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SCOTT BAKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Baker a winner as Rangers go 14 for victory

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas right-hander Scott Baker was well aware of the fact that the Rangers were 0-20 in games he'd appeared in this season entering Tuesday's game. That record is now 1-20 as Baker pitched the final two innings as the Rangers won a wild 3-2 game over Tampa Bay in 14 innings. It was the longest game in Arlington in more than three years. Not only did Baker...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Tuesday: Minnesota gets re-acquainted with Scott Baker

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins came to the ballpark Tuesday expecting to face Rangers ace Yu Darvish. By the time they started batting practice, they were preparing to hit against a different opponent -- and a familiar face. Darvish was scratched Tuesday afternoon from his scheduled start after he woke up with a stiff neck. In his place, Texas will start right-hander Scott Baker...
Via Fox Sports North
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Scott Baker Help The Chicago White Sox?

Chicago White Sox Baseball — MLB Insider Chris Cotillo says via his twitter account that the Chicago White Sox may pursue pitcher Scott Baker if given the chance.   Teams I’m hearing could pursue Scott Baker if he opts out on Thursday: #WhiteSox, #Indians. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) April 28, 2014 Ball’s in Bakers Court Scott Baker is pitching for the Texas Rangers...
Via Sports Mockery
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Baker granted release from Mariners

The Seattle Mariners have granted pitcher Scott Baker his release. Baker, 32, asked for his release from the Mariners after the team decided he was not going to make their Opening Day rotation. Signed to a minor league deal, Baker posted a 6.75 ERA and had a 1/7 K/BB ratio this spring. He also hit three batters. Currently Baker is throwing around 90 mph. With a slue of teams in need...
Via Tireball.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Baker is gone, now what?

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...
Via The Rhino and Compass
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Baker signs one-year deal with Chicago Cubs

MINNEAPOLIS Former Twins right-hander Scott Baker sign a one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. Baker became a free agent this offseason after Minnesota declined his 9.25 million club option for the 2013 season. While Baker expressed interested at the end of the 2012 season in possibly staying with the Twins, the two sides decided to part ways. The 31-year-old Baker...
Via Fox Sports North
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins, Baker have murky future ahead of them

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins will have several decisions to make this offseason as they try to build a starting rotation for 2013. Among those decisions is whether or not to pick up the club option on right-hander Scott Baker's contract, a decision that general manager Terry Ryan said needs to be made around November.For a pitcher coming off Tommy John surgery, that 9.25...
Via Fox Sports North
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins' Baker coming to grips with surgery

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...
Via Fox Sports North
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Baker has surprise Tommy John surgery

Scott Baker was scheduled to miss the entire 2012 season with cleanup surgery on his right elbow, but the Minnesota Twins right-hander had unexpected Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, the team announced. Dr. David Altcheck in New York performed Baker's surgery. Baker had the surgery to repair his ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. It's a turn of events for Baker...
Via Fox Sports North
April 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Baker to have elbow surgery; miss season

MINNEAPOLIS Scott Baker's 2012 season is over before it ever began. Baker, one of the Minnesota Twins' best pitchers last season before he was sidelined with an elbow injury, will have surgery on that same right elbow to clean up the flexor pronator tendon, the team announced Wednesday. Twins general manager Terry Ryan said the rehab process for that type of surgery is...
Via Fox Sports North
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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