Tue, 08 May 2012 14:29:01 -0700
Free-agent 3B Casey Blake (Rockies) has decided that he will retire.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 13:38:59 -0700
The Colorado Rockies released 3B Casey Blake Tuesday, March 27, to avoid paying him $2 million guaranteed this season. The team will have to pay him $500,000 instead. INFs Jordan Pacheco or Chris Nelson will receive the bulk of playing time at third base.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:50:37 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) isn't playing Tuesday, March 27, and isn't likely to make the team due to his health concerns. He has a $2 million guaranteed contract if he's on the opening day roster. The team has been using INFs Chris Nelson and Jordan Pacheco mostly at third base this spring.
Fri, 23 Mar 2012 10:50:42 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) is playing again Friday, March 23, as the team tests to see if he's ready to handle the rigors of playing every day. He is 0-for-14 with five strikeouts this spring.
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:57:01 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) was able to play in a Triple-A spring game Tuesday, March 20. He went 2-for-5 with a double, home run and two RBIs.
Mon, 19 Mar 2012 10:00:44 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) is back in the spring lineup Monday, March 19, for the first time in eight days.
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:57:06 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) was scheduled for a full workout Saturday, March 17, and he is hopeful to play in a Cactus League game March 18. He has missed six games due to a stiff neck.
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:22:32 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) will take batting practice Thursday, March 15. INFs Chris Nelson and Brandon Wood could have the opportunity to win the third base job if Blake's injury lingers. "I think if it was anything else, it wouldn't be a big deal," Blake said. "But because it's my neck, that makes it different."
Tue, 13 Mar 2012 09:19:36 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) will sit out a few days due to neck stiffness. "My neck's still a little bit stiff, but it's a little better," Blake said Tuesday, March 13. "I will take it easy again, get some treatment on it and hope if feels better for tomorrow."
Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:51:55 -0700
Colorado Rockies 3B Casey Blake (neck) was scratched from the lineup Monday, March 12, with a stiff neck. It's not related to the neck surgery he had Sept. 6. He is 0-for-9 with four strikeouts in spring training. INFs Brandon Wood, Jordan Pacheco and Chris Nelson could start at third base on opening day if Blake is slow to recover.