Joseph Matthew Blanton
Born: December 11, 1980 in Bowling Green, KY
High School: Franklin-Simpson HS (Franklin, KY)
School: University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (24th pick) of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed July 20, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 21, 2004 (Age 23.285, 16,200th in MLB history) vs. TEX 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Phillies/Angels/Pirates/Royals/... 2004-2015
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$4M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 9.158, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) [*]
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