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BLAKE DEWITT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braves place DeWitt on 15-day DL

The Braves have placed infielder Blake DeWitt on the 15-day disabled list and recalled right-hander David Carpenter from Triple-A Gwinnett. DeWitt has lower back soreness, an injury that limited him to just 48 games last season between the major leagues and minor leagues in the Chicago Cubs' organization. He is 1 for 3 in four games for Atlanta after beginning the season with...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The DeWitt Options

IF-OF Blake DeWitt was Designated for Assignment on Sunday to make room on the Cubs 25-man roster for LHP Travis Wood, and so DeWitt has been removed from the Cubs MLB Reserve List (40-man roster), although he will continue to accrue MLB Service Time while he is on the Designated List. The Cubs now have ten days to decide his fate. While many Cub fans couldn't care less and...
Via Cub Reporter
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Cardenas

The Cubs claimed infielder Adrian Cardenas off waivers today from the Oakland A's, where he was outrighted to make room for Johnny Gomes. To make room on the 40-man, the Cubs DFA'd Blake DeWitt. Before we get to Cardenas, if I'm reading this correctly, the Cubs most likely cost themselves up to $1.1M? I believe they're on the hook for DeWitt's salary, when they...
Via Cub Reporter
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs DFA DeWitt, claim Cardenas

The Chicago Cubs essentially swapped out utilitymen today by claiming former Oakland Athletics minor leaguer Adrian Cardenas, and designating Blake DeWitt for assignment. DeWitt was actually a former top Dodgers prospect, OPSing .728 in his rookie year of 2008 while starting at third base. He spent most of 2009 in AAA, and in 31 games as a bench player in the majors, he OPSed just...
Via The Outside Corner
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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