MLB News - Casey Blake to LA
July 26, 2008 - The LA Dodgers acquired third basemen/outfielder Casey Blake for two minor leaguers C Carlos Santana and right-hander Jon Meleon and cash from the Cleveland Indians. Blake was one of the remaining experienced bats on the trade market. Casey Blake was batting .289, 11 HR, 58 RBI andhitting .398 with runners in scoring position. Blake will be a upgrade at 3B over struggling rookie Blake DeWitt.
MLB Odds to win the 2008 World Series Championship
Los Angeles Dodgers 20/1
MLB Odds to win the 2008 National League Pennant
The LA Dodgers 50-52 are currently 1 game back of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the weak NL West. The LA Dodgers have had a mediocre year but any team can will the weakling West. No will mistake Casey Blake for the next coming of Mike Schmidt. Blake does add an experienced bat on the very young Dodgers. The 15/2 odds to win the NL Pennant has definite value potential if LA can sneak into the playoffs with .500 ball. For some MLB betting strategies have a look at our Sports Betting Tips. For latest MLB Future Betting Odds visit Bodog.