratio in 26 2/3 innings over four starts and one relief appearance with the Royals' Triple-A affiliate. He didn't pitch in the majors last year. May 5 - 11:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Erik Kratz
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
2Christian Colon
SS1Alcides Escobar
2Orlando Calixte
3B1Mike Moustakas
LF1Alex Gordon
CF1Lorenzo Cain
RF1Alex Rios
2Paulo Orlando
3Jarrod Dyson
DH1Kendrys Morales
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PosRoleName
S1Yordano Ventura
2Jason Vargas
3Jeremy Guthrie
4Edinson Volquez
5Danny Duffy
6Kris Medlen
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Kelvin Herrera
4Jason Frasor
5Luke Hochevar
6Franklin Morales
7Chris Young
8Ryan Madson
9Yohan Pino
10Brandon Finnegan
11Tim Collins