Blake DeWitt # - IF

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1985/08/20
  • POB: Sarasota, FL
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 6
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers in 2004 (1st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns a quick left-handed swing with line-drive power and some plate discipline. Can play several different positions.
FlawsDespite a promising bat and a good approach, he doesn't produce enough offense. Doesn't make great use of his speed, either.
Career potentialInconsistent but versatile backup.

Honours and Awards

2006Florida State League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/08/17Missed 106 games (lower back strain).
2013/08/17Released by the Atlanta Braves.
2013/04/20Lower back strain, 15-day DL.
2013/04/07Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA).
2013/03/25Assigned by the Atlanta Braves to their minor league camp.
2012/12/01Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2012/05/16Outrighted to Iowa (AAA).
2012/05/06Designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs.
2012/04/09Missed 1 game (back spasms).
2012/04/08Back spasms, day-to-day.
2012/04/05Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA).
2012/02/17Outrighted to Iowa (AAA).
2012/02/06Designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs.
2012/01/17Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2010/07/31Acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2009/10/07Did not make the Los Angeles Dodgers playoff roster.
2009/09/14Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/07/27Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/07/17Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/07/11Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/07/07Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/06/15Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/06/07Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/04/30Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/04/17Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/04/13Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2008/08/27Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2008/07/26Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2008/05/17Missed 2 games (back injury).
2008/05/15Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/26Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2008/04/25Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2008/03/31Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA).


2012/12/01Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2010/07/31Chicago Cubs traded Ted Lilly, Ryan Theriot and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Blake DeWitt and Brett Wallach and Kyle Smit.
2004/06/07Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round in 2004.

Career Stats

2012Chicago CubsNL182914100102000.
2011Chicago CubsNL12123021611145261231107.265.305.413.718
2010Chicago CubsNL53184184691422173710-.250.314.375.689
2010LA DodgersNL822562969154130304922-.270.352.371.723
2010Total LA/ChNNL13544047115245552478632-.261.336.373.709
2009LA DodgersNL3149410302437001.204.245.388.633
2008LA DodgersNL1173684597132952456830-.264.344.383.727
2008Las VegasAAA271111634424181014103.306.366.486.852
2007Inland EmpireA833394810129284620422315.298.338.466.804
2006Vero BeachA106425611141811861457985-.268.339.442.781
2005Vero BeachA831413301713000.419.438.6131.051


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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