SCOTT BAKER RUMORS & GOSSIP
Chicago Cubs right-hander Scott Baker will miss the first
half of the 2013 season after an exam on his elbow determined he’s suffered a
muscle strain, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of The Chicago Sun-Times.
The Cubs will shut Baker down for at least a month before he
resumes throwing. Following that extended time on the shelf, the right-hander
would require at...
The Chicago Cubs never expected Scott Baker to be ready when the 2013 season started but his availability is still unknown after the pitcher’s latest setback.
Baker is attempting to work his way back from Tommy John surgery.
There has been soreness all spring between Barker and his elbow but until now their was not a high level of concern. The Cubs plan to shut Baker down for a...
Scott Baker has retired 1 batter in spring training. Unfortunately, he faced 6 of them. After his Spring Training performance, he decided that something wasn't right.
Baker is going to meet with a doctor this weekend, and until then he'll do nothing. We already knew that Baker wasn't really going to pitch until mid-April at the earliest, but having elbow problems after...
Scott Baker is coming off Tommy John surgery, so it's not surprising the Cubs want to take every precaution they can. He woke up with soreness in his elbow, so the team has temporarily shut him down and will send him for an MRI.
Carrie Muskat of MLB.com says Baker felt some soreness after his first Cactus League start. It could be normal pain associated with getting...
The long wait for Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Scott Baker is over.
Baker made his 2013 Spring Training debut on Sunday, March 17, ending his time
on the disabled list. Baker pitched only a third of an inning against the Oakland Athletics, allowing three runs on three hits in his first
live competition since 2011.
Baker missed all of 2012 while recovering from Tommy...
Chicago Cubs’ starting pitcher Scott Baker
took more steps in his return to Major League action. Baker threw a 45-pitch
bullpen session Saturday and reported felling well. “It’s another step in the
right direction,” Baker told MLB.com’s Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat after his
session. “Everything felt good. As long as everything keeps going well, it’s
I got the Kindle version of The Hardball Times annual for my birthday and the first thing I wanted to read was the article about Tommy John surgery. It looked at whether pitchers get back to the level they were at pre-surgery and when that is. They also looked at what the shelf life is for a pitcher who had the procedure before he needs another visit with the surgeon. It's a...
Name: Scott Baker Position: Starting Pitcher Role: Pretty much slotted in as #3 starter for the moment Bats/Throws: Right/Right Opening Day Age: 31 Uniform Number: He's only ever worn #30 for the Twins, but Travis Wood owns that one right now. What was his best game in the Majors? His best game probably came [...]
There was one surefire, slam dunk move that the Twins were going to make this offseason. To bolster the pitching rotation in 2013. they were going to re-sign Scott Baker, the injured pitcher that missed the 2012 season because of the patented Minnesota Twins surprise Tommy John surgery™, to a team friendly, incentive laden deal and have him and his rebuilt arm strengthen the rotation...
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MINNEAPOLIS Beforethe anesthesia kicked in, Scott Baker didn't know what he was about to endure.
Baker, Minnesota's best starting pitcher in 2011, went to see Dr. David Altchek in New York earlier this month to have his flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow repaired. But when Baker woke up from surgery, he had a new ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, thanks to...