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HENRY BLANCO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blanco becomes D-backs coach

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Monday released veteran catcher Henry Blanco from his contract and as expected subsequently added him to their coaching staff. The D-backs attempted to find a place in the majors for Blanco, 42, after deciding on Tuffy Gosewisch as their backup catcher. As much as the D-backs would have liked to accommodate Blanco's desire to play one more season, they...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

D-Backs release Blanco, then hire him as coach

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have released catcher Henry Blanco from his minor league contract and added him to the team's major league coaching staff.
Via FOXSports.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Early-riser Blanco having a strong spring

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It is 5 a.m. and Henry Blanco has beaten dawn in order to beat himself up once again. Blanco is one of several Diamondbacks who participates in an insane, hour-long workout at Salt River Fields just about every morning. To Blanco, it is as necessary as the blocking drills or swings he takes in the batting cage. "I think it is keeping me in baseball," said Blanco...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs spring preview: Catchers

Third in a series of previews leading up to the start of the Diamondbacks' spring training camp in Scottsdale. Who's back Miguel Montero returns as the full-time starter after claiming the job in 2009. Former Arizona State receiver Tuffy Gosewisch, whose nine-year road to the majors ended when he was promoted from Class AAA Reno on Aug. 1, is the only other catcher on the 40-man...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs sign Hudson, Blanco to minor league deals

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Friday announced the return of old friends Daniel Hudson and Henry Blanco, each signed to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Both were integral parts in the Diamondbacks' run to the NL West title in 2011.The D-backs also announced the acquisition of right-hander A.J. Schugel and outfielders Brandon Jacobs and Todd Glaesmann...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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