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Jeff Baker on playing at home, and almost playing for the Nationals

Tuesday night, Marlins utility man Jeff Baker made his first appearance at Nationals Park this season. If things had unfolded differently this winter, Baker could have been playing for the Nationals. The Nationals showed interest in Baker and kept in touch with his agent, Scott Boras, who they’ve done much business with, all winter long. Baker, […]
Washington Post Apr 9, 2014

Nats Journal: Jeff Baker on playing at home, and almost playing for the Nationals

Tuesday night, Marlins utility man Jeff Baker made his first appearance at Nationals Park this season. If things had unfolded differently this winter, Baker could have been playing for the Nationals. The Nationals showed interest in Baker and kept in touch with his agent, Scott Boras, who they’ve done much business with, all winter long. Baker, a Woodbridge native who attended Gar-Field High, confirmed the Nationals’ desire to sign him as a free agent before Wednesday night’s game. Read full article >>
NoNoHitters.com Apr 4, 2014

The Marlins’ Jeff Baker tags Eric Stults for a first-inning single, and the #Padres have gone 7,170 games without a #nohitter.

The Marlins’ Jeff Baker tags Eric Stults for a first-inning single, and the #Padres have gone 7,170 games without a #nohitter.

Why the Nationals, Mike Rizzo signed Kevin Frandsen

Throughout the winter, the Nationals maintained contact with free agent utility man Jeff Baker. He could play all four corner spots, and he provided right-handed power off the bench. He fit what the Nationals were looking for. The Nationals could not exceed the offer Baker received from the Marlins, who gave him a two-year, $3.7 […]    

McGehee hitting cleanup, Baker second for Marlins tonight vs. Rockies

MIAMI – Casey McGehee has just 112 plate appearances as the cleanup hitter in his five-season in the major leagues, but in his first game back after spending a year in Japan he will be in the fourth spot against the Rockies tonight. McGehee will hit behind Giancarlo Stanton and Jeff Baker is in the two hole in manager Mike Redmond’s first lineup for the 2014 season. McGehee has a career .218 average with three home runs hitting cleanup (22-for-101). He has hit fifth most of his career. Redmond wants to use a right-handed hitter in the fourth spot against lefties to better protect Stanton....
Rotoworld Mar 30, 2014

Jeff Baker to start at 2B, bat cleanup - Jeff Baker (OF) Miami Marlins

Jeff Baker will start at second base and bat cleanup for the Marlins on Opening Day against Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa.

Jeff Baker to start at second base for Marlins on opening day, could hit cleanup

TAMPA – Jeff Baker not only will get the start on opening day at second base, but the right-handed hitter could be in the heart of the order. Baker will start against left-handers and Derek Dietrich against righties while Rafael Furcal nurses his strained hamstring. The Rockies are throwing lefty Jorge De La Rosa on Monday. Manager Mike Redmond is considering using Baker in the cleanup spot when he’s in the lineup against lefties. Baker is hitting .298 in his career against left-handers, .314 last season, and 35 of his 48 career homers are against lefties. He has hit cleanup in 95 of his...

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