According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Phillies have signed RHP Troy Marks, C Matt Hitt, 2B Shawn Williams, SS Miguel Abreu, and SS Andres Blanco.
Marks, 23, is a 6’5 righty who attended the University of Nevada. As a member of the Wolfpack, he earned WAC All-Academic team distinction He went undrafted in 2012.
Hitt, 23, is a 6’0 catcher who hit...
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Blanco Signed:The Phillies infield has more injuries than a MASH unit during the Korean War. Last week Joe Thurston was signed for depth and now Andres Blanco has been added as well. The 27 year old switch hitter is best suited for SS and 2nd base, but he's manned 3rd and some outfield too. In 6 seasons with the Cubs, Royals, and Rangers he's hit .255/.634 in 235 games. He...
Blanco was signed for some depth (District Sports Page)Roy Halladay threw 45 pitches today before a rain delay sent him to the showers for the day in the Blue Jays 8-5 win over the Phillies. Hector Luna played second base and continued his tear, going 2-for-4 with an RBI. John Mayberry finally hit his first home run of the spring.As you know, Halladay will start the regular season...
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Backup infielder Andres Blanco is among five players that the American League champion Texas Rangers outrighted off their 40-man roster after each cleared waivers.
The Rangers also outrighted infielder Esteban German and right-handers Omar Beltre, Eric Hurley and Merkin Valdez on Wednesday.
Blanco wasn't on the postseason roster after missing six weeks during the season because...
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November 02, 2011