Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:36:34 -0800
Miami Marlins 1B Garrett Jones and 3B Jeff Baker could split time at first base at some point this season because Jones struggles against left-handed pitchers, but manager Mike Redmond said Jones will start the season as the everyday first baseman.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:53:22 -0800
Updating a previous report, the contract signed by Miami Marlins 3B Jeff Baker will pay him $1.6 million in 2014 and $2.1 million in 2015.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:30:04 -0800
The Miami Marlins signed free-agent 3B Jeff Baker (Rangers) to a two-year, $3.7 million deal, according to a source familiar with the situation. Baker hit .279 with 11 home runs and 21 RBIs in 74 games with the Texas Rangers in 2013, and he can play first, second and third base and left and right field.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:53:07 -0800
Agent Scott Boras said his clients, free-agent RP Oliver Perez (Mariners), 2B Jeff Baker (Rangers), RP Francisco Rodriguez (Orioles) and Korean P Suk-Min Yoon, are all very close to signing deals.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:55:40 -0800
The Miami Marlins have expressed interest in free-agent 3B Jeff Baker (Rangers) this offseason.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:05:24 -0800
The Texas Rangers are interested in bringing back free-agent 3B Jeff Baker (Rangers), according to a person familiar with the situation. Baker could be used in a platoon at designated hitter with 1B Mitch Moreland.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 01:04:50 -0800
The New York Yankees are thought to have interest in free-agent INF Jeff Baker (Rangers) for at-bats and appearances at both second base and third base.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:25:52 -0800
The San Francisco Giants are in negotiations with free-agent 2B Jeff Baker (Rangers). He could be a platoon partner in the outfield with OF Gregor Blanco.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:59:31 -0800
The Washington Nationals are interested in signing free-agent 3B Jeff Baker (Rangers) as a power bat off the bench. He had a slash line of .279/.360/.545 with 11 home runs in 175 plate appearances with the Texas Rangers last year. His strength is against lefties.
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 08:39:13 -0700
The Texas Rangers designated 2B Jeff Baker for assignment Wednesday, Oct. 9.