Blake DeWitt #33

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 5' 11"/195

Blake DeWitt MLB Career Stats

.257 21 135 7 .705

Blake DeWitt Bio

  • Full Name: Blake Robert DeWitt
  • Born: 8/20/1985 in Sikeston, MO
  • Draft: 2004, Los Angeles Dodgers, 1st rd. (28th overall)
  • High School: Sikeston, MO
  • Debut: March 31, 2008
  • Ret., Final Game: 4/19/2013
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MLB Career Stats 1119 118 288 21 135 7 .257 .324 .705


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FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Vero Beach FSL

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Season 3B Rank
2010 5 19th in NL

Blake DeWitt Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 17, 2013 Atlanta Braves released 3B Blake DeWitt.
April 20, 2013 Atlanta Braves placed 3B Blake DeWitt on the 15-day disabled list. Lower back strain.
April 7, 2013 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of 3B Blake DeWitt from Gwinnett Braves.
December 1, 2012 Atlanta Braves signed free agent 2B Blake DeWitt to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 4, 2012 2B Blake DeWitt elected free agency.
September 4, 2012 Iowa Cubs activated 2B Blake DeWitt from the 7-day disabled list.
July 28, 2012 Iowa Cubs placed 2B Blake DeWitt on the 7-day disabled list.
June 16, 2012 Iowa Cubs activated 2B Blake DeWitt from the 7-day disabled list.
May 25, 2012 Iowa Cubs placed 2B Blake DeWitt on the 7-day disabled list.
May 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs sent 2B Blake DeWitt outright to Iowa Cubs.
May 6, 2012 Chicago Cubs designated Blake DeWitt for assignment.
April 4, 2012 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Blake DeWitt from Iowa Cubs.
February 16, 2012 Chicago Cubs sent Blake DeWitt outright to Iowa Cubs.
February 6, 2012 Chicago Cubs designated Blake DeWitt for assignment.
July 31, 2010 Chicago Cubs Traded LHP Ted Lilly and 2B Ryan Theriot to Los Angeles Dodgers; Los Angeles Dodgers Traded Blake DeWitt to Chicago Cubs; Chattanooga Lookouts Traded RHP Kyle Smit to Tennessee Smokies and Great Lakes Loons Traded RHP Brett Wallach to Peoria Chiefs.
October 26, 2009 Blake DeWitt roster status changed by Los Angeles Dodgers.
October 7, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned 3B Blake DeWitt to the minor leagues.
September 14, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Blake DeWitt from Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 27, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Blake DeWitt to Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 16, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Blake DeWitt from Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 11, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Blake DeWitt to Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 5, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Blake DeWitt from Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 16, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Blake DeWitt to Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 7, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Blake DeWitt from Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 30, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Blake DeWitt to Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 17, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled 3B Blake DeWitt from Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 13, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Blake DeWitt to Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 13, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Blake DeWitt to Albuquerque Isotopes.

Blake Robert DeWitt Bio Info

Blake was acquired from the Dodgers with two minor leaguers, July 31, 2010, for P Ted Lilly and INF Ryan Theriot...was designated for assignment, February 6, 2012, and outrighted to Triple-A Iowa, February 20...Owns a career .260 average (283-for-1,087) with 51 doubles, 11 triples, 21 homers and 134 RBI since making his big league debut in 2008 with the Dodgers...Boasts a .290 career batting average (58-for-200) off southpaws...In his career, has appeared at second base (173 games), shortstop (two games), third base (124 games) and made his debut in the outfield in 2011, playing 23 contests in left field (17 starts)...In 2011, his 10 pinch-RBI ranked tied for third in the majors...Made the Opening Day roster in 2008 after originally not being invited to big league camp during Spring Training...Was the club's Opening Day third baseman in 2008, but ended the year as the team's everyday second baseman...Prior to 2008, had not played above Double-A level...On November 20, 2008, was featured speaker at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce's November luncheon, where he was presented a key to the city by Mayor Mike Marshall...Was the Dodgers first round pick (28th overall) in the 2004 draft...Was named a Baseball America First-Team All-American after his senior season at Sikeston, hitting .558 with 15 homers and 48 RBI...Participated in the 2011 Cubs Caravan. 2011 In his first full season with Chicago, Blake hit .265 (61-for-230) with 11 doubles, four triples, five homers, 26 RBI and 21 runs scored in 121 games...Made 17 starts in left field (his first career action in the outfield), 15 starts at second base and eight starts at third base...Was 14-for-64 (.219) with a home run and 10 RBI as a pinch-hitter...his 10 pinch-RBI ranked tied for third-most in the majors while his 14 pinch-hits ranked fourth...Hit .283 (47-for-166) when he either started or entered the game as a defensive replacement...Batted .406 (13-for-32) against left-handed pitching compared to a .242 mark (48-for-198) against righthanders...Was 19-for-69 (.275) with three homers and 15 of his 26 RBI with two outs in an inning...Posted a .314 May batting average (11-for-35), a .281 August mark (9-for-32) and .276 average (8-for-29) in September...Went 3-for-3 (1.000) with a double and six RBI with the bases loaded...Hit a game-winning, two-run pinch-double in the eighth inning, April 2 vs. Pittsburgh...Got the start at second base, May 7 vs. Cincinnati, and belted his first homer of the season, a solo shot off Bronson Arroyo...came around to score the game-winning run in the ninth inning after delivering a single earlier in the frame...Made his first career appearance in the outfield, May 12 vs. St. Louis...came off the bench to play left field (0 TC)...Went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs, May 26 vs. the Mets, marking his second multi-hit effort of the season - also May 7 vs. Cincinnati...Took over for Alfonso Soriano in left field in the second inning, May 30 vs. Houston...recorded three knocks (3-for-4, 3B, RBI) for the first time since September 27, 2010...Posted a season-high, five-game hitting streak, May 30-June 4 (7-for- 18/.389)...Hit safely in 11 of 13 contests, May 30-June 12, batting .333 (17-for- 51) with four doubles, two triples two RBI and three runs scored during the stretch...Recorded four multi-hit efforts in seven games, June 22-29...July 7 in Washington, belted a three-run pinch-homer with two outs in the sixth inning to cut Chicago's deficit to 8-6 in an eventual 10-9 win over the was his first homer since May 7 vs. Cincinnati...Belted homers in three of six starts, August 4-29 (August 4 at PIT, August 7 vs. CIN and a three-run shot off Tim Lincecum, August 29 at SF)...Roped a bases-loaded, pinch-hit, two-run single in the ninth inning, September 27, extending Chicago's lead to 6-2 over the Padres. 2010 Blake was acquired by Chicago, along with two minor league hurlers, from the Dodgers, July 31, for Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot ... combined to hit .261 (115-for-440) with 24 doubles, five triples, five homers and 52 RBI in 135 games between the Dodgers and Cubs. ... Completed his first full season in the big leagues by hitting .250 (46-for- 184) with nine doubles, a triple, four homers and 22 RBI in 53 games for the Cubs following the trade. w Appeared in 48 games (46 starts) at second base for the Cubs, recording a .976 fielding percentage (5 E/212 TC). ... Overall, hit .314 (49-for-156) in day games compared to a .232 average (66-for-284) in night games. ... Hit .295 (18-for-61) in 21 July contests, and followed that up with a .280 average (26-for-93) in August. ... Posted seven hitting streaks of five or more games, including a careerhigh seven-gamer, April 15-23, while with the Dodgers. ... Batted .338 (24-for-71) with three doubles, three home runs and 12 RBI in his first 22 games for Chicago through August 23 ... hit .119 (8-for- 67) in his next 19 contests, August 24-September 17. ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and a RBI in his Cubs debut, August 1 in Colorado. ... Belted a game-winning, three-run homer to right in the sixth inning, September 3 vs. the Mets. ... Hit .429 (9-for-21) with three doubles, a triple and three RBI in a fivegame hitting streak September 21-27. ... With the Dodgers, batted .270 (69-for-256) with 15 doubles, four triples, one homer, 30 RBI and 29 runs scored in 82 games. ... With Los Angeles, made 78 appearances at second base (76 starts), with a .980 fielding percentage (7 E/358 TC). ... Had a career-high four hits, including two doubles with three RBI, May 2 vs. Pittsburgh ... June 7 vs. St. Louis, drove in a career-high five runs thanks in part to a three-run homer off P.J. Walters. 2009 Made Dodgers' Opening Day roster and in six different stints with the club, batted .204 with two homers and four RBI in 31 games...Made six starts for Los Angeles, five at third base and one at shortstop...Batted .278 (5-for-18) with two walks, a double, two homers and two RBI in 20 appearances as a pinch-hitter...Tied a career high with two doubles in a single game on September 25 at Pittsburgh (April 12, 2008 vs. San Diego)...Slugged his first career pinch-hit homer on July 7 at New York (NL) and his second on September 19 vs. San Francisco...his two pinch-hit homers tied for third in the National League behind Matt Stairs' five and Chad Tracy's three...Hit .256 with seven homers and 47 RBI in 92 games for Triple-A Albuquerque 2008 Despite beginning Spring Training in minor league camp, went on to be the Dodgers' Opening Day third baseman and hit .264 with nine homers and 52 RBI in 117 games during two stints with the club for his Major League debut...Joined big league camp on March 8 after injuries sidelined both Nomar Garciaparra and Andy LaRoche the day before...Entered the year as the Dodgers' fifth-best prospect, according to Baseball America...Started 101 games, including 77 at third base and 24 at second base...his 24 starts at second came in the Dodgers' final 27 games, due in part to Jeff Kent being on the disabled list from Aug. 30-Sept. 20...also started each of the Dodgers' eight postseason games...prior to his Aug. 27 call-up, had started each of his last 19 games at second base with Triple-A Las Vegas...made three errors in those games, and then committed two miscues in his 24 starts at second with the Dodgers...Among National League rookies, ranked sixth in average and was tied for fourth in RBI...also ranked sixth with 45 runs scored and 97 hits, and was tied for eighth with 24 extra-base hits...ranked fifth among NL rookies with 45 walks and seventh with a .344 on-base percentage...Was the NL Rookie of the Month in May, when he hit .322 (28-for-87) with five homers, 18 RBI, and 14 runs scored in 26 games...Started all eight of the Dodgers' postseason games at second base...batted .167 overall, going 3-for-11 (.273) with two doubles and an RBI in the three-game sweep of the Cubs in the NLDS and 1-for- 13 (.077) with a triple and five RBI in five games of the NLCS against the Game 3 of the NLCS, his three-run triple with two outs in the first capped a five-run inning and propelled the Dodgers to their lone win of the series (7-2)...During his first tour with the Dodgers, batted .303 (47-for-155) with five homers, 29 RBI, and 23 runs scored in 48 games through May 31...then hit just .200 (25-for- 125) with six RBI in his next 40 games through July 23...was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas on July 26, when Casey Blake was acquired from the Cleveland Indians... had reached base safely in 26 of his first 28 games with a plate appearance, batting .317 (26-for-82) with 10 walks, a hit batsman, and a .398 on-base percentage...For his second stint, returned to the club on Aug. 27, and hit .284 (25-for-88) with four homers, 17 RBI, 19 walks, and a 402 on-base percentage in 29 games the rest of the way...his four home runs were tied for second on the club in September with Casey Blake behind only Manny Ramirez's eight...Opening Day vs. San Francisco, collected a second-inning single off Barry Zito for his first big league hit...became the first Dodger to get a hit in his first Major League at-bat on Opening Day since Bill Russell doubled off Cincinnati's Jim Merritt in 1969...went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored on the day...Hit his first home run on May 5 vs. New York Mets, a solo blast off Oliver Perez in the fifth inning...Hit an inside-the-park homer on May 6 vs. New York Mets, the first by a Dodger since Dave Roberts legged one out on Aug. 9, 2003 off the Cubs' Matt Clement 2007 Batted .292 with 42 doubles, 14 homers, and 66 RBI in a combined 128 games with Single-A Inland Empire and Double-A Jacksonville... was promoted to Jacksonville on July 11...played exclusively at third base all year...Hit only .212 (35-for-165) in his first 41 games with Inland Empire...then batted .379 (66-for-174) in his next 42 games until his promotion to Jacksonville...hit safely in 13 of his first 14 games with Jacksonville, batting .389 (21-for-54)...With Jacksonville, hit .379 (22-for-58) against left-handed pitchers...Had entered the season rated as the Dodgers' eighth-best prospect, according to Baseball America...Played for Peoria of the Arizona Fall League after the season, and batted .281 (16-for-57) with six RBI in 16 games...played third base (10 games), first base (five), and designated hitter (one) 2006 Was named a year-end Florida State League All-Star after batting .268 with 18 homers and 61 RBI in 106 games with Single-A Vero Beach...primarily played second base, and got 16 starts at third base...Made the jump to Jacksonville on August 5 for his Double-A debut...started three of his 26 games there at second base, the rest at third Hit only three home runs in his first 60 games before belting 15 in his finale 46 contests with Inland Empire...had three twohomer games: June 19 vs. Jupiter, June 24 at Daytona, and July 14 vs. Palm Beach...Played for North Shore of the Hawaiian Winter League after the season, and batted .216 with a homer and four RBI in 26 games...played third base (six games), second base (11), shortstop (eight), and designated hitter (one)...Entered the year as the Dodgers' seventh-best prospect according to Baseball America...also rated by the publication as being the Best Hitter for Average in the Dodgers chain 2005 Led Single-A Columbus with 136 hits, 31 doubles and 206 total bases...played exclusively at third base...hit for the cycle, June 5 vs. Asheville to ignite a 10-game hitting streak...promoted to Single-A Vero Beach, August 26. 2004 Batted .284 with 61 runs, 12 homers and 47 RBI in 70 games with Rookie-League Ogden and was named by Baseball America as the second-best prospect in the rookie-advanced Pioneer League...Led short-season Dodger minor leaguers in doubles (19), homers and runs...hit safely in 22 of his first 24 pro games, including a 19-game hitting streak, June 23-July 18 (gm. 1) - he batted .341 (29-for-85) with 20 runs, six homers and 16 RBI during the run.