Dodgers Sign Casey Blake

8:55pm: There’s also a club option for a fourth year.

7:51pm: Tony Jackson says it’s $17.5MM over three years for Blake.

TUESDAY, 12:28pm: ESPN’s Jayson Stark says the Dodgers have reached an agreement with Blake for three years and slightly more than $17.1MM.  The Twins apparently offered two years, $14MM.  He adds that Mark Loretta‘s deal is for one year and $1.25MM.

MONDAY, 11:09pm: Jackson has Colletti saying there’s no agreement in place, and they’ll meet again with Blake’s agent Tuesday.  Ken Rosenthal says a three-year, $17MM deal is close.

9:47pm: Jayson Stark says the Dodgers are inching toward a Blake deal, but only have two guaranteed years on the table.

8:05pm: Jackson now says a three-year, $17MM deal with Blake could be announced tonight.

7:09pm: Tony Jackson says the Dodgers are not close to signing Blake, though Colletti sounds more hopeful.  Dylan Hernandez says the Dodgers offered Blake three years at nearly $6MM per, and could get an answer tonight.

4:40pm: Colletti hinted to MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick that his offer for Blake is for three years.  Also, second baseman Orlando Hudson is apparently not on the Dodgers’ radar.

3:10pm: Yahoo’s Tim Brown says the Dodgers raised their offer to three years and are nearing an agreement with Blake.

12:55pm: According to Ken Rosenthal, the Dodgers are waiting to hear back from Casey Blake about a recent offer.  They should hear his decision today.  Blake is reportedly seeking three guaranteed years.


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