Kyle Blanks (calf) is swinging a bat but has yet to do any running.
Athletics placed 1B/OF/DH Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 23, with a strained left calf.
Kyle Blanks was removed from Sunday's contest against the Red Sox due to a strained left calf.
Kyle Blanks is currently dealing with some stiffness in his left calf.
Athletics acquired OF Kyle Blanks from the Padres for OF Jake Goebbert and a player to be named later.
According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, trade talks seem to be "heating up" between the A's and Padres over outfielder Kyle Blanks.
Padres optioned 1B Kyle Blanks to Triple-A El Paso.
Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that Kyle Blanks "may be on the move soon."
Padres recalled 1B/OF Kyle Blanks from Triple-A El Paso.
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes indicated that Kyle Blanks could be called up to the majors as soon as Monday.
Padres optioned OF Kyle Blanks to Triple-A Tucson.
Padres avoided arbitration with OF/1B Kyle Blanks by agreeing to a one-year, $987,500 contract.
Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune believes that the Padres could look to deal a reserve outfielder at the winter meetings, either Kyle Blanks or Jesus Guzman, for bullpen help.
Kyle Blanks is not in the Padres' lineup Thursday due to nagging Achilles and shoulder discomfort.