Casey Blake

Colorado Rockies #7 - Third Base

  • Born: 08/23/73
  • Age: 40
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 205

Update on Santana's attempt to play 3B

Cleveland Indians catcher Carlos Santana is playing in the Dominican Winter League in an effort to make himself a viable third baseman for the Tribe in 2014, now that Yan Gomes looks to be the team's primary backstop.

Irrational Hatred: American League Central

There are good reasons to dislike crummy players — they're crummy, that's usually reason enough. But sometimes you just can't stand a player for reasons having nothing to do with his on-field performance. Sometimes it's irrational.

Dodgers sign Rojas, Retherford, Melgarejo as NRIs

The minor league contracts given to the left-handed pitcher and two infielders bring the total number of non-roster invitees to Dodgers' major league camp in spring training to 11.

Yasiel Puig out of AFL with staph infection

The much anticipated Arizona Fall League debut of Yasiel Puig on Tuesday won't happen, nor will his participation in the six-week league. The 21-year old Cuban outfielder has been sidelined with a staph infection in his right elbow.

Hanley Ramirez Trade: Dodgers Get The Reward Without The Risk

The Dodgers acquired Hanley Ramirez for a minor-league reliever, their #3 prospect, and the willingness to absorb a contract. Welcome to the New Dodgers.

Elian Herrera Finds A Home At Top Of Dodgers Lineup

With eight players currently on the disabled list, the Dodgers have had to adjust on the fly with their roster, especially this month. In May alone, four players who started the month in Triple A Albuquerque have totaled 82 plate appearances with the Dodgers. Chief among them is Elian Herrera, who has stepped right in and has become a fixture in the Dodger lineup.

The Worst Trade Of The Past 5 Years (Not That One)

James McDonald is pitching pretty well for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Lets take a minute to realize how unlikely that should have been in the first place.

Casey Blake Makes Retirement Official

Well, it looks like we won't have Casey Blake to kick around any more. Blake, 38, who played for the Dodgers last season and went to camp this spring with the Rockies but didn't win a roster spot,...

Casey Blake Retires After Being Released By Rockies In March

Veteran infielder Casey Blake has retired from the game of Baseball after the Rockies released him in March.

Cleveland Indians Extend Carlos Santana

The Cleveland Indians have announced that they have extended catcher Carlos Santana this morning. The deal spans over five years with a club option for 2017, and it will give Santana $21 million. T...

Opening Day Lineup Notes - I don't know, Third Base!

Appropriately, the third entry in this now popular short series is about third base. Now, anyone who follows baseball, let alone the Dodgers, knows that third base is the home for the popular line...

Colorado Rockies Release Casey Blake

The Rockies announced the unconditional release of veteran third baseman Casey Blake yesterday, reports Thomas Harding of MLB.com. On the mend from a neck injury that kept him out of much of the...

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