The Phils welcome newcomer Jerome Williams with a victory, powered by Andres Blanco three-run home run, as they defeat the Mariners, 4-1. The Phils took the lead in the bottom of the third as, with two men on, and with two men out, Marlon Byrd hits an RBI double, knocking in Carlos Ruiz, who had […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jerome Williams took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, Andres Blanco hit his first homer in three years, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 in an interleague game Monday night.
Making his second start since joining the Phillies, Williams (1-0) allowed one run and three hits in seven-plus innings.
Mariners rookie Roenis Elias (9-10...
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29 days ago
Did you ever expect to see a headline like this? Yeah, me either. So, the Phillies were looking to rebound from a 1-4 road trip out west by hosting a west coast team from the American League in the Seattle Mariners. Just 2-7 against them all-time, the Phillies were looking...
Phils Get Prospect:Last week the Phillies sent Roberto Hernandez to the Dodgers for the infamous Player To Be Name Later, two of them at that. The first player now has a name, and that name is Jesmuel Valentin, who is the son of former big leaguer Jose Valentine. Jesmuel was a 1st round pick in 2012 and is currently playing at Single-A as a 20 year old. In 3 minor league seasons...
Chris Branch I believe had it first but the Phillies have invited infielder Andres Blanco to spring training. Blanco was in the Phillies system in 2012 playing the entire season in Lehigh Valley before being released early into spring training last season as Yuniesky Betancourt was making a strong case...
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...
Hot News for 2B Andres Blanco
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...
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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