Gregor Blanco

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Gregor Blanco
Gregor Blanco on July 10, 2014.jpg
Blanco with the San Francisco Giants
Free Agent – No. 7
Born: (1983-12-24) December 24, 1983 (age 37)
Caracas, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left
March 30, 2008, for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average.257
Home runs14
Runs batted in159
Stolen bases80
Career highlights and awards

Gregor Miguel Blanco Pedraza (born December 24, 1983[1]) is a Venezuelan professional baseball player. He is an outfielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Gregor Blanco was the center fielder and leadoff hitter for Tiburones de La Guaira in Venezuela. He hit .315 (178 AB) in the 2006–07 season. In the 2007-2008 season, he hit .345 (229 AB). In the 2008-2009 season, he hit .349. He eventually was sent to the majors because of Jordan Schafer's struggles.

References[change | change source]

  1. Tommy Bennett; Colin Wyers; et al, Baseball Prospectus 2011 : The Essential Guide To The 2011 Baseball Season (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2011), p. 220
  2. Henry Schulman (21 September 2014). "SF GIANTS UPDATE: Why Dominguez? Bochy explains". The Splash, Hearst Communications, Inc. Retrieved 24 September 2014.