Tag: David Baker

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”

Ling Faces Uphill Climb to Land a Contract

MVP catcher Dao-zi Ling is facing a rough ride in seeking a new contract this off season, since becoming a free agent at the end of this season.

The veteran former Calgary Inferno catcher, who recently won his second Bull Cup with the organization, remains in free agency and thus far has had no teams show interest. Continue reading “Ling Faces Uphill Climb to Land a Contract”

Ravens Prevail, as Elimination Round Goes to the Wire

A classic and dramatic Elimination Round has wrapped up, with the Jacksonville Ravens outlasting the San Diego Seagulls to advance to the AEL Championship Series.

Jacksonville won the final game by a score of 7-5 and took the series 3-2.

“We can enjoy this one tonight, but then it’s back to work and thinking about the next win,” said Jacksonville third baseman David Baker, whose standout performance earned him the nod as series MVP.

Baker hit .429 with a .455 on-base percentage. He had 1 home runs, drove in 4 RBI and scored 3 runs.

The Jacksonville Ravens will play against the Calgary Inferno in the next round. Calgary won their series against the Denver Highlanders 3 games to 0. The Championship Series schedule will be announced after the Elimination Round finishes.