The Toronto Blue Jays have signed catcher Henry Blanco to a $750,000 Major League contract. Blanco played for the Diamondbacks last season in twenty one games, and had a .188 batting average. He had seven RBIs and one home run. He ended his career with the Diamondbacks after they decided to turn down the option to renew his contract for the following season after he tore a ligament in his thumb. He has a lifetime batting average of .277 and that includes more than 920 games and fifteen seasons, and time with the Brewers, Braves, Twins, Cubs, Padres and more.
Henry Blanco has had fifteen years in the majors as of the 2012 season and is originally from Venezuela.He has played in 921 games and has 596 hits in his more than 2620 times at bat. He has a career total of 69 home runs as well and has played for many different teams over the years. Blanco started his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and is regarded by many to be one of the best defensive catchers in baseball. He also has a history with R.A. Dickey of the Blue Jays, since both players were with the Mets in 2010.