Writing about Melancon & Watson, I noticed this: fWar #Pirates
Watson 61 IP 1.2 WAR
Melancon 63 IP 1.0 WAR
Blanton 18.1 IP 0.5 WAR
On the 10th pitch of the at-bat, Lind homers off Blanton. His 18th. 6-4 Brewers.
First HR Blanton has given up as a Pirate. 19 innings.
Blanton gave up a run in his first Pirates outing when he drilled Byrd. That was his second.
Blanton's scoreless streak ends at eight games and 16.2 innings.
Make that 16.1 scoreless IP for Blanton. Doesn't get credit for that 1st out. Same deal as the Cervelli thing earlier this year.
Hard to overstate how good Joe Blanton has been for the Bucs. #Pirates
Blanton tosses a scoreless 6th and JHay will hit for him to lead off the 7th.
Kolten Wong singles against Blanton. He's been on base three times today.
So then if AJ take’s Locke’s spot, question is who starts other game of the DH on Tuesday Sept 15? Worley, Blanton, Liz or Locke? #Pirates
Get one more out of Frank and give it to Blanton for the 7th and 8th tonight. #Pirates
Not sure why Hughes here instead of Blanton. #Pirates
Joe Blanton will face Herrera, Braun and Lind in the sixth.
Blanton takes over on the hill in the 6th with the Bucs down 2.
Liriano is done. 3 .1 innings, five runs so far. Blanton comes in.
Joe Blanton will take over on the hill in the 3rd with one on, one out and the Bucs down 5-1. http://t.co/r2MRDRzIOv
Joe Blanton takes over in the 8th.
Happ, Blanton and Morse such great cheap pickups by Rumpelstiltskin, I mean Neal Huntington. #Pirates
Morton is done. Nine hits allowed in four-plus innings, lots of hard contact. Blanton in, Bryant on first, no outs in fifth.
Blanton takes over on the hill with one on, no outs and the Pirates down 5-4.
Blanton fails to record an out and Bobby LaFromboise is in to pitch. Cubs lead 9-4.
Pedro-Blanton #InfieldDefense #Pirates This one on Blanton.
Joe Blanton takes over on the mound for your @Pirates in the bottom of the 7th. Rockies still holding a 4-2 lead.
Joe Blanton earned second win in two days, now 5-0 with 1.82 ERA, 1.079 WHIP, 34 SO, 4 unintentional BB for #Pirates
Joe Blanton takes over on the hill in the 4th.
Solid three scoreless innings from Blanton. One hit, one walk, four strikeouts.
Bobby LaFromboise starts the 8th & Joe Blanton finishes it to keep it 3-1 Reds here at PNC.