Report: Diamondbacks sign Blanco to minor-league deal

The Sports Xchange
The SportsXchangeDecember 21, 2013


The Arizona Diamondbacks signed veteran catcher Henry Blanco to a minor-league contract, according to Baseball America.
Blanco, 42, had a batting line of .142/.228/.246 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 134 at-bats over 50 games combined with the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners this year. He also played for the Diamondbacks in 2011-12.
Blanco has a shot to back up starter Miguel Montero next year.