Thursday, July 30, 2009

2008 Topps Update & Highlights #UH228 Joe Blanton

1 day away . . . The Phillies Room counts down to the Trade Deadline

July 17, 2008: Joe Blanton acquired from the Oakland Athletics for Adrian Cardenas, Josh Outman and Matthew Spencer

Joe Blanton was the final piece of the pitching puzzle resulting in the Phillies' 2008 World Series title. The Phillies were 9-4 in Joe's 13 starts following his acquisition from the A's. The team also won all three games Joe started in the Postseason.

1 comment:

Dinged Corners said...

Joe rocks. Good guy, good pitcher. The Phillies are lucky to have him and I imagine they'll keep him.