Joe Blanton - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Joe Blanton Cole shuts down Nationals as Pirates roll to 6-1 win PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole spent the last six weeks stringing together dominant performance after dominant performance with little to show for it, thanks to a Pittsburgh Pirates offense that always seemed to sputter whenever their ace's turn in the rotation came up. Yet Cole tried to stay upbeat, stressing that if he kept doing his job eventually the l... Thu, 18 May 2017 06:18:00 GMT 2017-05-18T06:18:00Z Joe Blanton, Nationals finalize $4 million, 1-year contract WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Setup man Joe Blanton and the Washington Nationals finalized a $4 million, one-year contract on Thursday. The 36-year-old right-hander was a free agent after pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016, when he went 7-2 with a 2.48 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 80 innings across 75 regular-season appearances. He was 1-0 and allowed only one hit in fi... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 17:05:00 GMT 2017-03-02T17:05:00Z AP source: Joe Blanton, Nats agree to $4M, 1-year contract WASHINGTON (AP) — Setup man Joe Blanton and the Washington Nationals agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Tuesday because the agreement had not been announced. The 36-year-old Blanton was a free agent after pitch... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 20:57:00 GMT 2017-02-28T20:57:00Z Person familiar with deal: Holland, Rockies strike $7M deal The Colorado Rockies were in need of another arm to shore up a beleaguered bullpen. Greg Holland just wanted a chance as he comes back from elbow reconstruction surgery. Maybe, this could be a great save for both. The right-hander agreed to a $7 million, one-year contract with the Rockies, a person familiar with the deal told The Associ... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 23:26:00 GMT 2017-01-25T23:26:00Z