Really? Angels sign Joe Blanton to a two year deal. Really?!?

by Bill Chuck on December 6, 2012

According to both Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, Joe Blanton has signed a two-year deal with the Angels.

Mike DiGiovanna in the LA Times reports that the Angels and the 31-year old veteran right-hander have agreed to terms on a two-year, $15-million deal with an option for a third year.

Blanton has an 83-75 career record and 4.37 earned-run average during his nine-year career in which he has pitched for the Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies and Dodgers.

Joe Blanton…Really?

Year Tm W L W-L% ERA GS CG IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP
2008 TOT 9 12 .429 4.69 33 0 197.2 211 110 103 22 66 111 1.401
2009 PHI 12 8 .600 4.05 31 0 195.1 198 89 88 30 59 163 1.316
2010 PHI 9 6 .600 4.82 28 0 175.2 206 104 94 27 43 134 1.417
2011 PHI 1 2 .333 5.01 8 0 41.1 52 23 23 5 9 35 1.476
2012 TOT 10 13 .435 4.71 30 2 191.0 207 106 100 29 34 166 1.262
9 Yrs 83 75 .525 4.37 228 8 1434.2 1539 740 697 170 378 978 1.336
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 12/6/2012.

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