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Andres Blanco

31-Year-Old Second Baseman – Philadelphia Phillies

2015 Stats

AVG

.292

HR

7

RBI

25

R

32

SB

1

2016 RotoWire Projections

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Last season was the best season of Blanco's career. He posted career highs in all statistical categories primarily because it was the first time he had ever exceeded 200 major league at-bats in a se...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 196   DOB: 4/11/1984   BORN: Urama, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Andres Blanco Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Phillies in December of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

December 2, 2015  –  Andres Blanco News

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Andres Blanco Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 20 AA WIC 94 359 324 34 80 12 10 2 0 21 7 6 18 45 8 2 7 .247 .299 .290 .589
2005 21 A HIG 3 10 10 0 5 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 .600 1.100
2005 21 AA WIC 9 41 37 5 7 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 3 7 1 0 0 .189 .250 .270 .520
2005 21 AAA OMA 35 129 114 13 29 7 4 2 1 9 2 0 10 23 2 0 3 .254 .331 .351 .682
2005 21 MAJ KAN 26 86 79 6 17 1 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 5 4 2 1 .215 .220 .241 .460
2006 22 AAA OMA 88 319 283 30 67 15 9 4 2 20 6 4 21 41 5 1 9 .237 .309 .318 .627
2006 22 MAJ KAN 33 96 87 9 21 5 4 1 0 9 0 1 5 14 3 0 1 .241 .290 .310 .601
2007 23 R AZL 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2007 23 AAA OMA 28 107 97 8 19 2 2 0 0 8 0 0 5 12 3 2 0 .196 .231 .216 .447
2008 24 AAA IOW 102 330 298 30 85 11 8 2 1 36 9 3 15 31 9 3 5 .285 .327 .336 .663
2009 25 AAA IOW 64 258 230 30 70 25 17 2 6 29 6 1 17 28 3 5 3 .304 .353 .474 .827
2009 25 MAJ CHN 53 138 123 15 31 9 8 0 1 12 0 2 8 14 6 0 1 .252 .303 .341 .644
2010 26 MAJ TEX 68 185 166 17 46 11 10 1 0 13 0 2 11 24 3 2 3 .277 .330 .349 .679
2011 27 AAA ROU 6 25 22 3 5 3 3 0 0 5 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 .227 .320 .364 .684
2011 27 MAJ TEX 36 82 76 9 17 5 3 0 2 3 0 1 4 14 2 0 0 .224 .263 .342 .605
2012 28 AAA LEH 120 461 413 47 97 25 14 1 10 40 6 5 39 77 3 4 2 .235 .301 .346 .647
2014 30 AAA LEH 45 155 137 16 33 6 6 0 0 11 3 5 13 25 2 1 2 .241 .314 .285 .599
2014 30 MAJ PHI 25 53 47 4 13 6 5 0 1 3 0 0 2 6 4 0 0 .277 .306 .447 .753
2015 31 MAJ PHI 106 261 233 32 68 32 22 3 7 25 1 1 21 44 3 0 4 .292 .360 .502 .862
3-Year Averages     65 156 140 18 40 18 13 1 4 14 0 0 11 25 3 0 2 .286 .346 .479 .825
Career  (View All)     366 968 871 101 232 73 54 8 11 75 2 10 56 127 26 4 11 .266 .317 .385 .702

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Andres Blanco Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 Mia 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .360 .502 .862
Oct. 3 Mia 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .362 .502 .864
Oct. 3 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .293 .364 .502 .866
Oct. 2 Mia Did not play.
Oct. 1 NYM 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .361 .502 .863
Sep. 30 NYM 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .359 .487 .846
Sep. 29 NYM Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Was 6 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .356 .480 .836
Sep. 26 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .353 .465 .818
Sep. 25 @Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .354 .469 .823
Sep. 24 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .361 .478 .839
Sep. 23 @Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .367 .488 .855
Sep. 22 @Mia 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .366 .490 .856
Sep. 20 @Atl 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .360 .493 .853
Sep. 19 @Atl 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .358 .495 .853
Sep. 18 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .360 .495 .855
Sep. 16 Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .362 .500 .862
Sep. 15 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .364 .505 .869
Sep. 14 Was 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .369 .514 .883
Sep. 13 ChC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .373 .519 .892
Sep. 12 ChC 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .370 .517 .887
Sep. 11 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .301 .372 .517 .889
Sep. 11 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .375 .526 .901
Sep. 10 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 9 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .377 .529 .906
Sep. 8 Atl 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .379 .532 .911
Sep. 7 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .374 .518 .892
Sep. 4 @Bos Did not play.
Last 7 Days 10 3 4 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .455 1.000 1.455
Last 14 Days 35 5 10 3 0 2 6 5 4 1 0 0 0 2 .286 .375 .543 .918
Last 30 Days 68 9 17 5 1 2 7 5 13 1 0 1 0 2 .250 .311 .441 .752

Andres Blanco: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 1 22 36 10
2014 5 10 6
2011 5 6 23 1 1
2010 40 9 16 1
2009 40 15

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Andres Blanco Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20158610380.349.570.974
2014263000.308.423.731

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015147224171.259.463.798
2014211130.238.476.781

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015107204111.299.542.912
2014233130.174.391.600

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015126123140.286.468.821
2014241000.375.500.900
Andres Blanco Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 20 AA WIC 359 324 5% 12.5% 0.40 86% .287 .043
2005 21 A HIG 10 10 0% 10% 0.00 90% .556 .100
2005 21 AA WIC 41 37 7.3% 17.1% 0.43 81% .207 .081
2005 21 AAA OMA 129 114 7.8% 17.8% 0.43 80% .311 .097
2005 21 MAJ KAN 86 79 0% 5.8% 0.00 94% .230 .026
2006 22 AAA OMA 319 283 6.6% 12.9% 0.51 86% .271 .081
2006 22 MAJ KAN 96 87 5.2% 14.6% 0.36 84% .288 .069
2007 23 R AZL 2 2 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2007 23 AAA OMA 107 97 4.7% 11.2% 0.42 88% .224 .020
2008 24 AAA IOW 330 298 4.5% 9.4% 0.48 90% .316 .051
2009 25 AAA IOW 258 230 6.6% 10.9% 0.61 88% .327 .170
2009 25 MAJ CHN 138 123 5.8% 10.1% 0.57 89% .278 .089
2010 26 MAJ TEX 185 166 5.9% 13% 0.46 86% .324 .072
2011 27 AAA ROU 25 22 12% 12% 1.00 86% .263 .137
2011 27 MAJ TEX 82 76 4.9% 17.1% 0.29 82% .250 .118
2012 28 AAA LEH 461 413 8.5% 16.7% 0.51 81% .267 .111
2014 30 AAA LEH 155 137 8.4% 16.1% 0.52 82% .295 .044
2014 30 MAJ PHI 53 47 3.8% 11.3% 0.33 87% .300 .170
2015 31 MAJ PHI 261 233 8% 16.9% 0.48 81% .335 .210
3-Year Averages     156 140 7.1% 16% 0.44 82% .324 .193
Career     968 871 5.8% 13.1% 0.44 85% .302 .119

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2015 Stat Review for Andres Blanco    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.292 AVG
GREAT
81% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.335 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.502 SLG
GREAT
.210 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.48 BB/K
GOOD
8.0% BB Rate
AVERAGE
16.9% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.862 OPS
GREAT
.360 OBP
GREAT

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Andres Blanco: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Blanco (personal) made a pinch hitting appearance in Wednesday's win over the Mets.

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Blanco missed Tuesday's game due to the birth of his child, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Blanco was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup, Stephen Gross of The Morning Call reports.

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Blanco will play shortstop and serve as the Phillies' leadoff hitter in Saturday's game against the Braves, Jake Kaplan of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Blanco is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Braves, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Blanco will see his playing time reduced with the Phillies planning to give Cody Asche the majority of the starts at third for the rest of the season, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Blanco is out of the lineup Sunday against the Red Sox, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Blanco is not in the lineup Friday against the Red Sox, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Blanco went 2-for-4 with a double Sunday at Miami.

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2011

Blanco appeared in 68 games for Texas, largely as an injury fill-in for Ian Kinsler throughout the season, and hit about as well (.277/.330/.349) as one could expect from the career journeyman. He'll enter the season as Texas' primary utility infielder where his playing time figures to weigh heavily on the ability of the oft-injured Kinsler to stay on the field.

2010

Blanco has always been slick with the glove, but his bat never developed in equal proportion. Last year, he hit well in 227 Triple-A at-bats, but given his age in 2009 (25) and the small sample, we wouldn't get too excited. He'll vie for a role backing up Ryan Theriot at shortstop.

2007

At 23, Blanco isn't completely written off, but the clock is ticking. The Royals have gushed about his fielding ability for years, but it's hard to play a guy with little speed, little power and a career .625 OPS in the minors. September labrum surgery and the follow-up rehabilitation likely doomed Blanco to another year in Triple-A Omaha.

2006

After watching Ruben Gotay butcher second base and not hit for much of the season, the Royals finally called up Blanco in September and fell in love with the former shortstop. That love ends with his glove, because Blanco's offensive talent hovers under the Mendoza line at its peak. He can win the starting second base job in Kansas City if he can just hit a little. With his masterful defense, that's all the Royals expect.

2005

Blanco is a defensive wizard who has shown no propensity to hit as well has he showed in his short 2004 stint in Kansas City. He has a career batting average of .255 and has yet to hit a professional home run. His impressive defense and surprising hitting had some considering moving Angel Berroa to third, but the Royals are adamant that Blanco needs to develop as a hitter before he becomes a part of the long-term plan. Blanco will fight Tony Graffanino for the second-base job in 2005.