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John BakerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2008-2014
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsC-865, 1B-21, P-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn David Baker
Height6-1Weight220BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 20,1981 [37.270]PlaceAlameda,California
High SchoolDe La Salle (Concord,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 4th round (128th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$268,000Signing ScoutsWill SchockService Time5.141 (2014)
MLB DebutJuly 9,2008 [27.170]
OrganizationsMIA [5] OAK [5] SDN [2] CHN [1] LAN [1] SEA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID20219Retrosheet IDbakej002MLBAM ID434633
Pitch Repertoire Changeup (63.64%) -- Knuckleball (36.36%)
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed33Power44Contact42XBH45RBIs50Runs39Hitting46Durability42Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000University of CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1c191541793006590020000.220.256.293.54912343.220.073-.024.2470.000.000.000.000.0033.33
2001University of CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1c2048169295613032914390191006.331.365.462.8277816179.321.131-.018.3610.000.560.001.6856.3328.57
2002CaliforniaPac10NCAA-1Jr33c21451493457121529023130104005.383.516.5771.0938618194.456.194.389.47715.9815.460.972.5829.8031.58
2002Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-oak25c213911515275011320223770003.235.389.304.693356144.338.069.278.33115.2825.691.680.69115.0022.22
2003Kane County CougarsMidwAoak-c22823044294232649104777100424.309.414.457.87113931365.391.148.306.38312.8821.101.641.6450.6732.98
2003Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak22c222998821200110093430200.214.295.235.530232112.318.021.112.2508.0430.363.780.000.009.52
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         111402501152526601056111130624.286.386.403.78916233477.375.117.259.35211.7423.271.981.2667.0028.70
2004Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak33c231174406712332515781237951705216.280.355.477.83221052499.322.197.280.3587.4119.042.573.0129.3342.28
2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-c2314491117300100062310010.347.429.408.83720356.654.061.184.37210.7141.073.830.000.0017.65
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13148978140355158812431181805316.286.362.470.83223055555.346.184.270.3597.7521.262.742.7032.6039.29
2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak33c24103346438124354110309047005.234.303.364.66712632387.303.130.220.2967.7523.263.001.2969.2039.51
2006Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-c25832934980191438604077223110.273.361.386.74711324340.353.113.270.33211.7622.651.931.1873.2530.00
2007Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo37c2689270357715084120285840117.285.360.430.79011623303.337.145.256.3499.2419.142.072.6433.7529.87
2008Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo12c2759193356214163112243420202.321.398.497.8959621221.361.176.295.39210.8615.381.422.7132.1733.87
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo53,21c2761197325914053200304821346.299.392.447.8398819233.367.148.299.36612.8820.601.602.1539.4032.20
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo21c2811237359101250950004189522510.271.349.410.75915334423.332.139.249.3349.6921.042.172.1341.4433.66
2010Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+flo-c2936220000002100000.333.500.333.833208.400.000.333.39925.0012.500.500.000.000.00
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo21c29237871731060091810015.218.307.282.58922488.283.064.179.26910.2320.452.000.000.0023.53
2011Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+flo17c3012288822010010810001.286.487.500.98714439.400.214.571.43625.6420.510.800.000.0050.00
2011Jacksonville SunsSouAAflo-c3039011000001500000.111.200.222.4222110.250.111.222.19610.0050.005.000.000.00100.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         153789320100111310001.243.429.432.86116549.375.189.486.38722.4526.531.180.000.0055.56
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo21c301613020001002301000.154.267.154.4212016.200.000.154.21112.5018.751.500.000.000.00
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21c316319317468001421204101024.238.310.280.590548214.303.042.150.2669.3519.162.050.000.0017.39
2013Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn-c32413230001002510000.231.375.231.6063016.375.000.154.29812.5031.252.500.000.000.00
2013Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan31c324013314271041701183300200.203.294.301.595405153.235.098.226.27211.7621.571.832.6133.2518.52
2013Totals for PCL-PCL         4414616301041801203810200.205.302.295.597435169.245.090.219.27511.8322.491.902.3736.5016.67
2013San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn8c3216400600020061200004.150.261.150.4116046.214.000.150.20613.0426.092.000.000.000.00
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12c33681829357001500195823233.192.273.231.504427208.278.039.143.2309.1327.883.050.000.0020.00
2015Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea24c34176241020050021300101.161.185.194.37912265.200.033.065.1683.0820.006.500.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3591076124266571141202112726910871532.247.330.341.671367721228.315.094.213.00010.3421.912.121.1476.8627.07
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6942359335633143144933614527859052920749.268.355.403.7589512062718.336.135.256.00010.2321.712.121.8048.1432.54
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4091359193357785271841031503331499325.263.340.387.7275261101541.327.124.240.0009.7321.612.221.7550.3330.81
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14954775145355158912471342007216.265.341.430.77123555621.321.165.249.0007.5721.582.852.4236.4737.93
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1534101022010012910001.294.489.471.96016447.400.177.529.00025.5319.150.750.000.0040.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter823044294232649104777100424.309.414.457.87113931365.391.148.306.00012.8821.101.641.6450.6732.98
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3911515275011320223770003.235.389.304.693356144.338.069.278.00015.2825.691.680.69115.0022.22
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10835970122281864195031312150011.340.423.490.91317637416.356.150.150.0007.457.451.001.9244.8830.33
Florida Marlins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter21266198179421148900821588451021.271.356.401.75726557760.334.130.254.00010.7920.791.931.8447.2131.84
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7923317528001621265301028.223.301.258.559608260.289.035.150.00010.0020.382.040.000.0015.38
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter681829357001500195823233.192.273.231.504427208.278.039.143.0009.1327.883.050.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162486561202606541057121543714.247.330.341.67116632554.315.094.213.00010.3421.912.121.1476.8627.07
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255178148333117831651381225211.268.355.403.75822248634.336.135.256.00010.2321.712.121.8048.1432.54

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12Rel33100.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.001.0006.13
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.001.0003.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings22000.002200220002200220.0000022000001.00----9.00--0.001.0003.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak21C18--127133-143140.9797.78-----33946.223.7
2003Kane County Cougars MidwAoak22C60--4173072454447.9857.45-----48273.250.0
2003Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22C42--2751712293292.9976.95-----329144.835.0
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23C50--3152461345339.9836.78-----711742.735.7
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak231B17--12313-121361361.0008.00------11714.512.1
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23C12--1017--1081081.0009.00-----11485.78.3
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24C102--7435644803799.9957.83------10399.070.8
2006Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25C76--5413585584576.9867.58-----78391.652.8
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo26C77--3913563432426.9865.53-----78986.554.2
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo261B3--10---10101.0003.33------893.42.1
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27C50--3333333369366.9927.32-----35984.735.0
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo271B1--111--12121.00012.00------591.70.7
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27C5954496402224-428424.9917.190.8540883.336196.736.6
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo28C105998647484262796790.9927.520.91792079.8511293.864.8
2010Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo29C1---------------333.30.7
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29C2120178152921163161.9887.670.9022678.612391.313.0
2011Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo30C7--292--31311.0004.43-2-100.0-1258.35.0
2011Jacksonville Suns SouAAflo30C3--9---991.0003.00-1233.3-3100.02.1
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30C1-32---221.0002.000.67-----166.30.6
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31C5652460368234-395391.9906.980.8549984.576388.934.6
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan32C37--2962512322321.9978.68-271073.014092.525.7
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn32C3--181-119191.0006.33-----1475.02.1
2013San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32C1412106819-290901.0006.430.858561.5-1687.58.6
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33C55514634373022469467.9968.491.0150984.756880.934.0
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P1-1-------------681.50.6
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea34C16--1048-11121121.0007.00-9564.311794.111.1
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C3112882570219013518723432325.9927.480.902485781.3213110.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C373--2527200221927492727.9927.31-361570.6213730.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B4--211--22221.0005.50------40.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C95--5994173647640.9896.74-1233.310950.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B17--12313-121361361.0008.00------170.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C8--292--31311.0003.88-2-100.0-80.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C60--4173072454447.9857.45-----4600.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C18--127133-143140.9797.78-----3180.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak21-18---------
2003Kane County Cougars MidwAoak22-60---------
2003Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22-42---------
2004Midland RockHounds TexAAoak23-5017--------
2004Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23-12---------
2005Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24-102---------
2006Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak25-76---------
2007Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo26-773--------
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo27-501--------
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27-59---------
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo28-105---------
2010Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo29-1---------
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29-21---------
2011Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+flo30-7---------
2011Jacksonville Suns SouAAflo30-3---------
2011Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30-1---------
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31-56---------
2013Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan32-37---------
2013Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn32-3---------
2013San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32-14---------
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33155---------
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea34-16---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege193911010274011422162900000.245.341.309.650345126.325.064.20912.7023.021.810.79110.0018.52
2001Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege20411321533602200173300000.250.288.341.629458139.320.091.1365.0423.744.711.4466.0024.24
2004Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor23184461451060071200000.318.412.477.88921651.438.159.31813.7323.531.710.000.0042.86
2006Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25152051010113013500100.500.542.7001.24214224.600.200.30012.5020.831.674.1720.0020.00
2007Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2655120000002300000.400.571.400.9712071.000.000.40028.5742.861.500.000.000.00
2008Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271823440003005600100.174.310.174.4844029.222.000.21717.2420.691.200.000.000.00
2009Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2816507175008016510005.340.421.440.86122557.378.100.20010.538.770.830.000.0029.41
2010Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29821481001002500000.381.435.429.8649123.500.048.1438.7021.742.500.000.0012.50
2011Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301221050002000700101.238.227.238.4655022.333.000.0000.0031.820.000.000.000.00
2012San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB3116433930040021200001.209.244.279.52312345.290.070.1164.4426.676.000.000.0033.33
2013San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB3221422111214015900001.262.340.452.79219447.313.190.28610.6419.151.802.1342.0036.36
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3314311830030001000000.258.258.355.61311331.381.097.0970.0032.260.000.000.0037.50
2015Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB341314131001000300001.214.214.286.5004114.273.072.0710.0021.430.000.000.0033.33
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs80242256010033423236200000.248.313.326.6397913265.322.078.1698.6823.402.701.1380.6721.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs184461451060071200000.318.412.477.88921651.438.159.31813.7323.531.710.000.0042.86
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs138270287715223903256510309.285.344.378.72210219299.364.093.1748.3621.742.600.67135.0024.68

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege190027.0010100000.12110000020.0054.010.000.000.00027.00.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs0027.0010100000.3211000006.0054.010.000.000.00027.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn35Baseball Operations Assistant16110358.640--1Joe MaddonWon World Series (Indians)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-05-21cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mariners34.121  
2015-04-09cSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)34.079Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-01-29cSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract34.009Team Roster on 2015-01-29
2014-12-03cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.317  
2014-03-31cChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors33.070Team Roster on 2014-03-31
2013-12-14cChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.328Team Roster on 2013-12-14
2013-10-04cFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency32.257  
2013-06-16cLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)YMinors--Claimed off waivers from Padres by Dodgers32.147Team Roster on 2013-06-16
2013-06-10cSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment32.141Team Roster on 2013-06-10
2013-05-28cSan Diego PadresTucson (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Tucson (AAA)32.128Team Roster on 2013-05-28
2013-01-18cSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.930m) Avoiding arbitration31.363Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-01-17cSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.75m) Avoiding arbitration30.362Team Roster on 2012-01-17
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-11-22TradeTraded by Marlins to Padres for Wade LeBlanc 
2011-09-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Tommy John surgery 
2010-06-18InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-05-15InjuredDisabled -- Right Flexor Muscle Strain 
2007-03-30TradeTraded by Athletics to Marlins for Jason Stokes 
2005-12-15Claimed off waivers by Marlins from Athletics 
2002-06-28Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2002Oakland Athletics-21268,000-------268,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (4th round - 128th overall)
2008Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll27390,000-75332-2,696,252390,000658,000
2009Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll28400,000-72424-2,746,792400,0001,058,000
2010Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll29415,000-62122322,812,412400,0001,473,000
2011Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll30417,000-74423182,722,607414,0001,890,000
2012San Diego PadresTeam Payroll31750,000-46517482,954,887480,0002,640,0002012-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.75m) Avoiding arbitration
2013San Diego PadresTeam Payroll32930,000-44818513,023,990490,0003,570,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.930m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Chicago CubsTeam Payroll33500,0005.14179429-3,256,497500,0004,070,0002013-12-14 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red