Report: Diamondbacks sign Blanco to minor-league deal

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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.
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