|Dec. 16 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET20:23 GMT4:23 1:23 PM MST3:23 PM EST3:53 PM VEN0:23 UAE (+1)2:23 PM CT-The Rangers announced the signing of Blanks on Tuesday.
Analysis: The two parties agreed on a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
|Dec. 2 5:55 PM PT6:55 PM MT7:55 PM CT8:55 PM ET20:55 ET1:55 GMT9:55 6:55 PM MST8:55 PM EST9:25 PM VEN5:55 UAE (+1)7:55 PM CT-Oakland declined to tender contracts to first baseman Kyle Blanks and outfielder Andrew Brown by Tuesday night's deadline.
Analysis: The pair become free agents Wednesday.
|June 24 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Blanks has a muscle tear and will be out longer than expected. He's been transferred to the 60-day DL and isn't expected back this season.
Analysis: Blanks had been nursing a calf injury. Look for Nate Freiman to be around for quite a while.
|May 15 11:29 AM PT12:29 PM MT1:29 PM CT2:29 PM ET14:29 ET18:29 GMT2:29 11:29 AM MST1:29 PM EST1:59 PM VEN22:29 UAE1:29 PM CT-The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Jake Goebbert on Thursday in a deal that sent Blanks to the Oakland Athletics. The Padres also will get another player to be determined or cash in the deal.
Analysis: Blanks played in five games with the Padres this season, going 2 for 10.
|May 6 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET0:11 ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST11:41 PM VEN8:11 UAE11:11 PM CT-The San Diego Padres recalled Blanks from Triple-A El Paso on Monday in an attempt to help revive their struggling offense.
Analysis: Blanks, who has played parts of the last five seasons with San Diego, hit nine homers in 83 at-bats for El Paso and is expected to add punch to a Padres lineup that came into Monday's games ranked last in the majors in several offensive categories.