6-3, 225lb (190cm, 102kg)
December 11, 1980
in Bowling Green, KY
Draft: Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (24th) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY).
High School: Franklin-Simpson HS (Franklin, KY)
School: University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
September 21, 2004
16,201st in MLB history)
vs. TEX 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
October 1, 2017
vs. PIT 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season
Agents: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry)
Full Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
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