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Joe Blanton

Joe Blanton 56 P

Washington Nationals

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
  • Age: 38 (December 11, 1980)
  • Birthplace: Nashville, TN
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 225
  • Draft: Round 1 (2002, OAK)
  • MLB Debut: 09/21/2004
  • School: Kentucky
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Joe Blanton Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2017 RHP Joe Blanton elected free agency.
October 13, 2017 Washington Nationals activated RHP Joe Blanton.
October 6, 2017 Washington Nationals reassigned RHP Joe Blanton to the minor leagues.
June 11, 2017 Washington Nationals activated RHP Joe Blanton from the 10-day disabled list.
June 8, 2017 Washington Nationals sent RHP Joe Blanton on a rehab assignment to Harrisburg Senators.
May 17, 2017 Washington Nationals placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 10-day disabled list. Right shoulder inflammation.
March 2, 2017 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton.
November 3, 2016 RHP Joe Blanton elected free agency.
August 12, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Joe Blanton from the bereavement list.
August 8, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Joe Blanton on the bereavement list.
January 19, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton.
November 2, 2015 RHP Joe Blanton elected free agency.
July 30, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates activated RHP Joe Blanton.
July 29, 2015 Kansas City Royals traded RHP Joe Blanton to Pittsburgh Pirates for cash.
July 28, 2015 Kansas City Royals designated RHP Joe Blanton for assignment.
May 16, 2015 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of RHP Joe Blanton from Omaha Storm Chasers.
February 13, 2015 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 13, 2015 RHP Joe Blanton assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 15, 2014 Sacramento River Cats released RHP Joe Blanton.
March 31, 2014 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton to a minor league contract.
March 31, 2014 RHP Joe Blanton assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
March 26, 2014 Los Angeles Angels released RHP Joe Blanton.
December 12, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent RHP Joe Blanton.
November 3, 2012 RHP Joe Blanton elected free agency.
August 3, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies traded RHP Joe Blanton to Los Angeles Dodgers for cash.
September 5, 2011 Joe Blanton roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
September 2, 2011 sent RHP Joe Blanton on a rehab assignment to Lakewood BlueClaws.
August 17, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies transferred RHP Joe Blanton from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
May 23, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 16, 2011. right elbow inflammation
May 9, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Joe Blanton from the 15-day disabled list.
April 29, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 24, 2011. Impingement in his right elbow.
May 3, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Joe Blanton from the 15-day disabled list.
April 23, 2010 Lakewood BlueClaws sent RHP Joe Blanton on a rehab assignment to Reading Phillies.
April 20, 2010 Joe Blanton assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws.
April 3, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Joe Blanton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Left oblique strain.
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Joe Blanton Awards and Honors

Joe Blanton  56 P

Joe Blanton
  • Full Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
  • Born: December 11, 1980
  • Age: 38
  • Birthplace: Nashville, TN
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 225
  • Draft: Round 1 (2002, OAK)
  • School: Kentucky
  • MLB Debut: 09/21/2004

Joseph Matthew Blanton... Married, wife's name is LeeAndra; one daughter, Adalia Matea (6/10/09)... 1999 graduate of Franklin Simpson High School (KY)... Attended University of Kentucky... Led the Southeastern Conference and finished 8th among all NCAA Division I pitchers with 133 strikeouts in 2002... Signed by: Rich Sparks... pitched for Vancouver (SS), Modesto (Class A Adv.), Kane County (A) and Sacramento (Triple-A) in the Minors... joined Class A Lakewood (SAL) for rehab in April 2010.