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Rangers take eight-game slide into break

ARLINGTON, Texas -- At least the losing streak for the Texas Rangers takes a break Monday. It doesn't come to an end though, as the Los Angeles Angels handed Texas a 10-7 beating Sunday to extend the skid to eight games. Texas will now have four days because of the All-Star break to try and figure out a way to work itself out what has arguably been the worst first half of play...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers shutout by Tigers as slide extends to eight

ARLINGTON, Texas - When the long relief man provides the highlight of the game, you know things aren't going well for the Rangers. Scott Baker allowed just two runs in 6 2/3 innings of relief Thursday, but it wasn't enough to prevent the Rangers from dropping their eighth game in a row, 6-0, to the Tigers. The losing streak is the Rangers' longest since 2005, and there...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
27 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

Texas Rangers Call-up Veteran Pitcher Scott Baker

J. Meric/Getty Images North America On Wednesday, the Texas Rangers added veteran right-hander Scott Baker to an already depleted bullpen. Baker, 32, has been a major league starter his entire career but has only seen three Major League starts since 2012 after undergoing Tommy John Surgery while playing with the Chicago Cubs. Baker was added at the end of Spring Training on a minor...
Via TopSportsReport
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Baker stays with Texas Rangers

Chris Cotillo reports that "Scott Baker will stay with the Texas Rangers AAA-affiliate and not opt-out."By User Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsWhile one may feel compelled for the veteran, forced to stay in the minors instead of the majors where he has nearly 1000 innings logged, the Rangers' rotation is far from set in stone.Jeff Wilson reports that they just ...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB news: Indians and White Sox may be interested in Scott Baker

Starting pitcher Scott Baker may find himself back in the American League Central if he opts out of his contract with the Texas Rangers. Baker has the option to to become a free agent as early as Thursday which would allow the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox to pursue his talents. According to Chris Cotillo of the MLB Daily Dish, Baker is already on the radar of those...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Baker has May 1st opt-out

Darren Wolfson reports that right hander Scott Baker "has a May 1sts opt-out. At AAA now."By User Keith Allison on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsWolfson also reports that the "Twins were called this weekend, but have no interest." What Baker will do is anybody's guess at this time.The 32 year old has a 4.14 career ERA with a 1.258 WHIP and 102 ERA+. While there...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 30, 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

Seattle Mariners release RHP Scott Baker

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have released pitcher Scott Baker.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 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

Spring Training Doesn’t Matter, But-

You remember what Scott Baker used to be. He used to be the model of what the Twins were going for. Lots of strikes, easy outs, strikeouts not so much as a result of stuff but as a result of throwing in the zone enough and throwing fastballs high enough. Baker was a dependable guy […]
Via Fangraphs
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Baker hopes he can return to form in Seattle

Scott Baker woke up Saturday morning, arrived at the Seattle Mariners complex and felt just the same as he did the day before. Might not seem like a notable accomplishment. For Baker, in his attempt to find his way back into a starting rotation following Tommy John surgery in 2012, feeling fine a day after throwing live batting practice is important. ''I think first and...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

A healthy Baker would be big plus for Mariners

How a pitcher looks in a bullpen throwing session in the early days of spring camp generally means little. “I try not to watch sidelines too much,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said in offering his own slang for such workouts. “I’ve been in the game a long time, and people get excited about sidelines. “It’s important to see that the ball is coming out free and easy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

M's add RHP Baker on low-risk deal

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Via mariners.scout.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners trade Peguero to Royals, add Baker

The Royals acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash. The 26-year-old Peguero has spent parts of the last three seasons with Seattle. He is a career .195 hitter with nine home runs and 27 RBIs in 219 at-bats in the majors. He ranked seventh in the Pacific Coast League with 19 homers in 2013, along with a .260 batting...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners agree to sign Scott Baker

The Seattle Mariners have agreed with pitcher Scott Baker on a minor-league deal, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. The deal includes a spring training invitation.By Keith Allison on Flickr (via Wikimedia Commons)Baker, 32, is returning from Tommy John surgery that kept him away from duty for the 2012 season. He attempted to pitch with the Chicago Cubs in 2013, but setbacks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners remain interested in Scott Baker

The Seattle Mariners still insist on making a couple more moves and could be looking to add a few arms to their rotation or bullpen. They have a few options out there with Ubaldo Jimenez, Ervin Santana but may not be looking to go that high when it comes to their price range. So why not roll the dice and hope you pick up a steal? According to Greg Johns of MLB.com, the Seattle Mariners...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Scott Baker anyone?

Cleveland sports fans are waiting. Thus, while we’re all waiting, the WFNY editors thought you might enjoy reading. Because you never know how long we might be waiting. So here are assorted reading goodies for you to enjoy. Send more good links for tomorrow’s edition to tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “The Indians are emerging as favorites to sign starting pitcher Scott Baker...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Baker healthy, strong interest from Mariners and Indians

Starting pitcher Scott Baker missed all of 2012 and almost all of 2013 due to Tommy John surgery. Now, though, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Baker is fully recovered and ready to begin the 2014 season. The Seattle Mariners and Cleveland Indians may have strong interest in signing the right-hander.Source: #Mariners, #Indians emerging as favorites among 5-7 teams who...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs can’t hold on against Brewers

The Chicago Cubs played the third and final game of their series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. The two teams split the first two games, which made Sunday’s contest the rubber match. Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker. (Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images) The starting pitcher for the Cubs was Scott Baker, who was making both his season and team debuts. Baker was signed...
Via isportsweb.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs can’t hold on against Brewers

The Chicago Cubs played the third and final game of their series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. The two teams split the first two games, which made Sunday’s contest the rubber match. Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker. (Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images) The starting pitcher for the Cubs was Scott Baker, who was making both his season and team debuts. Baker was signed...
Via isportsweb.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers look for series win at Wrigley Field

After persuading Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum to hand him the ball, Scott Baker is finally ready to take a major league mound for the first time in almost two years. Back from Tommy John surgery, the right-hander makes his Cubs debut Sunday against the visiting Milwaukee Brewers. Baker went 63-48 with a 4.15 ERA in 163 games -- 159 starts -- for Minnesota from 2005-11, then...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs' Scott Baker will start on Sunday

Just as the month of September began, Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker learned that he likely would not get a chance to pitch for the Major League team in 2013 even after working his way up to more than 80 pitches in his final Minor League rehab start. Now, Baker will get that chance. MLB.com's Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat reports that manager Dale Sveum has decided to...
Via MLB Injury News
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Baker to make Cubs debut on Sunday

Scott Baker will make his debut for the Chicago Cubs on Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Baker, 31, signed a $5.5 million deal prior to the 2013 season but has not pitched at the big league level yet. Baker Tommy John surgery on his elbow last season but the Cubs were hopeful he would be ready to contribute when the season started. Instead Baker had a series of set backs before...
Via Tireball.com
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Baker will start for Cubs on Sunday

Hot News for P Scott Baker
Via cubs.scout.com
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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