Found August 05, 2012 on Obstructed View OLD:
PLAYERS: Jeff Baker
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs

The Cubs dealt away another veteran player on Sunday, sending utility man Jeff Baker to the Tigers for two players to be named.

Baker has played mostly first base, second base and right field this year, batting .269 with a .753 OPS, four home runs and 20 RBIs in 54 games. The 31-year-old is a career .304 hitter against left-handed pitchers. — Andrew Simon

It's not the least bit surprising to see this trade and it will be interesting to see who the players they get in return end up being. 


Cubs trade Jeff Baker to the Tigers

The Chicago Cubs have traded infielder Jeff Baker to the Detroit Tigers for two players to be named later according to Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago. Baker, 31, hit .269/.306/.448 with 4 HR's, 20 RBI's and a 102 OPS+ in 144 plate appearances for the Chicago Cubs in 2012. Image by fireflythegreat under the Creative Commons License Agreement.

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