Blanton pulled from start vs. Rockies
Phillies right-hander Joe Blanton was scratched minutes from his
start against Colorado on Thursday night because of soreness in his
Kyle Kendrick started in Blanton’s place and allowed two homers
to Jason Giambi in the first three innings. Blanton missed two
starts with an elbow injury earlier this season, and was 1-1 in two
starts after returning from the disabled list.