PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed ex-San Francisco Giant Gregor Blanco to a minor league contract.
The 33-year-old outfielder hit .224 with one home run and 18 RBIs, 10 doubles and four triples in 104 games with the Giants last season.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Fighting for Inclusion, Detroit's Place in Civil Rights History
That was down significantly from his 2015 statistics, when he hit .291.with five homers in 115 games.READ MORE: Karen Carter, and Others Metro Detroiters Chipped In To Help Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Radiothon
Blanco began his major league career with Atlanta in 2008. He was traded to Kansas City during the 2010 season. Blanco spent the last five years with San Francisco.
In eight major league seasons, Blanco hit .258.MORE NEWS: Granholm Confirmed By Senate To Be Next Energy Secretary
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