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What Is Wrong With Scott Baker?

Published by on May 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

During the off-season, Scott Baker signed a four year, $15.25 million deal. Other than a few Joe Mays-related rumblings, the public response to this deal was quite positive.

Why wouldn't it be? Baker was coming off of his best season as a professional, going 11-4 with a 3.45 ERA and 141 strikeouts. He held batters to a .247 BAA and posted a WHIP of just 1.17.

Baker started 2009 on the disabled list after having some shoulder pain in camp, but the problems began when Baker made his first real starts of the season.  Baker gave up seven home runs in his two starts of the year, failed to get a quality start until his fifth start of the year, and generally underperformed.

But did he really?


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