Casey Blake #1

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/205

Casey Blake MLB Career Stats

.264 167 616 36 .778

Casey Blake Bio

  • Full Name: William Casey Blake
  • Born: 8/23/1973 in Des Moines, IA
  • Draft: 1996, Toronto Blue Jays, 7th rd. (189th overall)
  • College: Wichita State
  • Debut: August 14, 1999
  • Ret., Final Game: 8/31/2011
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MLB Career Stats 4500 644 1186 167 616 36 .264 .336 .778


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Casey Blake Awards

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/06/2003 Cleveland AL
05/27/2007 Cleveland AL

Indians Frank Gibbons/Steve Olin Good Guy Award

Year Team League
2004 Cleveland AL

Casey Blake Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2004 28 16th in AL
2005 23 24th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2004 88 22nd in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2004 .486 25th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2004 93 23rd in AL
2009 84 25th in NL


Season BB Rank
2004 68 21st in AL


Season 2B Rank
2003 35 22nd in AL
2004 36 20th in AL
2007 36 23rd in AL


Season 3B Rank
2009 6 19th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2004 152 20th in AL
2007 156 15th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2004 587 19th in AL
2007 588 21st in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2004 668 17th in AL
2007 662 18th in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2004 285 20th in AL


Season SO Rank
2003 109 16th in AL
2004 139 5th in AL
2005 116 18th in AL
2007 123 15th in AL
2009 116 24th in NL
2010 138 17th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2003 9 5th in AL
2004 8 12th in AL
2005 5 25th in AL
2007 5 24th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2003 10 19th in AL
2005 10 14th in AL
2007 10 14th in AL
2010 8 14th in NL

Casey Blake Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 27, 2012 Colorado Rockies released 3B Casey Blake.
January 5, 2012 Colorado Rockies signed free agent 3B Casey Blake.
October 30, 2011 3B Casey Blake elected free agency.
July 30, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Casey Blake from the 15-day disabled list.
July 28, 2011 sent 3B Casey Blake on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
July 3, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers placed 3B Casey Blake on the 15-day disabled list. Arthritic neck.
May 27, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Casey Blake from the 15-day disabled list.
May 23, 2011 sent 3B Casey Blake on a rehab assignment to Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 29, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers placed 3B Casey Blake on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 25, 2011. Left elbow infection
April 6, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers activated 3B Casey Blake from the 15-day disabled list.
March 30, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers placed 3B Casey Blake on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2011. Lower back pain.

William Casey Blake Bio Info

William Casey Blake...he and his wife Abbie have five kids: Bailey (6/14/01), Lauren (7/14/03), Dana (9/27/06), George (3/27/09) and Mady (2/16/11)... in February 2009, he donated $1 million to the Indianola School district...was a 1992 graduate of Indianola (IA) High School, where he played baseball, football, basketball and ran track...was the 2004 recipient of the Gibbons/Olin "Good Guy Award", presented by the Cleveland chapter of the BBWAA for his professional and courteous manner with the media...his brother Ben was selected by the Indians in the 32nd round of the 1992 draft...signed by Toronto scout Mark Snipp...played his college ball at Wichita State University from 1993-96...was inducted to the Pizza Hut Shocker Hall of Fame in 2003...was a Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball FirstTeam Freshman All-American in 1993, when Wichita State lost to LSU in the championship game of the College World Series...was named the third baseman on the All-Tournament Team...was a Baseball America Third-Team All-American in 1995...after his senior season in 1996, when he hit 22 homers with 101 RBI, was named a 2nd-Team All-American by Baseball America and a Third-Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball...also earned Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year honors in 1996, when for the third straight year he was named to the All-Missouri Conference First Team...was named the third baseman on Wichita State's 25-Year Anniversary Team...earned CoSIDA Academic All-American honors in 1994 (Second Team) and 1995 (First Team). 2011 In his fourth season with the Dodgers (third full season), hit .252 with 10 doubles, a triple, 4 HR and 26 RBI in 63 games...Limited to just 63 games by three DL stints (3/22-4/6 (back), 4/25-5/27 (left elbow infection), 7/3-30 (cervical strain) and had season-ending neck surgery on 9/6...Was productive in the clutch, batting .291 with runners in scoring position (16-for-55) and hitting .275 with runners on base (25-for-91)...batted .290 from the seventh inning and later (18-for-62)...Batted .283 (15-for-53) against left-handers and .242 (36-for-149) against righties...Committed just six errors over 383.2 innings in 45 starts at third base (.946 fielding percentage)...the Dodgers went 26-19 in his starts at the hot corner...After starting the season late due to a back injury, opened the campaign with a six-game hitting streak and hit safely in 11 of his first 14 games at a .321 (17-for-53) clip prior to going on the DL with a left elbow infection on 4/25...Batted over .290 in three months, hitting .321 in April, .313 in May and .293 in August...Hit .288 (17-for-59) with six doubles, a triple, a home run and 13 RBI in 19 games against NL West competition. 2010 Batted .248 with 17 homers and 64 RBI in 146 games...hit 28 doubles and scored 56 runs over 509 at bats...Hit .314 (44-for-140) vs. left-handed pitchers, which ranked 20th in the NL and led the Dodgers...His 17 home runs ranked third on the club... was the eighth consecutive season he hit at least 10 homers...Batted .296 (21-for-71) with runners in scoring position and two outs...His best month came in August when he batted .283 with three homers and 16 RBI...Had 11 homers and 39 RBI on the road, but hit just .236...batted .260 at Dodger Stadium...Appeared in 139 games at third base (134 starts), which was his most since appearing in 145 in 2007...Has appeared in 878 games at the hot corner, which ranks 12th among all active third basemen...Ranked fifth among NL third basemen with 352 total chances and sixth with 257 assists...ranked ninth with 15 errors and sixth with a .957 fielding percentage...Since 2003 his 112 home runs as a third basemen rank ninth among current National Leaguers...Cracked career home run No. 150 on May 18 vs. Houston...Batted .361 (13-for-36) with six doubles, two homers and nine RBI during his season high-tying nine-game hitting streak from Aug. 20-30...also hit in nine-straight contests from May 25-June 2, batting .306 (11-for-36)...Had two multi-homer games in 2010...the first came on April 24 at Washington and the second on Sept. 28 at Colorado...Slugged his first grand slam as a Dodger and fifth of his career to help power the Dodgers to a 6-2 victory on Aug. 27 at Colorado...Had a season-high three hits on nine different occasions and a season-best four RBI three separate times...Became the first Dodger to start back-to-back Opening Days at third base since Adrian Beltre (2002-04). 2009 Finished the year hitting .280 • with 18 homers, 79 RBI, 25 doubles and 84 runs scored...his 63 walks were the most in a season since drawing a career-high 68 free passes in 2004...Ranked fourth on the team in homers, RBI, doubles and runs scored...finished just two RBI shy of his 2008 total...his .363 on-base percentage was the best of his career...the 84 runs were his most scored since a career-best 93 in 2004...Was the Dodgers' sixth different Opening Day third baseman in the last six years (2004-09)...the others were Blake DeWitt, Wilson Betemit, Bill Mueller, Jose Valentin, and Adrian Beltre...Hit .320 vs. left-handers and .270 vs. righties...hit an impressive .340 in close and late situations...six of his 18 home runs came from the seventh inning on...Hit .285 before the All-Star break and .274 thereafter...Appeared in 139 games overall, including 134 at third base, two at first, and two in left field...Excelled on defense, making only 10 errors...among all Dodger third basemen with 175 or more career games played, ranks first with a .976 fielding percentage, ahead of Dave Anderson (.970), and John Kennedy (.967)...After hitting only .243 in the season's opening month, batted .353 with 18 RBI in May, his best month of the year...His three-run homer in the sixth inning on May 19 vs. the Mets was the difference in a 5-3 win...Collected a season-high four RBI on June 14 at Texas...cracked a double and a homer in the contest...Had a season-high 10-game hitting streak from July 29-Aug. 9 during which he hit .463 (19-for-41)...His single in the bottom of the ninth on July 25 vs. Florida gave the Dodgers their 10th walk-off win of the season...Cracked a season-high four hits, going 4-for-5 with a double and two runs scored on July 30 in St. Louis...His seventh-inning single on Sept. 13 at San Francisco off Brad Penny gave him career hit No. 1,000...Played in just 12 September games due to a tight left hamstring...still managed to hit .378 (14-for-37) with two home runs during the month. 2008 Batted .274 with 21 homers, 81 RBI and 71 runs scored in a combined 152 games with the Dodgers and Indians...hit .251 with 12 doubles, 10 homers, and 23 RBI in 58 regular-season games with the Dodgers after being acquired from Cleveland on July 26 for two minor leaguers, catcher Carlos Santana and right-handed pitcher Jon Meloan (cash considerations were also included in the deal)...the Dodgers went 34-26 after he joined the team...Matched his career high with 36 doubles (also in 2004, 2007 with Cleveland)...starting July 26, his 10 home runs ranked second on the club to Manny Ramirez's 18...His .985 fielding percentage at third base starting July 26 was the best in the National League over that span and was second among Major League third basemen behind Jack Hannahan's .991 percentage with Oakland...started at third base in 56 of the Dodgers' 60 final regular-season games...Overall with the Indians and Dodgers, started 130 games at third and 19 games at first...also made one appearance at shortstop with Cleveland (June 25 vs. San Francisco) and one regular-season appearance at second base with the Dodgers (July 31 vs. Arizona)... started at first base twice with the Dodgers: Aug. 8 at San Francisco and Aug. 20 vs. Colorado...Batted .310 (44-for-142) with runners in scoring position...was hitting .393 (33-for-84) with runners in scoring position at the time of the trade, which ranked fourth in the American League and the Majors...batted .190 (11- for-58) with men in scoring position with the Dodgers...Batted .354 (23-for-65) in 18 Interleague games...hit .306 (125-for-408) in 114 night games and just .172 (22-for-128) in 38 day games...17 of his 21 homers came off righthanded pitchers...Hit his fourth career grand slam on April 22 at Kansas City off Gil Meche...established a career high with four strikeouts on May 1 vs. Seattle (an 11-inning game)...matched his career high with seven RBI on June 2 at Texas (also July 5, 2003 at Minnesota)...also had two homers on June 2 for his eighth career multihomer game...went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in his Dodger debut on July 26 vs. Washington...hit his first home run in a Dodger uniform on Aug. 2 off Arizona's Yusmeiro Petit at Dodger Stadium...hit .267 (8-for-30) with a homer and four RBI...started at third base in each of the Dodgers' eight postseason games...hit a solo homer in the sixth inning of Game 4 of the NLCS vs. Philadelphia, snapping a 3-3 tie (the Dodgers would lose 7-5). 2007 Matched his career high with 159 hits and 36 doubles, batting .270 in a career-best 156 games with Cleveland...also belted 18 homers and logged 78 RBI...started the season as the club's first baseman/reserve outfielder before taking over at third base in late April after an injury and option of Andy Marte...Made 145 starts at third base and five at first base...also started seven games in right field...Had a career-high 26-game hitting streak from May 20-June 17, the longest hitting streak in the AL in 2007 and tied for the seventh longest in franchise history with Dale Mitchell (1953)...batted .317 (33-for-104) with seven homers and 18 RBI during the tear...was the longest by an Indian since Sandy Alomar's 30-game tear in 1997...Ranked third on the team with 81 runs scored and 123 strikeouts...finished tied for third with Grady Sizemore on the club in RBI...Hit his third career walk-off homer on Sept. 14 vs. Kansas City off David Riske...hit his fourth career walk-off homer three nights later, Sept. 17 vs. Detroit off Zach Miner...In the postseason, batted .256 (11-for-43) with three doubles, a homer, and four RBI in 11 games...started all 11 contests at third base...hit .316 (6-for-19) in five games of the ALCS against Boston...hit a solo home run as part of Cleveland's seven-run fifth inning in Game 4 of the ALCS. 2006 Hit .282 with 20 doubles, 19 homers, and 68 RBI despite being limited to 109 games due to a pair of injuries...was on the DL from June 15-July 12 with a strained left oblique and again from Aug. 8-24 with a sprained right ankle...Raised his average 41 points from .241 in 2005...was leading the AL in hitting through games of May 20 with a .366 average (53-for-145)...Made 93 starts in right field and seven at first base...Suffered his strained left oblique during batting practice prior to a June 14 game at the New York Yankees...was reinstated from the DL on July 13 after a two-game rehab stint with Double-A Akron and Single-A Lake County...Suffered his sprained right ankle on Aug. 5 at Detroit, sliding back into second base after a lineout...was hitting .310 (89-for-287) at the time of that injury...Had four two-homer games: May 12 vs. Detroit, May 2 at Minnesota, July 31 at Boston, and Sept. 30 vs. Tampa Bay...Had a 15-game hitting streak from May 1-May 18, when he batted .426 (23-for-54) with five homers and 12 RBI...Hit his third career grand slam on April 7 vs. Minnesota off Kyle Lohse...clubbed his fourth career grand slam on Sept. 25 vs. Chicago White Sox off Boone Logan...that grand slam was the Major League-record-tying 14th by the Indians...hit an inside-the-park home run July 25 vs. Detroit, the fourth by an Indian at Jacobs Field. 2005 With 23 homers, topped the 20-homer mark for the second straight year after clubbing a career-best 28 in 2004...started 132 games in right field, six at third base, and four at first base...Batted leadoff for the second time in his career May 9 at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim...enjoyed his third career two-homer game September 7 at Detroit. 2004 In his second full season in the Major Leagues, established career highs with 159 hits, 36 doubles, 28 homers, 88 RBI, and 91 runs scored with Cleveland...all remain career highs...Was the Indians' every-day third baseman...ranked fourth among AL third basemen in homers, RBI, and runs scrored...his 28 homers were the most by an Indians third baseman since Travis Fryman clubbed 28 in 1998...Led AL third basemen with 26 errors...tied for fifth in the AL with 139 strikeouts...10 of his homers came in a 30-game span from May 25-June 25...batted .322 (37-for-115) with 26 RBI in that stretch...led the Indians with seven homers and 21 RBI from August 28 to season's end...Suffered a right hamstring injury May 9 at Baltimore, and went on to miss a three-game series at Boston May 10-12...Led the AL with 4.26 pitches per plate appearances...led the Indians with 25 hits with runners in scoring position and two outs (.281, 25-for-89)...Hit a pair of walk-off homers: May 14 vs. Tampa Bay and May 28 vs. Oakland...matched his career high with five hits Aug. 4 at Toronto, going 5-for-6 and falling a homer shy of the cycle...connected for his second career two-homer game Aug. 29 vs. Chicago White Sox. 2003 In his first full season in the Majors, batted .257 with 35 doubles, 17 homers, and 67 RBI in 152 games as Cleveland's every-day third baseman...led the Indians in hits (143), doubles, and games played...started 136 games at third base and 12 at first base...Was the AL Player of the Week for the week of June 30-July 6, when he batted .375 (12-for-32) with four homers and 14 RBI...hit his first career grand slam in the first game of a June 30 doubleheader at Kansas City off Kris Wilson...had a career-high five hits and a career-best seven RBI July 5 at Minnesota. 2002 eturned to the Minnesota organization after a late-season waiver claim stint with Baltimore in 2001, and spent the majority of the year with Triple-A Edmonton...batted .306 with 19 homers and 58 RBI...led the club with 24 steals...Enjoyed one stint with the Twins from May 10-23 while regular third baseman Corey Koskie was on the disabled list...started five games at third base, and appeared three times at first base before being outrighted back to Edmonton...With Edmonton, had a 16-game hitting streak from July 1 through the first game of a July 20 doubleheader (.419, 26-for-62)...also finished the season with a 16-game streak from Aug. 15-Sept. 2 (.397, 25-for-63). 2001 Began the year with Triple-A Edmonton, and enjoyed one stint with the Twins from June 7-July 20...was claimed off waivers by Baltimore on Sept. 21...Went 7-for-22 (.318) with two RBI in 13 games with the Twins, and 2-for-15 (.133) with a homer and two RBI in six games with the Orioles...With Edmonton, hit .343 (34-for-99) with runners in scoring position...had a 20-game hitting streak from April 17-May 8, batting 418 (33-for-79) with 12 RBI. 2000 Began the year with Toronto's Triple-A Syracuse club, was designated for assignment on 5/19, and claimed off waivers by Minnesota on 5/23...reported to Triple-A Salt Lake, where he hit .317 with 12 homers and 52 RBI in 80 games...batted .356 (42-for-118) with nine homers and 29 RBI in his final 33 games from 8/1-9/15 and was recalled to the Twins on 9/16 for the stretch run. 1999 Made his Major League debut with Toronto, appearing in a combined 14 games over two late-season stints...started eight games, all at third base...played in four games during his first stint from 8/13-19...went 0-for-3 in his debut on 8/14 vs. Oakland...was recalled on 9/3 for the remainder of the season...singled off John Burkett for his first hit, 8/29 vs. Texas...hit his first home run on 10/2 at Cleveland off Jim Brower...began the year with Triple-A Syracuse, where he hit .245 with 22 homers and 75 RBI and was named a midseason International League All-Star...was named the Best Defensive third baseman in the IL by Baseball America. 1998 Was named the third baseman on the Florida State League Postseason All-Star team after batting a league-leading .350 with Single-A Dunedin...also ranked fourth in the league with a .547 slugging percentage and fifth with a .409 on-base percentage...was promoted on 7/21 to Double-A Knoxville, where he hit .372 with 38 RBI in 45 games...finished third in minor league baseball with 183 hits overall...had a 31-game hitting streak from 6/28-8/1, and reached base safely in 60 consecutive games from 6/28-9/2...both were minor league highs for the season. 1997 Spent the entire year with Single-A Dunedin, and hit .238 with seven homers and 39 RBI in 129 games. 1996 Made his pro debut with Single-A Hagerstown after being selected by Toronto in the seventh round of the First-Year Player Draft.