Blanton allows 2 HRs in Double-A loss

Updated: April 28, 2010, 9:55 PM ET
Associated Press

READING, Pa. -- Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Joe Blanton allowed two home runs in five innings Wednesday night in a rehab outing for Double-A Reading.

Blanton is on the disabled list while recovering from an oblique strain in spring training.

Reading lost 5-2 to Harrisburg. Blanton gave up all five runs on a pair of homers.

Blanton said he feels good and ready to return to the Phillies' rotation. This was the third rehab start for the 29-year-old Blanton. He ...

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