San Francisco Giants OF Gregor Blanco came into the 2012 season probably wondering what AAA team could use him as an everyday player. The last thing he could have thought was he would be the Giants everyday LF throughout their run to the World Series Championship. While guys like Pablo Sandoval, Buster Posey and Marco Scutaro led the Giants to their victory, Blanco remained a constant as he manned LF. He did what could have been expected from him, just play good defense and get a hit or two.
Though Blanco did not stand out in the World Series, much attention should be brought to what happened to Blanco since he came up with the Atlanta Braves in 2008. He made his debut as a pinch runner in the opening game of the season that year, and remained a solid forth OF on that Braves team. He hit .251, 1, 38 with 13 SB in 144 games coming off the bench. He also had an impressive 74 walks, resulting in a .366 OBP, 115 points above hi