The Phillies have re-signed 28-year old switch-hitting 2B/SS Andres Blanco to a minor league deal. Blanco played in 120 games in AAA-ball for the Phillies last year and he was 97 of 413 (.235 avg, .648 OPS) with 47 runs scored, 10 homers, 40 RBIs and 6 stolen bases. He last played in the majors back in 2011 with the Rangers. He has now played in 235 games in his first six years in the majors and he is 151 of 591 (.255 avg, .634 OPS) with 65 runs scored, 3 homers, 47 RBIs and 1 stolen base. Blanco will likely start the 2013 season in AAA-ball for the Phillies.