Philies sign Victorino, Blanton to extensions

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PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The National League champion Philadelphia Phillies have signed contract extensions with All Star outfielder Shane Victorino and starting pitcher Joe Blanton, reported Thursday, citing sources.

Victorino agreed to a three-year contract extension worth $22 million, which would keep him under contract with the Phillies through 2012, the website reported.

He hit .292 with 39 doubles, 13 triples, 10 home runs and 62 RBIs last season while earning his second consecutive Gold Glove.

Blanton and the club agreed to a three-year, $24 million extension. The right-hander was 12-8 with a 4.05 ERA last season.

(Writing by Steve Ginsburg in Washington; Editing by Nick Mulvenney)