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John Baker

John Baker 24 C

Tacoma Rainiers

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: John David Baker
  • Age: 38 (January 20, 1981)
  • Birthplace: Alameda, CA
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 4 (2002, OAK)
  • MLB Debut: 07/09/2008
  • School: California
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John Baker Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
May 20, 2015 Tacoma Rainiers released C John Baker.
January 29, 2015 Seattle Mariners signed free agent C John Baker to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 29, 2015 C John Baker assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
December 2, 2014 C John Baker elected free agency.
March 30, 2014 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of C John Baker from Iowa Cubs.
January 22, 2014 C John Baker assigned to Iowa Cubs.
December 18, 2013 Chicago Cubs signed free agent C John Baker to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 1, 2013 C John Baker elected free agency.
August 5, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers sent John Baker outright to Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 18, 2013 Albuquerque Isotopes activated C John Baker from the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2013 Albuquerque Isotopes placed C John Baker on the temporarily inactive list.
June 15, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers claimed John Baker off waivers from San Diego Padres.
June 15, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned C John Baker to Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 10, 2013 San Diego Padres designated John Baker for assignment.
May 28, 2013 San Diego Padres optioned C John Baker to Tucson Padres.
November 22, 2011 Miami Marlins traded C John Baker to San Diego Padres for LHP Wade LeBlanc.
September 5, 2011 John Baker roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
August 27, 2011 sent C John Baker on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 19, 2011 Jacksonville Suns sent C John Baker on a rehab assignment to New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 14, 2011 John Baker assigned to Jacksonville Suns.
May 10, 2011 sent C John Baker on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
March 30, 2011 Florida Marlins placed C John Baker on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from September 2010 Tommy John surgery.
November 5, 2010 Florida Marlins activated C John Baker from the 60-day disabled list.
August 27, 2010 sent C John Baker on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
June 18, 2010 Florida Marlins transferred C John Baker from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 1, 2010 sent C John Baker on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 15, 2010 Florida Marlins placed C John Baker on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 13, 2010. Right flexor muscle strain.
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John Baker Awards and Honors

John Baker  24 C

John Baker
  • Full Name: John David Baker
  • Born: January 20, 1981
  • Age: 38
  • Birthplace: Alameda, CA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 4 (2002, OAK)
  • School: California
  • MLB Debut: 07/09/2008

Claimed on waivers from the Florida Marlins on Jan. 5, 2006...originally selected in the 4th round of the 2002 First-Year Player Draft...graduated from De La Salle HS (Walnut Creek, Calif.) in 1999...attended the University of California and was an All-Pac 10 selection as a junior in 2002 when he hit a league leading .383...signed by Will Schock.