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Rangers Injury Update: Scott Baker not ready for Friday start

The Texas Rangers defeated the Oakland A's on Wednesday by the score of 6-1. The win was just the 59th of the season for the Rangers, who has struggled through a dismal season. They are 20th in the league in runs scored, but have been hampered by injuries, particularly to the pitching which has contributed to a team ERA of 4.63. On the injury front, pitcher Jeff Baker will...
Via MLB Injury News
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Scott Baker scratched with triceps tendinitis

At some point, it feels like the Texas Rangers' injury fortunes ought to get a little better, but with just two weeks remaining in the season, that will have to wait until 2015. The latest injury to hit the team is triceps tendinitis for starter Scott Baker, who will no longer make his scheduled start on Saturday, as Rangers Executive VP of Communications John Blake tweeted...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 13, 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...
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

Cubs sign Scott Baker to one-year deal

Free agent starting pitcher Scott Baker has signed a one year deal with the Chicago Cubs. Baker will make $5.5 million in 2013, plus incentives. Baker had spent his entire career with the Twins, missing all of 2012 after Tommy John surgery. Minnesota declined a $9.25 million club option on Baker for 2013, but looked to bring him back at a lower salary. Baker is the exact type...
Via The Outside Corner
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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