MLB News: The Atlanta Braves placed backup infielder Blake DeWitt on the 15-day disabled list due to a lower back strain. Playing in only four games in 2013, he is a career .257 hitter in 1,119 major league at-bats.
Fantasy Ramifications: DeWitt has no fantasy baseball value, even in the deepest of league formats. – FFLockerRoom
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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...
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April 20, 2013
Carpenter gives the Braves 13 pitchers
The Braves have placed infielder Blake DeWitt on the disabled list with a lower back strain. DeWitt has played in 4 games this season for the Braves and has one hit in 3 at bats.
DeWitt joins Braves players Christian Martinez, Freddie Freeman, Brian McCann, Jonny Venters, and Brandon Beachy on the injured list.
Right handed pitcher David Carpenter...
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...
The Cubs have DFA'd Blake DeWitt and re-caled Travis Wood who will start today against the Dodgers. I don't believe Berselius published a projection for Wood, but Oliver did project him to be worth 2.5 WAR at the time the Cubs traded Sean Marshall for him. Wood has had mixed results so far at Iowa. [...]
Second baseman Blake DeWitt cleared waivers on Saturday and has until Feb. 22 to decide whether to sign with the Chicago Cubs as a non-roster invitee.DeWitt batted. 265 with five home runs and 26 RBIs in 121 games for the Cubs last season.The 26-year-old was designated for assignment on Feb. 6 to make room for second baseman Adrian Cardenas on the Cubs' 40-man roster.
After the surprise signing of Todd Coffey, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a decision to make in regards to the 40-man roster, and Ken Gurnick reports that the Dodgers decided to designate Russ Mitchell for assignment. —– In other news, Blake DeWitt was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, and while he hardly set
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...
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...
The Chicago Cubs designated infielder Blake DeWitt for assignment on Monday.