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Jeff Baker

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  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig is day to day; Hyun-Jin Ryu to be examined

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig is day to day; Hyun-Jin Ryu to be examined
    Sunday could prove to be a costly day for the Dodgers. And we're not talking about the opportunities they wasted in a 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins. That's because the team may be without outfielder Yasiel Puig for at least one game, maybe more, after a...
  • Marlins slip past Dodgers, 5-4

    Marlins slip past Dodgers, 5-4
    KEY MOMENT: After watching the Dodgers rally to tie the score in the ninth inning, the Marlins came back in their half of the inning to win it on Jeff Baker's two-out double just over the glove of Yasiel Puig in the right-field corner. The inning...
  • Dodgers' rotation remains work in progress after 5-4 loss to Marlins

    Dodgers' rotation remains work in progress after 5-4 loss to Marlins
    When Stephen Fife took the mound Sunday, he became the second member of the Albuquerque Isotopes' rotation to start a game for the Dodgers in the last four days. And he probably won't be the last. Because while pitching — especially starting...
  • Reed Johnson gets call vs. Pirates' lefty

    Reed Johnson gets call vs. Pirates' lefty
    Reed Johnson will start in right field for the Cubs as they face Pirates' left-hander Brian Burres in the first game of a weekend series Friday at Wrigley Field. But manager Mike Quade only used part of his usual lineup against southpaws, keeping...
  • Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast

    Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast
    There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable. But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
  • Danks gets it right

    Danks gets it right
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum helped out the White Sox, and John Danks did the rest on Saturday night. The White Sox’s left-handed starter has had more trouble with left-handed hitters than righties this season. His confidence in throwing his changeup to...
  • Johnson, Baker in for Cubs vs. Cards' LH Garcia

    Johnson, Baker in for Cubs vs. Cards' LH Garcia
    Reed Johnson will start in right field and Jeff Baker at first base as the Cubs stack their lineup with right-handed bats against the Cardinals' Jaime Garcia, who is 10-6. Randy Wells pitches for the Cubs on a beautiful Friday. The lineup: Castro, ss...
  • Taking batting practice before Cubs-Sox

    Taking batting practice before Cubs-Sox
    Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series: Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll! Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
  • Baker, Johnson in Cubs lineup vs. lefty

    Baker, Johnson in Cubs lineup vs. lefty
    Jeff Baker is batting fourth and playing first base for the Cubs as they face Houston left-hander Wandy Rodriguez Saturday at Wrigley Field. Reed Johnson is the leadoff man, with Randy Wells pitching. Wrigley Field is in good shape after heavy rains but...
  • Whispers

    Don't be surprised if the Mariners surface as an option for Hall of Famer Pat Gillick, who is under consideration for a club president's job with the Cubs. The Mariners' collapse has cut into general manager Jack Zduriencik's standing at a point when...
  • Aramis Ramirez back in Cubs lineup

    Aramis Ramirez back in Cubs lineup
    Aramis Ramirez tested his aching lower back during batting practice Wednesday afternoon and pronounced himself fit to play against the Nationals. Ramirez missed Tuesday's game with back spasms and manager Mike Quade delayed his final lineup until after...