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Blanton rises to task

Pitcher Joe Blanton of the Phillies blasts a solo home run off Tampa Bay flame-thrower Edwin Jackson in the fifth inning. Pitcher Joe Blanton of the Phillies blasts a solo home run off Tampa Bay flame-thrower Edwin Jackson in the fifth inning. (Bradley C. Bower/Bloomberg News)
By Nick Cafardo
October 27, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA - Back in July, Phillies executives Pat Gillick and Ruben Amaro Jr. tried like the dickens to obtain CC Sabathia from the Indians, but their offer fell short of the Milwaukee Brewers' final package. (Full article: 1011 words)

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