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Baker wins with brains and brawn [Baseball]

For most of his life, Dylan Baker of Juneau had success just throwing the ball. He blew batters away with a 90-plus fastball and kept them off balance with off-speed stuff. Then he got drafted by the Cleveland Indians and went pro with the Class-A Lake County Captains, and everything went downhill. For the first… Read more »

Baker unbeatable in second half [Baseball]

Talk about a turnaround. Dylan Baker of Juneau hasn’t resembled the same pitcher he was in the first half of the season, and that’s a good thing. The 6-foot-2 right-hander with the Lake County Captains is 4-0 with a 0.68 ERA since the Class A all-star game, looking like an all-star himself. Baker [6-5] actually… Read more »

Baker wins third straight decision [Baseball]

It looks like Dylan Baker of Juneau has it figured out – at least for now. Let’s hope they’ve noticed in Cleveland. Baker, a fifth-round draft pick a year ago, has won his last three starts for the Class A Lake County Captains of the Cleveland Indians farm system. The 21-year-old righty is 3-0 with… Read more »

Baker earns second professional win [Baseball]

Juneau’s Dylan Baker earned his second win as a professional pitcher as Class A Lake Country beat first-place Fort Wayne 11-0 in Indiana. The 6-foot-2 starting pitcher has his rights owned by the Cleveland Indians, who picked him in the fifth round of last year’s MLB Draft. Baker, 21, went longer into a pro game… Read more »

Baker making strides despite losses [Baseball]

His 1-4 record suggests Dylan Baker of Juneau is struggling in his first season of professional baseball. Not really. His numbers are a bit misleading, masking the development the 21-year-old is truly making with the Class A Lake County Captains of the Cleveland Indians organization. At first glance you look at his 4.15 ERA in… Read more »