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Joe Blanton is walking away from baseball?

I'm not 100% this true but it is being reported by a few websites tonight that Blanton is retiring. I liked that the club had signed Joe and thought he was a decent inning eater option should we have more injuries to the starting rotation this season.

http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/13/joe-blanton-has-retired-from-baseball/

" Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that pitcher Joe Blanton has retired from baseball. Blanton had made two starts for Triple-A Sacramento in the Athletics organization, allowing seven runs (six earned) in 10 2/3 innings. "

Best of luck to Joe if he really is walking away from pitching.

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