Tag: David Baker

FA Class of 2021: Peaks and Valleys of Talent

(GAME DATE — Nov. 30, 2020) — The free agent class of 2021 — those FA’s who when signed will be available to play in the 2021 season — represents some interesting opportunities, but teams must be willing to spend big to get the best players.

One notable name is future Hall of Famer Danny Sanchez, a five-time batting champ and two-time MVP, who at age 33 is back on the free agent market following a seven year stint with Norfolk, which was recently folded. Continue reading “FA Class of 2021: Peaks and Valleys of Talent”

Motorheads End Baker’s Streak

(GAME DATE — July 6, 2020) — The 20-game hitting streak of David Baker has come to an end. The Minneapolis Ravens third baseman went 0-for-4 today in his team’s 3-2 loss to the Detroit Motorheads at Comerica Park.

“It’s not just David who came up short today,” Ravens manager Scott Stutter said in his postgame press conference. “This was a team loss.” Continue reading “Motorheads End Baker’s Streak”

Baker’s Streak Over; Record Set at 34 Games

David Baker’s hitting streak has finally come to an end. The Minneapolis Ravens third baseman failed to get a hit tonight at Twin Cities Stadium, ending a streak of consecutive games with a base hit that began on June 30 in Chicago.

The 28-year-old from Fairton, New Jersey, playing in his fifth season in the Bull League, has cemented the new record for hitting streaks at 34 games. Continue reading “Baker’s Streak Over; Record Set at 34 Games”

Early Awards Predictions for 2018

Although there is still nearly a month of baseball left in regular season, and then the playoffs after that, we thought we would share our early predictions for the Bull League player awards based on season performances thus far.

As was discovered last year, sometimes a player can be out by early August and still win an award, as was the case for Judson Martel last year. Continue reading “Early Awards Predictions for 2018”

Baker’s Streak Now Stands at 30

David Baker, the hot-hitting third baseman for the Minneapolis Ravens, has accomplished a lot to help his team maintain its chokehold on the Lake League this year. But few of those accomplishments compare to his lengthy hit streak, which he has now extended to 30 games after an RBI single in the 7th inning tonight against the Louisville Sluggers.

On the season, Baker is batting .343 to lead the team. He has also contributed a dozen home runs and 38 RBIs, all from the leadoff position in the batting order, where he has been all year. Continue reading “Baker’s Streak Now Stands at 30”

Ravens’ Baker Extends Hit Streak to 25

Minneapolis Ravens third baseman David Baker, a switch-hitting 28-year-old playing in his 5th season, has extended his hitting streak to 25 games.

Baker is having a career season, as the low .290’s batter is currently hitting .338 with 11 home runs and 33 RBIs over 67 games. Continue reading “Ravens’ Baker Extends Hit Streak to 25”