• Blue Jays sign Blanco, 41, to one-year contract

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 11, 2013
    Blanco also has some history with the Blue Jays' new ace, knuckleballer R.A. The Toronto Blue Jays and catcher Henry Blanco have agreed to terms on a one-year, $750,000 non-guaranteed contract. Blanco played in 21 games for the D-backs last season and batted .188 with one home run and seven RBIs. Pitching to Blanco, Dickey compiled a 2.52 ERA over 50 innings in seven games. In 15 major league seasons, Blanco has hit .227 with 69 home runs and 284 RBIs with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, New York Mets and Diamondbacks. The 41-year-old veteran has appeared in 921 games over 15 big league seasons with the Dodgers, Rockies, Brewers, Braves, Twins, Cubs, Padres, Mets and Arizona, compiling a lifetime .227 batting average.

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