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Tuesday Apr 15 |

Touch 'Em All: Report: Blanton may retire

Former Phillie Joe Blanton, who was released by Anaheim at the end of spring training, is considering retirement, the Orange County Register reported Monday on its website.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Halo Hangout

Report: Joe Blanton Has Retired

That's right, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, Joe Blanton has retired.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics


Joe Blanton has retired from baseball

Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that pitcher Joe Blanton has retired from baseball.


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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Oakland Athletics

A's sign veteran Blanton to Minor League deal

The A's added pitching depth by way of a familiar face on Monday, reuniting with right-hander Joe Blanton on a Minor League deal.


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Oakland Athletics Sign Joe Blanton to minor league deal

The 33-year-old right-hander was released by the Los Angeles Angels last week after posting a 7.08 ERA in five games including four starts in Cactus League play.


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Thu Mar 27, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Darvish fine, DL still likely

The Rangers said ace right-hander Yu Darvish has no structural damage in his stiff neck but likely will begin the season on the disabled list.


Related Topix: Sports, Yu Darvish, Baseball Players, Tanner Scheppers, Louis Coleman, Salvador Perez, Jeremy Affeldt

The Campbell Reporter

Sports digest: Free agent Kevin Frandsen is added to Washington Nationals roster

Frandsen, 32, was cut earlier this spring by Philadelphia. The San Jose native is a career .259 hitter in seven seasons with the Phillies, Los Angeles Angels and Giants.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kevin Frandsen, Clayton Kershaw, Yu Darvish, Tanner Scheppers

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Baseball Notebook: Angels eat $8.5 million by releasing Joe Blanton

Los Angeles Angels fans won't have Joe Blanton to kick around anymore. The Angels released the right-hander Wednesday and ate the remaining $8.5 million on his contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Garrett Richards, Jered Weaver, Mark Trumbo, Tyler Skaggs

Halo Hangout

Los Angeles Angels Release Joe Blanton, Eat $8.5 Million Left on Contract

Apr 22, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels pitcher Joe Blanton watches from the dugout during the game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium.


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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Jerry DiPoto could be on the hot seat in 2014

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are trying to bounce back from a 3rd place finish in the AL West from a year ago.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Prince Fielder, Corey Hart, Josh Hamilton

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

Angels acquire potential starter Alvarez from Tigers

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Detroit Tigers needed help at shortstop, and the Angels took advantage of that need to fortify their pitching depth.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players, Jose Alvarez, Matt Shoemaker