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2014 Avg.
.192
 
Career Avg.
.247
Name  John Baker
Born  1/20/1981
Height  6-1
Weight  215
Number  12
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
6/27/2014 10:02:00 PM
Description: Cubs catcher John Baker stroked three hits in Friday night's win over Washington.
Insight: He finished with four RBI, the same number he had in his first 36 games. Despite Friday's performance, Baker (.186, 0 HR, 8 RBI) isn't a strong fantasy option.
 
6/6/2014 2:03:00 PM
Description: Cubs C John Baker was expected to miss Friday's game against Miami after taking a foul ball off his throat Wednesday, but he's in the starting lineup - catching and batting eighth.
Insight: With Welington Castillo already on the disabled list, the Cubs would be down to just Eli Whiteside and disaster catcher Luis Valbuena. Neither Baker or Whiteside have any fantasy value.
 
6/6/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Cubs C John Baker is expected to miss Friday's game against Miami after taking a foul ball off his throat Wednesday.
Insight: With Welington Castillo already on the disabled list, the Cubs would be down to just Eli Whiteside and disaster catcher Luis Valbuena. Neither Baker or Whiteside have any fantasy value.
 
9/2/2010 7:44:00 PM
Description: Marlins C John Baker will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair an injury to his throwing elbow that sidelined him for most of this season, meaning he might not play again until 2012.
Insight: There has been no need to own Baker in any format this season and that should continue in 2011.
 
4/1/2010 8:29:00 AM
Description: Baker went 2-for-3 with a run scored on Wednesday against the Marlins.
Insight: Baker is now batting .381 with no home runs and one RBI so far this Spring. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/6/2010 1:29:00 PM
Description: Baker is likely to be out for a few days due to soreness in his throwing arm.
Insight: Baker is likely to take the weekend off to rest the sore throwing arm. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/3/2010 8:34:00 AM
Description: The Marlins signed Baker to a one-year, $415,000 contract on Tuesday.
Insight: Baker, the Marlins' starting catcher, hit .271 with nine home runs and 50 RBI last season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
9/4/2009 8:09:00 AM
Description: Baker went 2-for-4 with a double, walk and a run scored against the Braves on Thursday.
Insight: Baker has been hot lately with six hits over his last four games. (SportsBuff.com)
 
9/1/2009 1:41:00 AM
Description: Baker went 2-for-4 in the Marlins' loss to the Braves on Monday.
Insight: Baker is now 5-for-11 with three RBI over his last three games. (SportsBuff.com)
 
8/31/2009 8:22:00 AM
Description: Baker went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored against the Padres on Sunday.
Insight: Baker has three RBI over his last two games to give him 42 total on the season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Hot7/6/2009 7:41:00 AM
Description: Baker went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and a run scored against Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Insight: Baker is 5-for-12 with three doubles, a home run and four RBI over his last three games. (SportsBuff.com)
 
5/17/2009 9:29:00 AM
Description: Baker went 1-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a walk in the Marlins' 6-3 win over the Dodgers on Saturday.
Insight: Baker has three home runs and six RBI over his last seven games. (SportsBuff.com)
 
5/4/2009 9:09:00 AM
Description: Baker went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, RBI and three runs scored in the Marlins' 6-4 loss to the Marlins on Sunday.
Insight: Baker has played well this season and is batting .302 with two home runs and ten RBI so far this season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Hot4/18/2009 9:44:00 AM
Description: Baker went 1-for-4 with a home run and RBI in the Marlins' 3-2 win over the Nationals on Friday.
Insight: Baker is heating up as he is batting .357 (5-for-14) over this last three games. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Hot4/15/2009 11:54:00 PM
Description: Baker went 2-for-6 with two runs and two RBI against the Braves on Wednesday.
Insight: Baker is batting .348 with six RBI and seven runs scored in six games so far this season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
2/26/2009 6:27:00 PM
Description: Baker is expected to bat second in the order for the Marlins, according to the Miami Herald.
Insight: Baker will hit between Cameron Maybin and Hanley Ramirez and could be come a solid fantasy option this season. (SportsBuff.com)