Dairon Blanco

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Dairon Blanco LaMadrid

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 170 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Dairon Blanco played in the Cuban Serie Nacional from 2012-13 to 2015-16, mostly with Camagüey, before defecting. He won a Gold Glove in 2014-2015. The next year, he tied Roel Santos for the most steals (29) while pacing the loop with eight triples.

He resumed his playing career in 2018, with the Stockton Ports of the Oakland Athletics organization, after having been signed as a free agent on April 2nd. On July 27, 2019, he was one of two minor leaguers sent to the Kansas City Royals by the A's in retirn for P Jake Diekman, the other being Ismael Aquino.

He made his major league debut with the Royals on May 20, 2022, starting in center field and batting 9th against the Minnesota Twins. He went 1 for 2 before giving way to pinch-hitter Kyle Isbel in the 7th.

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