John Baker

Chicago Cubs #12 - Catcher

  • Born: 01/20/81
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
2014 Cubs 6 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .067 .000

Cub Tracks Starts And Stops

I know why there's the off day after opening day. But, man, is that annoying. As such, the writers worked "hard" to fill space for two days.

Cubs on the ST Trade Block: George Kottaras

Rumors came out yesterday that the Rangers have been looking at George Kottaras. What will it take for them to get the Cubs' backup catcher?

Cal Baseball hosts Texas this weekend to start '14

Go Bears! Beat the Longhorns!

John Baker Turns 33 Today

Recent Padres backup catcher John Baker is one of four former Friars born on this date, and one out of two of those four who is turning 33 today. This is normally when I would post a card of him...

Drew Butera Traded to Dodgers

Twins trade the fifth catcher on their 40-man roster to the Dodgers.

Gyorko To DL; Forsythe Activated; Baker DFA

The Padres' rookie sensation, Jedd Gyorko, needs to rest his groin so a key player from last year, Logan Forsythe, will return and procedurally John Baker is removed from the 40 man roster.

Yasmani Grandal Is Back

After serving out his 50 game suspension, 24 year old catcher Yasmani Grandal will catch for the Padres today.

Yasmani Grandal rejoining Padres

The young backstop has completed his 50-game PED suspension and will be reinstated Tuesday.

Rob Brantly: A Marlins Pessimist View

The Miami Marlins may have their catcher for the 2013 season, but there are a number of problems that persist with Rob Brantly. The pessimistic view says that those problems should be enough to keep him from being a key to success in 2013.

2013 Miami Marlins Key To Success: Rob Brantly

The Miami Marlins will look for a number of key players on the 2013 roster to develop into regular contributors for the team's future competitive core. One of those players is catcher Rob Brantly, who rode a hot start in 2012 to a 2013 starting job.

Padres At Contract Odds With Headley and Others

While the franchise was able to come to terms with a number of arbitration eligible Friars, some others are still in contract limbo. Luke Gregerson, Clayton Richard and most notably Chase Headley still have work to do.

I ♥ Padre Catchers

Tools of ignorance? Hardly. These guys are smart:↵↵Padres catchers Yasmani Grandal and John Baker are of the same mind when it comes to one of baseball’s more controversial plays –...

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