Posted December 20, 2011 on
Tuesday the Rockies held a press conference to announce the Michael Cuddyer signing and the club added that terms have been agreed upon with veteran third basemen Casey Blake for a one year deal. Over the last three and a half years with the Dodgers Blake has a .260/.338/.431 batting line and 107 adjusted-OPS (OPS+). The deal guarantees Blake $2 million with another $1 million in incentives.
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Casey Blake is reportedly joining the Rockies on a non-guaranteed, one-year deal worth up to $3 million. At first glance, it doesn’t seem like too much money — and the Rockies are a perpetual contender in a weak division — so blocking a cheaper prospect might not be of the utmost concern. It’s a small, short deal that fills a need.
What is notable about the move, though,...
The Colorado Rockies signed free-agent third baseman Casey Blake to a one-year, $2 million contract.
The deal, announced Tuesday, is pending a physical.
The 38-year-old Blake was limited to only 63 games last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers because of injuries.
Blake is a .264 career hitter with 167 home runs and 616 RBIs.
The Rockies appear to be stocking up on potential third basemen entering the 2012 season. Colorado has reportedly agreed to terms with 37 year old 3B/1B Casey Blake. Blake was a solid bat for the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers when he was healthy. His last full season was in 2010 when he hit .248/.320 with 28 doubles and 17 homeruns. While signing Blake isn’t going...
Well, Ronald Belisario is finally going to be back in the country after acquiring his work visa, allowing him to pitch for the Dodgers once again.However, he will first have to serve a 25-game suspension from Major League Baseball. From the L.A. Times' blog post:"The suspension falls under the "drug of abuse" standard rather than a "stimulant" standard...
Casey Blake is thrilled to have his name in this edition of Offseason Notes.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes.
1. Assorted Headlines
2. Prospecting: John Sickels’ Top-20 List for Boston
3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: Miami Television
Colorado Signs Third Baseman Blake
The Colorado Rockies have signed 38...
The Rockies have signed 38-year old righty swinging 3B Casey Blake to a 1-year, $2 million dollar deal. Blake played in 63 games for the Dodgers last year and he was 51 for 202 (.252 avg, .713 OPS) with 32 runs scored, 4 homers, 26 RBIs and 1 stolen base. He has now played in 1,265 games in his first 13 years in the majors and he is 1,186 of 4,500 (.264 avg, .778 OPS) with 644...
MINNEAPOLIS Michael Cuddyer spent his entire 11-year big league career with the Minnesota Twins. But as he entered free agency this offseason, a tough decision had to be made.Instead of staying with the team that drafted him ninth overall in 1997, Cuddyer opted to sign with the Colorado Rockies. But as he leaves behind the only big league team he really knows, Cuddyer said he does...
Veteran third baseman and utility man Casey Blake has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Rockies, general manager Dan O'Dowd announced Tuesday during outfielder Michael Cuddyer's introductory news conference at Coors Field.
Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd says outfielder Michael Cuddyer is a perfect fit in Colorado.
DENVER (AP) -- Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd says outfielder Michael Cuddyer is a perfect fit in Colorado.
The Rockies unwrapped an early Christmas present Tuesday, presenting free-agent acquisition Michael Cuddyer as the ultimate teammate and a man of 24-karat character.