Scott Baker

Twins, Baker Blank Dodgers 1-0
The Twins beat the L.A. Dodgers 1-0 Wednesday afternoon behind a great performance from starting pitcher Scott Baker. Baker threw 7 1/3 innings with 6 hits and 1 walk with 9 strikeouts to get the win and improve to 6-5. Glen Perkins recorded the final 2 outs of the 8th inning and Matt Capps threw …
Tigers Complete Sweep Of Twins
The Twins lost 4-2 at Detroit Wednesday night. The Tigers complete the 3-game sweep of the Twins and send the Twins to their 10th loss in their last 12 games. Miguel Cabrera hit a 3-run homerun for the Tigers off Scott Baker. Baker allowed 7 hits and 4 earned runs in 6 innings to take the loss an…
Twins Host Angels Tonight; Hoey Called Up
The Twins took the day off Thursday and will host the Los Angeles Angels tonight beginning a 3-game series at Target Field at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Righthander Scott Baker (2-3) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Tyler Chatwood (3-2) toes the rubbber for the Angels.
Twins Need A Hard Thrower
The Twins have taken the philosophy finding pitchers that throw strikes and pitch to contact to reduce the wear and tear on their arms. These pitchers arn't hard throwers and can't overpower the opponent. Liriano used to throw hard but has become less of a hard thrower that is encouraged…
Mariners Hand Twins 9th Straight Loss 5-2
The Twins lost 5-2 to the Seattle Mariners Monday night to suffer their 9th straight loss. Michael Pineda threw 7 shutout innings with 3 hits allowed to get the win for Mariners. Scott Baker allowed 7 hits and 4 earned runs in 6 innings to take the loss and drop to 2-3. Jason Kubel and Michael Cu…
Twins Edge Orioles To Earn A Split
The Twins held off Baltimore 3-1 to earn a split in the 4-game series. Minnesota got a great pitching performance from Scott Baker. He threw 7 shutout innings with 4 hits allowed to get the win and improve to 1-2 on the season. Both Jim Thome and Michael Cuddyer hit solo homeruns and Thome added …
Twins Blank Braves 2-0; At Toronto Friday
The Twins won 2-0 at Atlanta against the Braves in their regular season finale Wednesday afternoon. Scott Baker threw 5 shutout innings with 3 hits allowed. Kevin Slowey threw 1 inning of scoreless relief to get the win. Jason Kubel had an RBI double and Brian Dinkleman added an RBI single for th…
Marlins Blank Twins 3-0; Baker Named 5th Starter
The Twins lost 3-0 to the Florida Marlins Tuesday afternoon in Jupiter, Florida. Carl Pavano threw 6 innings with 7 hits and 2 earned runs allowed to take the loss. Minnesota managed just 5 hits with Tsuyoshi Nishioka having two of them. Nishioka is batting .351 this spring.