Sam Baker
Maine Lobsters (ML)
Sam Baker
Birthdate:
Dec. 19, 1970 (28 y, 6 m, 5 d)
Born In:
Redmond, WA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'4"/210
Entry:
1988 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 70, Team: Montana Big Sky
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
2 years, 57 days

1999 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1 0 1.0 0-0 0 1 0 1 2 0.000 2.213 50 4.349 0.08

1999 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 -0.00

1999 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0000 0.0000 -0.002
Current Status
MLB Service Time 2 years, 57 days
40-man Service Time 3 years, 5 days
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1999 $10k ($9.5k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 3 2 3
vs R 3 3 3 2 3
vs L 3 3 3 2 3
Potential 3 3 3 3 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 4
Error 4 3
Arm 2 5 4
Turn DP 3
C Ability 2
Position
Pitcher 4
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 2
Running 2
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 7 5 5
vs R 7 6 5
vs L 7 5 5
Potential 8 5 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 5 5
Slider 4 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 97-99 mph
GB % 57%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 4
Hold 7
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1999-06-07
Position changed from CL to RP
Role changed from CL to RP
1999-05-29
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 61% to 57%
Stamina increased from 3 to 4
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1999-01-07
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Eye decreased from 3 to 2
Eye vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Curveball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
1998-11-06
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
GB% decreased from 63% to 62%
Stamina decreased from 4 to 3
1998-09-12
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Position changed from SP to CL
Role changed from SP to CL
1998-09-07
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
1998-05-29
Gap vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Stamina increased from 3 to 4
1998-04-29
Weight decreased from 213 to 211
1997-11-28
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1997-11-06
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential increased from 2 to 3
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
1997-09-29
Hold increased from 6 to 7
1997-06-19
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
1997-05-29
Gap vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
1997-01-07
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
1996-11-07
Gap vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
1996-10-04
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1996-08-28
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1996-08-13
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1996-07-04
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 2 to 3
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
1B defense decreased from 2 to 0
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 8
Stuff increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 7
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1996-05-29
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 211 to 212
1995-12-30
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 6
Stuff decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 62% to 63%
Fastball increased from 7 to 8
Curveball increased from 4 to 5
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 210 to 211
1995-10-18
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
1995-08-03
Contact vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Gap Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Gap decreased from 3 to 2
Gap vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 4
P defense decreased from 5 to 4
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 58% to 62%
Weight increased from 204 to 211
1995-01-07
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 8
Stuff increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 56% to 58%
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1994-07-09
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 6
Stuff decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 55% to 56%
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
1993-09-07
Power Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% increased from 54% to 55%
Fastball Pot increased from 7 to 8
Curveball Pot increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1992-12-06
Stuff Potential increased from 6 to 7
Stuff increased from 3 to 5
Stuff vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stuff vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 4 to 5
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1992-01-27
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range increased from 2 to 3
Infield Error increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
Velocity increased from 96-98 mph to 97-99 mph
GB% decreased from 55% to 54%
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1991-08-08
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 53% to 55%
Curveball Pot decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball increased from 3 to 4
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
1991-01-07
Speed increased from 2 to 3
1990-10-21
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
1B defense increased from 0 to 2
Stuff vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 200 to 202
1990-07-04
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Power Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Fastball increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 197 to 200
1990-01-07
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 2 to 3
Movement Potential increased from 5 to 6
Velocity increased from 95-97 mph to 96-98 mph
GB% increased from 51% to 53%
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1989-11-07
Gap vs L increased from 2 to 3
Power Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Error increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% decreased from 53% to 51%
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight increased from 196 to 198
1989-07-09
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 5 to 6
Stuff increased from 2 to 4
Stuff vs R increased from 2 to 4
Stuff vs L increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Velocity increased from 93-95 mph to 95-97 mph
GB% decreased from 55% to 53%
Curveball Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Slider increased from 3 to 4
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight decreased from 198 to 196
1989-01-07
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap Potential increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 2 to 3
Gap vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Velocity increased from 92-94 mph to 93-95 mph
GB% decreased from 56% to 55%
Fastball Pot increased from 6 to 7
Fastball increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 197 to 198

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1999 28 0 1 1.0 0-0 0 2 1 40.00% 20.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.500 0.000 2.213 50 4.349 -2.21 0.08
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1998 27 2 12 22.1 1-4 1 20 5 19.80% 4.95% 4.95% 67.74% 45.24% 0.391 6.448 4.894 128 3.579 1.55 -0.18
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1997 26 0 32 36.2 2-2 5 37 26 22.56% 15.85% 3.66% 83.00% 58.21% 0.286 4.173 4.838 130 3.819 -0.67 -0.48
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 25 0 28 32.0 1-2 6 24 14 18.05% 10.53% 2.26% 68.63% 46.03% 0.289 4.781 3.926 108 4.244 0.86 -0.01
Total - TBC
TBC
2 73 92.0 4-8 12 83 46 20.60% 11.41% 3.47% 74.76% 50.29% 0.318 4.891 4.506 121 3.914 0.39 -0.59

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Durham - AAA
DUR - AAA
1998 27 1 11 21.2 2-0 3 22 6 24.72% 6.74% 3.37% 86.54% 42.50% 0.263 2.908 3.199 89 2.808 -0.29 0.32
SXC - AAA
1995 24 0 22 38.1 1-2 8 35 7 25.00% 5.00% 2.14% 96.64% 53.33% 0.192 0.704 2.569 63 2.800 -1.86 1.10
SXC - AAA
1994 23 19 24 119.0 6-7 0 59 37 11.71% 7.34% 3.17% 81.01% 57.52% 0.296 3.857 4.720 119 4.268 -0.86 0.25
Tucson - U27
TUC - U27
1993 22 0 40 66.1 6-8 17 56 24 19.51% 8.36% 2.09% 72.43% 54.89% 0.305 4.206 3.610 97 3.562 0.60 0.64
Tucson - U27
TUC - U27
1992 21 0 45 64.2 6-5 17 60 25 21.66% 9.03% 1.44% 81.45% 55.08% 0.337 2.644 3.181 89 3.314 -0.54 1.18
SHR - U24
1991 20 10 10 62.0 3-1 0 32 20 12.65% 7.91% 1.19% 84.53% 42.66% 0.258 2.032 3.476 93 4.292 -1.44 1.05
Texas A&M - U22
TAMU - U22
1991 20 10 10 59.0 1-3 0 39 21 15.29% 8.24% 1.96% 79.49% 50.39% 0.305 3.203 4.298 111 4.306 -1.09 0.38
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1990 19 14 19 101.2 1-8 0 55 26 11.58% 5.47% 1.47% 64.16% 50.88% 0.366 5.046 4.186 108 3.974 0.86 0.66
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1989 18 16 25 95.0 3-6 1 49 19 11.72% 4.55% 1.44% 71.66% 53.21% 0.317 2.937 4.067 115 3.874 -1.13 0.56
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1988 17 22 22 120.2 8-6 0 80 36 16.29% 7.33% 1.43% 77.91% 54.92% 0.270 2.909 3.732 109 3.604 -0.82 1.07
Total - AAA
AAA
20 57 179.0 9-9 11 116 50 15.83% 6.82% 3.00% 83.50% 55.12% 0.274 3.067 4.075 103 3.777 -1.01 1.68
Total - AA
AA
0 85 131.0 12-13 34 116 49 20.57% 8.69% 1.77% 77.01% 54.98% 0.320 3.435 3.398 93 3.440 0.04 1.83
Total - A
A
10 10 62.0 3-1 0 32 20 12.65% 7.91% 1.19% 84.53% 42.66% 0.258 2.032 3.476 93 4.292 -1.44 1.05
Total - S A
S A
10 10 59.0 1-3 0 39 21 15.29% 8.24% 1.96% 79.49% 50.39% 0.305 3.203 4.298 111 4.306 -1.09 0.38
Total - R
R
52 66 317.1 12-20 1 184 81 13.29% 5.85% 1.45% 70.69% 53.10% 0.319 3.602 3.978 110 3.804 -0.38 2.29

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1999 28 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1998 27 12 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.167 0.167 0.333 0.2500 0.146 -0.06
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1997 26 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 25 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.04
Total - TBC
TBC
73 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.2000 0.125 -0.10

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Durham - AAA
DUR - AAA
1998 27 11 4 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.250 1.0000 0.549 0.04
SXC - AAA
1995 24 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.10
SXC - AAA
1994 23 24 41 34 11 2 0 1 3 4 1 4 0 0 0.324 0.343 0.813 0.3448 0.363 0.02
Tucson - U27
TUC - U27
1993 22 40 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0.000 0.250 0.250 0.0000 0.178 -0.04
Tucson - U27
TUC - U27
1992 21 45 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.333 0.333 0.667 0.5000 0.307 0.02
SHR - U24
1991 20 10 24 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0.191 0.227 0.418 0.2500 0.200 -0.30
Texas A&M - U22
TAMU - U22
1991 20 10 21 17 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0.353 0.353 0.765 0.4000 0.347 0.02
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1990 19 33 99 91 28 6 0 1 8 10 0 12 0 0 0.308 0.304 0.711 0.3418 0.323 -0.22
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1989 18 26 39 36 7 1 0 0 1 5 0 11 0 0 0.194 0.194 0.417 0.2800 0.193 -0.30
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1988 17 22 50 43 12 1 0 0 7 2 1 13 0 0 0.279 0.289 0.591 0.3871 0.273 -0.02
Total - AAA
AAA
57 47 40 13 3 0 1 4 5 1 7 0 0 0.325 0.342 0.817 0.3750 0.364 -0.04
Total - AA
AA
85 8 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0.167 0.286 0.452 0.2500 0.233 -0.01
Total - A
A
10 24 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0.191 0.227 0.418 0.2500 0.200 -0.30
Total - S A
S A
10 21 17 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0.353 0.353 0.765 0.4000 0.347 0.02
Total - R
R
81 188 170 47 8 0 1 16 17 1 36 0 0 0.277 0.278 0.619 0.3407 0.283 -0.54

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Maine - TBC
ME - TBC
1999 P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.00
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1998 P 12 22.1 1 4 0 1.000 2.015 1.032 0.04
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1997 P 31 36.2 1 9 0 1.000 2.455 1.175 0.29
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 P 28 32.0 0 3 0 1.000 0.844 1.032 -0.13
Total P 72 92.0 2 16 0 0.20

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Durham - AAA
DUR - AAA
1998 P 11 21.2 0 2 0 1.000 0.831 0.703 -0.49
SXC - AAA
1995 P 21 38.1 3 3 1 0.857 1.409 0.842 -0.48
SXC - AAA
1994 P 24 119.0 9 12 2 0.913 1.588 0.956 -0.72
Tucson - U27
TUC - U27
1993 P 40 66.1 2 7 0 1.000 1.221 1.027 0.18
Tucson - U27
TUC - U27
1992 P 43 64.2 0 6 0 1.000 0.835 1.011 0.11
SHR - U24
1991 P 10 62.0 4 4 2 0.800 1.161 0.722 -1.03
Texas A&M - U22
TAMU - U22
1991 P 10 59.0 2 4 0 1.000 0.915 0.999 0.20
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1990 P 19 101.2 6 12 1 0.947 1.593 0.886 -0.48
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1990 1B 5 38.0 32 3 0 1.000 8.290 0.896 -0.87
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1990 SS 8 73.1 13 21 5 0.872 4.173 0.940 -1.08
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1990 CF 1 4.2 1 1 0 1.000 3.857 0.617 -0.70
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1989 P 25 95.0 4 12 2 0.889 1.516 0.983 0.12
Durham - U20
DUR - U20
1988 P 22 120.2 6 14 0 1.000 1.492 1.046 0.90
Total P 225 748.1 36 76 8 -1.69
Total 1B 5 38.0 32 3 0 -0.87
Total SS 8 73.1 13 21 5 -1.08
Total CF 1 4.2 1 1 0 -0.70

The Baseball Classic Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
June 20, 1999
Jun 20
@PIT 9 - 11 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 5 24 - 0.24

The Baseball Classic Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
June 20, 1999
Jun 20
@PIT 9 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
May 29, 1992 St. Paul Chris Reed
Dallas Sam Baker
Sept. 2, 1998 St. Paul Sam Baker
Arturo Espinoza
Maine Chris Bale
Danny Bartling
Player Awards
None
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg Hold Rank
1996 TBC 6 5
1997 TBC 4 10
1999 TBC 1 2