Andres Blanco returning to Phillies in 2017
Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Phillies have re-signed infielder Andres Blanco to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Blanco missed a portion of the second half of this past season with a broken index finger, but has been a solid utility player for the Phillies over the past three seasons. He'll be 33 for the 2017 campaign.
After a career-high .863 OPS in 2015, Blanco fell back to earth with a .721 mark last season. He slashed .253/.316/.405 across 209 plate appearances, recording a .313 wOBA and .153 ISO with 21 RBI's.
- Franklin Gutierrez in left field for Los Angeles June 22nd, 2017
- Joc Pederson on Dodgers' bench on Thursday June 22nd, 2017
- Dodgers starting Enrique Hernandez on Thursday June 22nd, 2017
- Corey Seager out of lineup for Dodgers on Thursday June 22nd, 2017
- Mets' T.J. Rivera heads back to the bench on Thursday June 22nd, 2017
- Dodgers' Chase Utley out of lineup on Thursday June 22nd, 2017
- Aaron Altherr out Thursday for Philadelphia June 22nd, 2017
- Cameron Rupp in the Phillies' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon June 22nd, 2017
- Daniel Nava back in the Phillies' lineup against St. Louis June 22nd, 2017
- Odubel Herrera batting third for Philadelphia June 22nd, 2017
- Andres Blanco starting for Philadelphia against the Cardinals June 22nd, 2017
- Howie Kendrick out of the Phillies' lineup on Thursday June 22nd, 2017