BLAKE LALLI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brewers 4, Giants 3

Rarely used, Blake Lalli quickly showed he was totally prepared. On the first pitch, the pinch-hitter lifted a long single in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the San Francisco Giants 4-3. ''He was in looking at videos, he was looking at the pitcher throw and he knew what he wanted to do with the first pitch,''...
Via Fox Sports
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers' Lalli displays pop at crucial moment

MILWAUKEE -- It wasn't Blake Lalli's first Major League hit, but it certainly was his most memorable to date. Pinch hitting in the ninth inning with the bases loaded with one out in a tie game, Lalli jumped on the first pitch from Giants reliever Santiago Casilla and lofted a fly ball over the head of left fielder Gregor Blanco that easily scored pinch runner Josh Prince...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hart moves to 60-day DL, Lalli called up

The Milwaukee Brewers have selected the contract of catcher and first baseman Blake Lalli from Triple-A Nashville, filling the void on the roster created by placing left-hander Chris Narveson on the 15-day disabled list earlier in the day. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Lalli, the Brewers moved first baseman Corey Hart to the 60-day disabled list. The Brewers need a...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs, A's agree to Recker-Lalli deal

The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher and first baseman Blake Lalli. Recker was a member of Oakland's opening day roster but was sent to Triple-A Sacramento after hitting .129 in 31 at-bats over 13 games. Recker has hit .146 in 18 big league games overall, while he's put up a .273 average with 98 homers in...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs get Anthony Recker from A's for Blake Lalli

The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher and first baseman Blake Lalli. Recker was a member of Oakland's opening day roster but was sent to Triple-A Sacramento after hitting .129 in 31 at-bats over 13 games. Recker has hit .146 in 18 big league games overall, while he's put up a .273 average with 98 homers in...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs call up Lalli, demote Volstad

Chicago Cubs have selected the contract of catcher Blake Lalli from Class AAA Iowa and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Volstad to the same club, the Cubs announced Friday. Lalli, 29, who was signed as an undrafted rookie in 2006, has never played in a major-league game. He has hit .298 with 36 homers and 274 RBIs in 591 minor-league games. He was hitting .178 with three homers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 16 Thread - Wells vs. Cueto

Cubs break their 6-game losing streak on the strength of Maholm's pitching and a 2-out, 4-run rally in the 2nd. In the minors, Iowa loses 12-7. Sappelt goes yard, Rizzo goes 2/5 with  3 RBI's, Jackson 2/5 with a double and a K. Coleman pitched well enough, 6 IP, 2 ER and 7 K but 4 BB's. The bullpen blew up though, Corpas and Beliveau giving up 9 runs in 2 innings. It...
Via Cub Reporter
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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