Sam Baker
St. Paul Apostles (ML)
Sam Baker
Birthdate:
Dec. 19, 1970 (26 y, 9 m, 5 d)
Born In:
Redmond, WA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Height/Weight:
6'4"/212
Entry:
1988 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 70, Team: Montana Big Sky
Contract:
$10k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
1 years, 79 days

1997 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
29 0 32.0 2-2 5 9 6 21 33 4.781 4.820 130 3.319 -0.42

1997 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 0.33

1997 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
P 28 32.0 1 8 0 1.0000 1.1779 0.331
Current Status
MLB Service Time 1 years, 79 days
40-man Service Time 1 years, 97 days
Time as Pro 9 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
1997 $10k ($1.4k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 3 3 2 2 4
vs R 3 3 3 2 4
vs L 3 3 2 2 3
Potential 3 3 2 2 4
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 6 5
vs R 7 6 5
vs L 7 6 5
Potential 8 6 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 5 6
Slider 4 7
Other Pitching
Velocity 97-99 mph
GB % 63%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 3
Hold 6
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
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
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1997 26 0 29 32.0 2-2 5 33 21 22.92% 14.58% 4.17% 80.28% 63.79% 0.309 4.781 4.820 130 3.319 -0.04 -0.42
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
0 57 64.0 3-4 11 57 35 20.58% 12.64% 3.25% 74.64% 54.55% 0.298 4.781 4.373 119 3.781 0.41 -0.43

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
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 -0.86
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 -0.25
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 -0.24
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
19 46 157.1 7-9 8 94 44 14.60% 6.83% 2.95% 83.14% 56.60% 0.275 3.089 4.196 105 3.910 -1.11 0.24
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 0.57

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
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1997 26 29 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
57 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.04

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
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
46 43 36 11 2 0 1 3 4 1 5 0 0 0.306 0.324 0.769 0.3333 0.344 -0.08
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
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1997 P 28 32.0 1 8 0 1.000 2.531 1.178 0.33
St. Paul - TBC
STP - TBC
1996 P 28 32.0 0 3 0 1.000 0.844 1.032 -0.13
Total P 56 64.0 1 11 0 0.20

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
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 214 726.2 36 74 8 -1.20
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 Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Sept. 15, 1997
Sep 15
LIN 6 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 14, 1997
Sep 14
LIN 2 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 9, 1997
Sep 9
SF 4 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Sept. 8, 1997
Sep 8
SF 6 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 30, 1997
Aug 30
OKL 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 28, 1997
Aug 28
OKL 1 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 26, 1997
Aug 26
@HOU 2 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 24, 1997
Aug 24
@HOU 2 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 23, 1997
Aug 23
@HOU 5 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 19, 1997
Aug 19
NOLA 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 11, 1997
Aug 11
@SEA 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 10, 1997
Aug 10
@SEA 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 5, 1997
Aug 5
KC 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Aug. 4, 1997
Aug 4
KC 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 30, 1997
Jul 30
@POR 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 29, 1997
Jul 29
@POR 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 27, 1997
Jul 27
OAK 5 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 25, 1997
Jul 25
OAK 6 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 24, 1997
Jul 24
OAK 15 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 22, 1997
Jul 22
@LIN 3 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 16, 1997
Jul 16
@SF 3 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 12, 1997
Jul 12
TOR 5 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 9, 1997
Jul 9
TOR 4 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 7, 1997
Jul 7
@OKL 3 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
July 2, 1997
Jul 2
HOU 3 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 30, 1997
Jun 30
HOU 4 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 29, 1997
Jun 29
HOU 4 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 22, 1997
Jun 22
@LA 4 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 21, 1997
Jun 21
@LA 8 - 4 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