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+ Washington Nationals Status: Active (MLB)


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Biography Data
Positions: P-451
Proper Name: Joseph Matthew Blanton
Born: December 11, 1980 (36.282)
Place Nashville, Tennessee
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 220 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Franklin-Simpson (Franklin,KY)
College: University of Kentucky
Drafted: 2002 -- 1st round (24th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 21,2004 (23.284)
Service Time:10.158 (2016)
TBC Player ID:21429
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-06-11 - Washington Nationals - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]OAK #3 [2004]MLB #43 OAK #2 [2003]OAK #10
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($4m) by Washington Nationals (2017-03-02)
Organizations:OAK, PHI, LAN, ANA, KCA, PIT, WAS
Signed by:Rich Sparks
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (26.50%) -- Changeup (17.91%) -- Slider (16.93%) -- Sinker (16.54%) -- Cutter (12.36%) -- Curveball (9.18%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.56%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 90.32 - [2016] - 91.03 - [2015] - 90.6 - [2013] - 89.35 - [2012] - 90.16 - [2011] - 89.14 - [2010] - 89.44


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  • Pitch-level Analysis is available from 2010.
  • Pitch Summary as Pitcher
    YearPitch TypeCountPitch ShareAvg SpeedStrikesBallsStrike%First PitchSwing MissSwing Miss%CalledFouledIn Playvs LHBvs RHBHABAVGHR
    2017Slider24233.4786.141538963.22%483414.05%31394920.6679.341446.3044
    2017Fastball20728.6390.321476071.01%482311.11%31573634.3065.701343.3022
    2017Changeup12016.685.75754562.50%192520.83%13112672.5027.50717.4121
    2017Curveball7910.9379.43413851.90%4722.53%219958.2341.771045.2222
    20172-Seam Fastball658.9990.48461970.77%18913.85%15121024.6275.38617.3531
    2017unknown101.380.006460.00%300.00%00640.0060.0003.0000
    2016Slider54242.4186.0837017268.27%9411320.85%72899521.4078.602188.2393
    2016Fastball26520.7491.031937272.83%65207.55%53714927.5572.451562.2421
    2016Curveball18714.6379.881018654.01%114189.63%5492052.4147.5917100.1703
    2016Changeup14711.586.08727548.98%92214.97%8182474.8325.1707.0000
    2016Sinker1219.4791.25903174.38%3186.61%26332128.9371.07229.0690
    2016Intent Ball161.2576.920160.00%400.00%000100.000.0004.0000
    2015Fastball30926.7390.602159469.58%102258.09%60696039.8160.192594.2663
    2015Slider30326.2183.8719810565.35%776822.44%47424129.7070.301274.1622
    2015Sinker24921.5490.751707968.27%78124.82%47446550.2049.802377.2991
    2015Changeup17014.7185.261036760.59%242816.47%14332881.1818.82422.1820
    2015Cutter645.5484.87491576.56%151625.00%1091446.8853.13314.2141
    2015Curveball413.5577.79182343.90%924.88%66465.8534.1519.1110
    2015Intent Ball171.4767.050170.00%400.00%00076.4723.5304.0000
    2015unknown20.1787.751150.00%100.00%0010.00100.00111.0000
    2015Pitchout10.0987.9010100.00%000.00%0100.00100.0000-0
    2013Fastball80136.0689.3556024169.91%243364.49%17917217250.0649.9472235.30610
    2013Changeup59826.9283.1337822063.21%9712420.74%457613269.5730.431986.2214
    2013Sinker26111.7589.131709165.13%9941.53%60456065.1334.873490.3783
    2013Curveball1988.9176.751108855.56%76115.56%43262874.7525.252572.3474
    2013Cutter1798.0685.291265370.39%412715.08%28304019.5580.451239.3083
    2013Slider1747.8381.47967855.17%55126.90%28203523.5676.441850.3605
    2013Pitchout50.2382.303260.00%000.00%12080.0020.0000-0
    2013Intent Ball40.1866.77040.00%000.00%000100.000.0000-0
    2013unknown10.050.0010100.00%000.00%010100.000.0000-0
    2012Fastball71724.590.1648323467.36%202365.02%19911113544.6355.3751192.2668
    2012Cutter59220.2387.4240818468.92%1626310.64%10910513052.3647.6430154.1955
    2012Sinker51617.6390.2933717965.31%167214.07%1297411149.6150.3942160.2638
    2012Changeup50017.0883.1733316766.60%10910721.40%456711170.0030.0037104.3564
    2012Slider30610.4582.632198771.57%833611.76%74456233.6666.341981.2352
    2012Curveball2709.2277.3117010062.96%78269.63%54355460.3739.632775.3602
    2012Intent Ball200.6862.920200.00%500.00%00060.0040.0005.0000
    2012Pitchout30.184.232166.67%100.00%10133.3366.6701.0000
    2012unknown30.10.0030100.00%2133.33%1010.00100.0012.5000
    2011Sinker16928.7488.771175269.23%6531.78%49194533.7366.272163.3333
    2011Cutter9916.8486.31673267.68%3488.08%15192561.6238.38730.2330
    2011Changeup9616.3382.08613563.54%161818.75%8171855.2144.79516.3131
    2011Fastball9115.4889.14642770.33%2844.40%19132735.1664.84827.2961
    2011Slider8814.9781.30583065.91%271921.59%11131330.6869.32724.2920
    2011Curveball457.6575.29232251.11%1024.44%77737.7862.2248.5000
    2010Fastball66724.2889.4445121667.62%218243.60%13812915547.9852.0251205.2497
    2010Sinker59221.5589.2938420864.86%168132.20%12810013943.0756.9351162.3157
    2010Cutter49217.9188.0131517764.02%150326.50%859410370.3329.6739139.2814
    2010Changeup43515.8481.9929414167.59%818619.77%53688660.0040.002074.2702
    2010Slider29810.8582.032138571.48%896120.47%47416218.7981.213084.3572
    2010Curveball2398.777.041538664.02%563213.39%50284145.1954.811551.2945
    2010unknown130.470.000130.00%300.00%0007.6992.3103.0000
    2010Intent Ball100.3659.370100.00%100.00%00030.0070.0001.0000
    2010Pitchout10.0488.6010100.00%000.00%0000.00100.0000-0

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