Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:30:52 -0700
The San Diego Padres have optioned 1B/OF Kyle Blanks to Triple-A El Paso.
Fantasy Tip: Blanks lost the competition for the final spot on the bench to 1B/OF Tommy Medica, who hit .333 with three home runs and a .561 slugging percentage in 27 spring training games.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:08:16 -0800
The San Diego Padres avoided arbitration with OF Kyle Blanks Friday, Jan. 17, by agreeing to a one-year, $987,000 deal.
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:17:24 -0700
The San Diego Padres have activated 1B/OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, P Anthony Bass was optioned to Triple-A Tucson.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:31:45 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') might be activated from the 15-day disabled list Sunday, Sept. 1, when rosters expand.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:27:56 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') served as the designated hitter in a minor-league rehab game at Triple-A Tucson Sunday, Aug. 25. He is scheduled to play the field Monday, Aug. 26, with the Toros.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 12:20:37 -0700
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson Sunday, Aug. 25.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:11:39 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') ran the bases and took batting practice Friday, Aug. 23, and he will begin a minor-league rehab assignment this weekend with Class A Lake Elsinore or Triple-A Tucson. "If he has legs underneath him, he's playing well and he feels good physically, there's a chance that when we expand (Sept. 1) we bring him up," manager Bud Black said.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:00:08 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') tested his injured Achilles' Monday, Aug. 19, and he felt no pain afterward. He said Tuesday, Aug. 20, that he would like to begin playing minor-league rehab games within the next five to seven days.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:26:48 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') will not do anything through Wednesday, Aug. 14, other than hit and throw. The team wanted him to test his foot running, but the team opted to wait until it returns home Thursday, Aug. 15. "He's feeling better, but we've decided to wait until we get back home," manager Bud Black said Monday, Aug. 12. "The soreness is decreasing."
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 22:15:53 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Kyle Blanks (Achilles') has been sidelined by a sore Achilles' tendon since July 12, and he is not close to returning. "It's bothersome, sore," manager Bud Black said Monday, July 29. "The doctors looked at him today and said it would be a couple of weeks. I'm not sure if that means he'll play in a big-league game in two weeks or if it means he can put on his spikes. Honestly, I don't think he'll be in the lineup in two weeks."