The Philadelphia Phillies have sent right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later or cash considerations, according to a report. The Dodgers claimed Blanton off of waivers which triggered the trade.
Blanton, 31, was just 8-9 this season for the Phillies with an ERA of 4.59. His ERA went down down a little in the month of July despite picking up three losses. Blanton will see a familiar face in Shane Victorino when he gets to Los Angeles. The Phillies sent Victorino to the Dodgers on Tuesday. Both players can become free agents after the season.
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