Search Results for: Dylan Baker

Baker suffers hard-luck loss in Class A [Baseball]

Juneau’s Dylan Baker turned in his finest pitching performance as a professional, yet it wasn’t enough to garner his first victory. The 21-year-old starter for Class A Lake County Captains of the Cleveland Indians organization went the distance in a 2-0 loss to Great Lakes in Midwest League action. Baker, a fifth-round MLB draft pick… Read more »

Baker holding his own in rookie ball [Baseball]

It just keeps getting better and better for Alaska pitcher Dylan Baker. The rookie right-hander continues to improve during rookie ball for the Cleveland Indians. Baker, of Juneau fame, extended his scoreless streak to 4.2 innings over two starts after Friday’s performance against San Diego. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder went 3 innings and faced 12 batters,… Read more »

Baker named JUCO All-American [Baseball]

Western Nevada College pitcher Dylan Baker of Juneau has been named a Junior College First Team All-American, making him the school’s first baseball player to earn such recognition. The Region 18 Pitcher of the Year was 13-0 with a 1.91 earned run average this season. He struck out 126 batters in 84.2 innings and surrendered… Read more »

Cleveland drafts Baker in fifth round [Baseball]

After making college players swing and miss, Juneau pitcher Dylan Baker is hoping to be a hit in the big leagues. Baker today was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The 6-foot-3 right-hander with a rocket arm was arguably the top pitching prospect out of junior… Read more »

Baker stays alive at JUCO World Series [Baseball]

In desperate need of a victory to stay alive in the JUCO World Series, Western Nevada College played its ace. Sophomore pitcher Dylan Baker of Juneau delivered another awesome outing, striking out 10 and shutting down the Cisco Wranglers in a 9-2 win in Grand Junction, Colo. Baker (13-0) blanked the Wranglers for five innings… Read more »

Baker flirts with no-no, Ks 14 [Baseball]

Juneau’s Dylan Baker lost his no-no in the eighth inning and nearly lost the game in the ninth. Fortunately Western Nevada College won the game in the 10th. As a result the Wildcats are going back to the championship game of the NJCAA Region 18 tournament in West Jordan, Utah. Baker, a hard-throwing sophomore right-hander,… Read more »

Is Baker the man? Coach says yes [Baseball]

Armed with a 96 mph fastball and a wicked breaking ball, Juneau’s Dylan Baker has been nearly unhittable this year. Opposing hitters are batting just .117 against the sophomore righty at Western Nevada College, where he continues to impress head coach DJ Whittemore. Whittemore has had a front-row seat to Baker’s sensational season – 10-0,… Read more »

Baker now 10-0 for Western Nevada [Baseball]

The Western Nevada College baseball team has 31 wins this year. And Alaska’s Dylan Baker has 10 of them. The remarkable right-handed pitcher won for the 10th time in 11 starts in an 11-2 victory over Eastern Utah in a mercy-induced 6 inning game. He threw just 3 innings, leaving with his team ahead 11-2,… Read more »