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Scott BakerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2005-2015
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-290Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Scott Baker
Height6-4Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 19,1981 [36.274]PlaceShreveport,Louisiana
High SchoolCaptain Shreve (Shreveport,LA)
CollegeOklahoma State University (Stillwater,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (58th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$600,000Signing ScoutsGregg MillerService Time8.109 (2015)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-MIN-#10
MLB DebutMay 7,2005 [23.230]
OrganizationsMIN [10] CHN [1] LAN [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID25449Retrosheet IDbakes002MLBAM ID435044
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (59.88%) -- Slider (28.02%) -- Changeup (6.88%) -- Fastball (5.22%)
Fastball Velocity [2015] - 89.76 - [2014] - 89.82 - [2013] - 89.60 - [2011] - 90.93 - [2010] - 90.72
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts42Walks86Hittable61SO/BB79vsPower61Hitting7Durability47Team.516Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001Oklahoma State UniversityBig12NCAA-1ST19624.0511110000053.0472824020400001.267.93--3.386.752.00.750-
2002Oklahoma StateBig12NCAA-1So22ST20634.2613130310076.0754036023470001.298.88--2.725.572.04.667-
2003Oklahoma StateBig12NCAA-1Jr22ST211053.79171612000111.21176647929971001.319.430.732.347.823.34.667-
2003Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAmin-ST21312.4911110000050.245161448474001.057.990.711.428.355.88.750-
2004Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST22422.40770000045.040131216371001.028.000.201.207.406.17.667-
2004New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin-ST22532.4310100220070.0442319213720000.815.630.261.669.215.54.625-
2004Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-ST22134.97990000054.0653130315360001.4710.770.502.485.962.40.250-
2004Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST01083.24262602200169.214967616341451001.087.900.321.807.694.26.556-
2005Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin40ST23583.01222201100134.2123504515261074001.118.221.001.747.154.12.385-
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST23333.351091000053.2482120514320001.168.050.842.355.372.29.5003.82
2006Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-ST24542.6712120100084.0772625425685101.218.220.432.677.262.72.556-
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST24586.3716160000083.011463591716620031.5612.311.841.736.703.88.3855.00
2007Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin-ST25323.16761001142.234161534411000.897.170.630.848.6510.25.600-
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST25994.26242312100143.2162706815291020051.3310.150.941.826.393.52.5003.89
2008Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST26105.4011000005.07330041001.4012.60----7.200.001.000-
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST261143.45282800000172.0161666620421416031.188.411.042.197.363.36.7333.79
2009Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST27101.2911000007.05110130000.866.43--1.293.863.001.000-
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST271594.37333301100200.0190999728481624041.198.551.262.167.293.38.6254.08
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST281294.49292900000170.0186878523431487061.349.831.222.277.823.44.5713.96
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30ST29863.14232121020134.2126504715321234041.178.421.002.148.223.84.5713.45
2012Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-ST300054.0011000000.02220000006.0054.00------0.00--
2013Kane County CougarsMidwAchn-ST31126.17660000023.029161648140001.5911.191.543.095.401.75.333-
2013Daytona CubsFSLA+chn-ST31012.8422000006.06322220001.268.532.842.842.841.00.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0135.46880000029.2351918610160001.5210.621.823.034.851.60.250-
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32ST31003.60330000015.09663460000.875.401.802.403.601.50-5.65
2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex50ST32413.32660000038.0351614511301001.218.291.182.617.112.73.800-
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex25S/R32345.47258170013080.28249491514550021.199.151.671.566.143.93.4294.78
2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan30ST33733.3913130210077.064312967513000.927.480.700.825.967.29.700-
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30ST33015.73220000011.011774381001.279.003.272.456.552.67.0007.22
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter66534.2619317221421501062.21089518504145245839220271.259.211.232.077.093.42.5550.96
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter40303.2010810716411636.05762472274912651220101.108.110.691.777.214.06.571-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter25213.30696814211429.0398170158368833314101.138.310.751.846.953.78.543-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter532.4310100220070.0442319213720000.815.630.261.669.215.54.625-
A+ Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter632.8312120000063.260222039462001.088.480.421.276.505.11.667-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter433.6517170000073.1743230816614001.229.000.971.957.423.81.571-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22104.00414015100240.12391341079721841001.298.930.342.696.872.56.688-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter63484.1516315944220955.0987456442123224770210251.269.271.162.107.233.44.568-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter345.47258170013080.28249491514550021.199.151.671.566.143.93.429-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.60330000015.09663460000.875.401.802.403.601.50--
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter015.73220000011.011774381001.279.003.272.456.552.67.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14114.26403641030220.022510710430511735061.259.211.232.077.093.42.5600.96
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14103.20373702100220.0198857817431767001.108.110.691.777.214.06.583-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30p2413000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30p2526000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30p2622110000000103000.500.500.5001.0001051.000.000.000.4480.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30p2726000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30p2823000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30p2925021000000100000.400.400.6001.000315.500.200.200.4320.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p3133000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex25p32251000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Oklahoma City DodgersPCLAAAlan30p33612020000000301000.167.167.167.3342013.222.000.000.1470.0023.080.000.000.000.00
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30p3323000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter41321310000001306000.094.094.125.2194138.158.031.031.0000.0034.210.000.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612020000000301000.167.167.167.3342013.222.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612020000000301000.167.167.167.3342013.222.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1125131000000904000.120.120.160.2804129.188.040.040.0000.0031.030.000.000.0033.33
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter23000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter251000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162126412400000051024000.094.094.125.219164150.158.031.031.0000.0034.210.000.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162324054000000081027000.167.167.167.334540351.222.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min22P7--66--12121.0001.71------7100.05.2
2004New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin22P10--177--24241.0002.40------10100.07.1
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin22P9--76--13131.0001.44------9100.06.3
2005Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin23P22--12131-2625.9621.14------22100.015.3
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23P1095383-111111.0001.100.21-----10100.06.2
2006Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin24P12--10161-2726.9632.17------12100.08.4
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24P16168356--11111.0000.690.13-----16100.09.9
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin25P7--69-215151.0002.14------7100.04.9
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25P2423144910212119.9050.790.13-----24100.014.8
2008Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min26P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P28281721011122221.9550.750.12-----28100.017.2
2009Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min27P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P3333200917--26261.0000.790.13-----33100.020.2
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P29291701513112928.9660.970.16-----29100.017.9
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P2321134116--17171.0000.740.13-----23100.014.2
2012Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min30P1---------------1100.00.7
2013Kane County Cougars MidwAchn31P6--11-1221.0000.33------6100.04.4
2013Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn31P2---------------2100.01.6
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P331521--331.0001.000.20-10.0-3100.01.9
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex32P6--33--661.0001.00------6100.04.2
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex32P2588061-1771.0000.280.095271.4-25100.015.4
2015Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan33P13--56--11111.0000.85------13100.09.0
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33P221111--221.0001.000.181-100.0-2100.01.2
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P1931721062766946149145.9730.750.146366.7-1930.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P69--4353229896.9801.39------690.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--177--24241.0002.40------100.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P12--77--14141.0001.17------120.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6--11-1221.0000.33------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min227----------
2004New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2210----------
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin229----------
2005Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2322----------
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2310----------
2006Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2412----------
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2416----------
2007Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin257----------
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2524----------
2008Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min261----------
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2628----------
2009Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min271----------
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2733----------
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2829----------
2011Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2923----------
2012Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min301----------
2013Kane County Cougars MidwAchn316----------
2013Daytona Cubs FSLA+chn312----------
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn313----------
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex326----------
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex3225----------
2015Oklahoma City Dodgers PCLAAAlan3313----------
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan332----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2002Orleans CardinalsCape Cod LeagueCollege20311.61990000056.03813100852000.826.110.001.298.366.502.09.750
2004Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor22013.72770000029.03215124729001.349.931.242.179.004.144.66.000
2006Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24213.52660000023.021995614001.178.221.962.355.482.333.52.667
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25008.71615000010.12110100512002.5718.290.004.3510.452.408.71.000
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26100.0022000004.0500014001.5011.250.002.259.004.000.001.000
2009Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.00000000012.03910300103.2529.252.250.000.0000.75.000
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28314.50660000022.02811111322001.4111.450.411.239.007.334.50.750
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB28003.8610100002.13111020001.4311.573.860.007.7103.86.000
2011Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29232.66660000023.217773520000.956.461.141.907.614.002.66.400
2012Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301113.5020200004.2777221002.1413.503.863.861.930.5013.50.500
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB310081.0011000000.13331200050.0081.0027.0054.000.000.0081.00.000
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB32116.75440000012.016129271101.9212.001.505.250.750.149.00.500
2015New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33017.84422000010.114991010001.3912.190.870.008.7107.84.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs013.72770000029.03215124729001.349.931.242.179.004.144.66.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs311.61990000056.03813100852000.826.110.001.298.366.502.09.750
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1084.78372890000122.31716965183184201.6512.581.322.286.182.715.08.556
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs003.8610100002.3311102001.2911.573.860.007.7103.86.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2003Big 12 Conference All-Conference (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-10-11PFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent34.022  
2015-07-06PLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured33.290Team Roster on 2015-07-06
2015-06-23PLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list33.277Team Roster on 2015-06-23
2015-06-15PLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured33.269Team Roster on 2015-06-15
2015-05-07PLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)33.230Team Roster on 2015-05-07
2015-05-06PLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors33.229Team Roster on 2015-05-06
2015-05-04PLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment33.227Team Roster on 2015-05-04
2015-04-27PLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors33.220Team Roster on 2015-04-27
2015-04-13PLos Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)33.206Team Roster on 2015-04-13
2015-04-13PLos Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.206Team Roster on 2015-04-13
2015-03-30PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees33.192  
2015-01-31PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.134Team Roster on 2015-01-31
2014-10-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.042  
2014-05-14PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors32.237Team Roster on 2014-05-14
2014-05-12PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)32.235Team Roster on 2014-05-12
2014-05-10PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors32.233Team Roster on 2014-05-10
2014-05-08PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment32.231Team Roster on 2014-05-08
2014-05-07PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors32.230Team Roster on 2014-05-07
2014-03-29PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.191Team Roster on 2014-03-29
2014-03-25PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mariners32.187  
2014-01-30PSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.133Team Roster on 2014-01-30
2013-10-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency32.042  
2013-07-29PChicago CubsDaytona (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Daytona (A+) for rehab31.313Team Roster on 2013-07-29
2013-07-14PChicago CubsKane County (A)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Kane County (A) for rehab31.298Team Roster on 2013-07-14
2013-04-01PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Recovering from Tommy John surgery31.194Team Roster on 2013-04-01
2012-11-13PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract ($5.5m)31.055Team Roster on 2012-11-13
2012-10-29PFree Agent -Free Agent--Option declined, declared a free agent31.040  
2012-10-25PMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.036Team Roster on 2012-10-25
2012-04-14PMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL30.207Team Roster on 2012-04-14
2012-04-04PMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Elbow30.197Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-09-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-09InjuredDisabled -- Right flexor strain 
2011-07-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-07-17InjuredDisabled -- Right flexor strain 
2009-04-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-04-02InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder stiffness 
2008-06-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-05-07InjuredDisabled -- Right groin strain 
2003-06-20Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2003Minnesota Twins-21600,000-------600,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (2nd round - 58th overall)
2005Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23300,000-79437-2,189,055300,000900,000
2006Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24330,000-70423112,365,072327,0001,230,000
2007Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25380,000-73737-2,459,737380,0001,610,000
2008Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26422,500-54021412,696,252390,0002,032,500
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27750,000-44818432,746,792400,0002,782,500
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll283,000,000-2681270++2,812,412400,0005,782,500
2011Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll295,000,000-184980++2,722,607414,00010,782,500
2013Chicago CubsTeam Payroll315,500,000-185780++3,023,990490,00016,282,5002012-11-13 - Signed to 1-year contract ($5.5m)
2014Texas RangersTeam Payroll32500,000-79440-3,256,497500,00016,782,5002014-01-30 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2014-03-29 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2015Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll33507,5008.10978439-3,571,283507,50017,290,0002015-01-31 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2015-04-13 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red