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CASEY BLAKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brian Wilson Presents: The Best of Casey Blake

Casey Blake has retired. While some might think of him as the “veteran presence” the Dodgers acquired for Carlos Santana (Colletti!), Blake had his other moments. Blake did have some good seasons with both Cleveland and Los Angeles, and went to the playoffs with both teams. He was rarely exceptional, but he generally provided good value for a guy who did not become a major-league...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB News: Casey Blake Announces Retirement

Having not won a roster spot with the Colorado Rockies this past spring, former Cleveland Indians third baseman Casey Blake has opted to call it a career. Blake tells the Des Moines Register that, while he has been dragging his feet through most of this year, while he had not announced it yet, he “knew in his heart” that he was done with the game of baseball. “My wife (Abbie...
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May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Longtime Indians player Blake to retire

Veteran infielder Casey Blake said Tuesday he has officially decided to retire after 13 seasons in the major leagues. Blake told the Des Moines (Iowa) Register that he had been leaning toward stepping away for some time. "My wife [Abbie] has been telling people I'm retired, but I've kind of been giving her a look," the 38-year-old said. "But I think I knew...
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Ronald Belisario is back, Casey Blake is not

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...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
December 21, 2011  |  1 Comment

Casey Blake Joins Rockies’ Crowd at Third

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,...
Via Fangraphs
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss
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