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Current Status
Retired on 2012-05-08
High Level
Proper Name
William Casey Blake
Stat Years
1993-2011  [mlb] 1999-2011
6-2 / 200
Right / Right
3B (1634) ... RF (238) ... 1B (129) ... DH (16) ... SS (14) ... 2B (12) ... OF (9) ... LF (4)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1973-08-23 in Des Moines, Iowa   [48.066]
High School
Indianola (Indianola,IA)
Wichita State University (Wichita, Kansas)
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #7 (#189 overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
Tim Wilken
MLB Debut
1999-08-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.356)
Service Time
9.138 (2011)
CLE [6] TOR [5] LAN [4] MIN [3] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1085 ... retro id: blakc001 ... mlbam id: 232694
Brother of Ben Blake, Cousin of Josh Blake, Son of Joe Blake
Pitch Repertoire
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YearTeamsLinksGGSDNSDNFGS%CGPHPRDRGFfor PHfor PRfor DRb1b2b3b4b5b6b7b8b9p Pp Cp 1Bp 2Bp 3Bp SSp LFp CFp RFp DH
1999Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits1284266.76--462------4-161----14-----
2000Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits743---57.1---2-1-4-----12-31---1-5----1
2001Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits14104671.442-266--11-1-3512--8-5----5
2002Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits752171.44--241----11--41---3-5----1
2003Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits14914811499.31341--13411-3-5584133119172--31-140-----
2004Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits151151-5100.0146---1463-2--4384946212---8-152-----
2005Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits14714251496.61284-11307-7223-3219211454--4-6---138-
2006Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1091081599.11031--1034-1-1441311218326--9-----938
2007Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1541477695.51417--1411-5-7812181541422--12-145---71
2008Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits15214931698.01333--133439-7291934342819--2911331----
2009Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits13913181694.21156-21205-11---4340108317--2-134-2---
2010Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits14513411392.41318-3135-12-3475163935--1-139-----
2011Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits635112981.04212--51315-421146-18--8-45-2---
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started DNS Did not start. Count of games not started DNF Did not finish. Count of games not finished. GS% Games Started Percentage CG Complete Games PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context PR Entered game as Pinch Runner DR Entered game as defensive replacement GF Games Finished for PH Left game for Pinch hitter for PR Left game for Pinch runner for DR Left game for defensive replacement b1 Games at batting slot #1 (Leadoff) b2 Games at batting slot #2 b3 Games at batting slot #3 b4 Games at batting slot #4 (Cleanup) b5 Games at batting slot #5 b6 Games at batting slot #6 b7 Games at batting slot #7 b8 Games at batting slot #8 b9 Games at batting slot #9 p P Games at pitcher position p C Games at catcher p 1B Games at First Base p 2B Games at Second Base p 3B Games at Third Base p SS Games at Shortstop p LF Games at Left Field p CF Games at Center Field p RF Games at Right Field p DH Games as Designated Hitter

On Base

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1999Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits1239.256.293.385.67712910719-2-11---------31511-1100.002--------
2000Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits716.188.333.313.6467331-3-2---------2251-1-0.003-----11-
2001Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits1437.243.317.351.6681369727-1-1-1-----221342-250.004---11-1-
2002Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits720.
2003Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits149557.257.313.411.7241921471439111132235-179611---1522296728102841.793910811011010-
2004Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits151587.271.354.486.8392361301599217142-363281891--22---67285883963944.32681515312293-
2005Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits147523.241.308.438.746179132126709117-321231832----456229583073051.724336-123107-
2006Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits109401.282.356.479.835162941137310103120119122321--140192683383348.534510616547-
2007Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits154588.270.339.437.77622310915910111148-364181341--227582577824122430.77541311182103-
2008Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits152536.274.345.463.8082071221478910137-3612113611---358248813283239.514977-611114-
2009Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits139485.280.363.468.832205136136879127-25618864---16492277932133240.5163810115867-
2010Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits145509.248.320.407.7271821431268011115-28117115-1---846207642542539.06484915387-
2011Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits63202.252.342.371.7138042513684311014211----1215752674726.922633-613--
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats BAVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) OB On Base (including Homers) Ldoff Leadoff H Hits 1B-IF Infield Single (or Hit) 1B-OF Outfield Singles 1B-Bnt Bunt Single 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs Solo Solo Homers (no baserunners) 2-Run 2-Run Homers 3-Run 3-Run homers Gslam Grand Slams (Bases loaded homer) IPHR Inside the park home run WO-HR Walkoff-homer WO-H Walkoff Hit PH Pinch hit appearances in games context and Pinch hits in On Base context XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) RBI Runs Batted In HR RBI RBIs from home runs RBI Out Runs Batted In on outs RBIHR% Pct of total RBIs from Homers BB Walks BB4 Walkes on 4-pitches, excluding Intentional walks BB 1BO Walked with first base open and runners on 2nd and /or 3rd BB BL Bases Loaded Walk BB LD Leadoff walk IBB Intentional Walks HBP Hit by a Pitch ROE Reached on Error CI Catchers Interference


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YearTeamsLinksGABOutsGOAOGO AOFOLOPOPFrcFCProdBuntSHSFGDPGDP-OGDP%IF OutOF OutIF Out%loc Ploc Cloc 1Bloc 2Bloc 3Bloc SSloc LFloc CFloc RFSOSO-swSO-caSO-3SO-FTSO sw%
1999Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits1239291481.755-32-----1250.0017577.32-21751227344-42.86
2000Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits71613150.205----2--11333.332433.3--11--112752--71.43
2001Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits143726771.007---12----30.0010471.4122113-31121024-83.33
2002Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits72015441.00112-----------6275.0---321-117612-85.71
2003Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1495574191471630.901042732131381078115719.3019311762.324220415155254844109753436-68.81
2004Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1515874271371510.91105202622229213197226.3917311560.114218374557225043139855435761.15
2005Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1475233961141660.691032241912632595416.6716411658.69417284561284939116754137264.66
2006Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits109401284871040.8461182513320215114226.191217063.4411224265414302693633022467.74
2007Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1545884341401710.82107204424233555147119.7219511662.77915445268314243123893445472.36
2008Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits1525363881171510.77104222519224114124924.4915411457.591163146512249431208436341170.00
2009Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits1394853521171190.98832016161302110125024.001469061.911414344538123741116833336471.55
2010Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits1455093811211220.99751631911633383721.621598465.41021639365618333313810236471173.91
2011Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits6320215852560.9335129611665392634.62644459.353711162213191250341618268.00
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats GO Groundouts AO Air out (Fly Outs + Popouts + Lineouts) FO Fly outs LO Lineouts POP Popouts Frc Forceouts. Groundout with runner ahead of him forced out on base. FC Fielders Choice Prod Productive out. At the very least, a runner was advanced on the out SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies GDP Grounded into Double Play GDP-O Double Play Opportunities for Batter (Runner on 1st + less than 2 outs) GDP% Grounded into double play percentage. Double Plays vs Opportunities IF Out Infield Outs OF out Outfield Outs IF Out% Percentage of outs in the infield loc P Balls fielded by pitcher loc C Balls fielded by catcher loc 1B Balls fielded by first baseman loc 2B Balls fielded by second baseman loc 3B Balls fielded by third baseman loc SS Balls fielded by shortstop loc LF Balls fielded by left field loc CF Balls fielded by center field loc RF Balls fielded by right field SO Strikeouts SO-Sw Strikeouts Swinging SO-Ca Strikeouts Looking (or Called) SO-3 Strikeouts on 3 Pitches SO-FT Strikeout on Foul Tip SO SW% Percentage of strikeouts on swings


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1999Log - Splits124112.293650.00--------1-100.00---------------113-
2000Log - Splits7217.333114.29--------1-100.00-------------------
2001Log - Splits144113.317215.3833-------10.00-10.00----------1-
2002Log - Splits7226.273233.33--------1-100.00-----------------1-
2003Log - Splits149622192.3098142.1977--642-122830.0018385.718372.733221216
2004Log - Splits151668236.3539339.4144--77--52020.0013572.228466.672771318
2005Log - Splits147583179.3077240.2233--541-91833.3312285.713260.001441122
2006Log - Splits109456162.3556338.8966------42016.6714382.355183.33-331415
2007Log - Splits154662223.3378136.3244--55--112332.3519386.364266.67-12121716
2008Log - Splits152601207.3447134.3022------121840.0010376.922433.331661211
2009Log - Splits139565205.3638440.9833--22--133129.5516576.194736.361661015
2010Log - Splits145571182.3195630.77----22--11664.7114287.503350.00-551121
2011Log - Splits6323980.3353240.001-1-22--71729.176460.001325.00-7757
13 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances OB On Base (including Homers) mOBP Modified On Base Percentage. Includes all times on base, whether earned or not. R Runs R% Run%. Runs/OnBase. % of time on base that he scores SB Stolen Bases (Total) SB2 Steals of 2nd base SB3 Steals of 3rd base SBH Steals of home CS Caught Stealings CS2 Caught stealing second base CS3 Caught stealing third base CSH Caught stealing home S1-3 1b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S1-2 1b to 2b on a single while a baserunner S1-3% % of times going first to third on a single S2-H 2b to home on a single while a baserunner S2-3 2b to 3b on a single while a baserunner S2-H% % of times second to home on a single D1-H Scored from first base on a double D1-3 1b to 3b on a double D1-H% % of times scoring from first base on a double DI Defensive Indifference. Defense allowed steal without attempt to throw out Adv WP Advanced on Wild Pitch or Passed Ball Adv Out Advanced safely on an out FrcR Forced out as runner. OOB Thrown Out on Bases as baserunner, excludes while batter


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1999Toronto Blue JaysLog - Splits12413927-167113541139637430-3367.6632.3417.9644.3114.864.0744.680.52613463.4131.719.76
2000Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits72116371895039716273416-1156.1843.8217.9838.2020.594.2432.452.4103247.6214.299.52
2001Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits144137412-18311964223166883932765.0334.9721.3148.0925.004.4630.765.92712465.8529.279.76
2002Minnesota TwinsLog - Splits7222027-1006931915445430-1469.0031.0030.0054.0016.674.5525.963.6158468.1836.3618.18
2003Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1496225573910910249015639271565428541021372448262.7737.2314.9441.0015.284.0047.277.53571145257.4018.338.36
2004Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits15166858768139929341768116618363393511354681246760.2639.7415.9538.6816.124.3941.169.94001034759.8815.427.04
2005Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits1475835234311610255715869711825478471039420642762.0337.9716.4340.6317.524.3941.173.23321033856.9517.676.52
2006Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits10945640145934191011737371303936427803211732161.4138.5916.8140.8416.674.1941.270.42721014159.6522.158.99
2007Cleveland IndiansLog - Splits15466258854123102925179811271995939941205487550761.4738.5316.6541.2016.514.4242.176.63861284958.3119.347.40
2008Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits152601536491201126251625100020652986010964193844161.9038.1015.9641.7518.804.3740.273.43681295261.2321.468.65
2009Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits139565485631166252215269961745477879793953139260.5139.4915.6638.8217.774.4640.069.4317873356.1115.405.84
2010Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits1455715094813882508159791120056781010304161039463.6836.3216.5941.0719.424.3938.369.0368913264.4515.945.60
2011Los Angeles DodgersLog - Splits6323920226503107565941676241330418155417561.3038.7014.4238.8818.184.5041.973.2157412365.6917.159.62
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Teams Number of teams available G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls SwMs Swing and Miss Cal Called Strikes Swings Batter swung at pitch, regardless of result Foul Foul Balls IntB Intentional Balls InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches Bal% Balls percentage Foul% Foul ball percentage, of all pitches Sw% Swing Percentage. Total Swings / Total Pitches SwMs% Swing and Miss%. When swinging, how much does he miss P/PA Pitches per Plate Appearance IP-SW% Percentage of swings that are put in play IP-PA% % of Plate Appearances where ball is put into play FPS First Pitch Strike FPSw First Pitch Swing FPIP First Pitch in Play FPS% % of Plate Appearances with First Pitch as Strike FPSw% First Pitch Swing Percentage FPIP% First Pitch in Play Percentage

Pitch Details

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2010 Pitch Information
20102-Seam Fastball342.35448171891130212554861.9938.0116.085.263-2415-129-6
2010Intent Ball10-------10---0.00100.000.000.00----------
2011 Pitch Information
20112-Seam Fastball108.1902144273969172163.8936.1115.743.70--126-93--
2011Intent Ball4-------4---0.00100.000.000.00----------
Career Pitch Information
Totals2-Seam Fastball450.304692122118169281726962.4437.5616.004.893-3621-2112-6
TotalsIntent Ball14-------14---0.00100.000.000.00----------
35 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Pitches B=Ball S=Swinging Strike C=Called X=In Play I=Intent Ball > Runner in motion # Pickoff throw F=Foul H=Hit by Pitch BAVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) AB At Bats H Hits SwMs Swing and Miss Cal Called Strikes Bal Balls Str Strikes Fou Fouls InPl Balls put in Play Str% Strike percentage. Total Strikes / Total Pitches Bal% Balls percentage Fou% Foul ball percentage SwMs% Swing and Miss%. When swinging, how much does he miss 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch GO Groundouts FO Fly outs LO Lineouts POP Popouts