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Blake Lalli | First Baseman | #18

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (34) / 5/12/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 208
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Gardner-Webb
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / CHC
Contract: view contract details
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Diamondbacks signed C/1B Blake Lalli to a minor league contract.
The 34-year-old was cut loose by the Braves' organization on May 18. He's nothing more than organizational depth at this stage of his career. Jun 17 - 9:41 AM

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Braves released C/1B Blake Lalli.

Lalli was batting just .167/.226/.271 in 53 plate appearances this season at the Triple-A level. This might be the end of the road for the 34-year-old catcher and first baseman.
May 23 - 8:09 PM

Braves re-signed C/INF Blake Lalli to a minor league contract.

Lalli was outrighted off the Braves' 40-man roster last week but will remain with the organization. He's logged just 52 at-bats at the major league level in his career, and just 13 at-bats since 2013. The 33-year-old is nothing more than organizational depth.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 04:03:00 PM

Braves sent C/INF Blake Lalli outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The Braves now have a free 40-man roster spot. Lalli can elect free agency if he wants.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 09:37:00 AM

Braves purchased the contract of C/INF Blake Lalli from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Lalli, 33, batted .256/.301/.328 with one homer for Gwinnett this season. He's taking A.J. Pierzynski's spot on the roster and doesn't figure to play much as the club's third catcher.
Sun, Sep 11, 2016 10:26:00 AM

Braves signed C/INF Blake Lalli to a minor league contract.

Lalli, 32, hit .260/.319/.337 with three homers at Triple-A with the Diamondbacks last season. He hasn't appeared in the majors since 2013.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 04:20:00 PM

Diamondbacks reassigned C/1B Blake Lalli to minor league camp.

Last season, Lalli hit .275/.340/.373 with Triple-A Reno. He'll serve as organizational depth.
Sat, Apr 4, 2015 07:39:00 PM

Diamondbacks re-signed C/INF Blake Lalli to a minor league contract.

The club signed Lalli to a minors deal prior to last season and the 31-year-old batted .275/.340.373 with Triple-A Reno. Lalli will serve as organizational depth.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 07:45:00 PM

Diamondbacks signed C/INF Blake Lalli to a minor league contract.

The 30-year-old put up some nice offensive numbers in 82 games at Triple-A Nashville in 2013, slashing .282/.334/.447 with 11 homers and 35 RBI. The deal presumably includes an invitation to spring training where he'll attempt to secure a bench role.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 12:16:00 PM

Blake Lalli has elected free agency.

Lalli was designated for assignment by the Brewers two weeks. The 30-year-old went 3-for-24 with two RBI in 16 games with the big club this season.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 12:49:00 PM

Brewers designated C/INF Blake Lalli for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-claimed Josh Ravin for assignment. Lalli went 3-for-24 with two RBI in 16 games with the Brewers earlier this season.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 05:29:00 PM

Brewers optioned C/INF Blake Lalli to Triple-A Nashville.

Lalli batted just .125/.125/.125 over 24 at-bats with the big club. He's being sent down in order to clear room for the arrival of Francisco Rodriguez.
Wed, May 15, 2013 10:09:00 PM

Blake Lalli delivered a pinch-hit, walk-off single as the Brewers beat the Giants on Wednesday.

Lalli's first hit of the season and only third of his career was a big one. With the outfield in, Lalli lifted a fly ball to deep left that eluded Gregor Blanco. The career minor leaguer isn't worth a second thought for fantasy purposes, but he got his 15 minutes of fame on Wednesday.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 11:10:00 PM

Brewers purchased the contract of 1B/C Blake Lalli from Triple-A Nashville.

He'll replace the injured Chris Narveson (finger) on the active roster and will give the Brewers some much needed help for their bench. The 29-year-old made his major league debut with the Cubs last season and appeared in six games. He's a .296/.356/.416 hitter in the minors and has experience at first base and behind the plate.
Tue, Apr 9, 2013 09:39:00 AM

Blake Lalli will be called up from Triple-A Nashville prior to Tuesday's game.

He'll take the roster spot of Chris Narveson, who was placed on the DL Monday. The Brewers will move Corey Hart to the 60-day DL to create room on the 40-man roster. Lalli will give the Brewers a third catcher, and he can also play the corner infield spots.
Mon, Apr 8, 2013 11:03:00 PM

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3Daniel Descalso
4Kristopher Negron
5Ildemaro Vargas
SS1Chris Owings
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3Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
LF1David Peralta
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3Jeremy Hazelbaker
CF1A.J. Pollock
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RF1J.D. Martinez
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3Robbie Ray
4Patrick Corbin
5Zack Godley
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4Andrew Chafin
5T.J. McFarland
6Jorge De La Rosa
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8Randall Delgado
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10Silvino Bracho
11JJ Hoover
12Braden Shipley
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