Casey Blake on DL; Rafael Furcal back

Updated: July 4, 2011, 2:39 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM -- Dee Gordon, the highly touted and acrobatic rookie shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers who appeared on Saturday night to be headed back to the minor leagues to clear a roster spot because veteran shortstop Rafael Furcal was coming off the disabled list, instead received a last-minute reprieve on Sunday when third baseman Casey Blake went onto the 15-day DL for the third time this season. Blake is battling an arthritic condition in his neck.

However, the words of manager ...

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