Blanco stays with Phillies for $3 million, 1-year contract

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Infielder Andres Blanco is staying with the Philadelphia Phillies, agreeing to a $3 million, one-year contract.

Blanco appeared in 90 games for the Phillies this year and hit .253 with 15 doubles, four home runs and 21 RBIs. He made $1.45 million.

The 32-year-old led the Phillies with 15 pinch hits over the last two seasons.

Blanco first signed with the Phillies organization in March 2012. Philadelphia designated left-handed pitcher David Rollins for assignment to make room on its 40-man roster.

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