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Aaron Baker

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Aaron Baker
Name: Aaron Hawkins Baker
Born: Sep 10, 1987 in Denton, Texas USA
High School: Denton (Texas) HS
College: Oklahoma
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 220 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
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Career1,760.259.339.45566
Drafted in the 11th round (325th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009
First baseman Aaron Baker stands out for his power and patience at the plate. The 6-foot-3, 232-pound lefthanded hitter smoked 15 homers and drew 40 walks in 63 games this season. He also starts his hands low and has some holes in his swing, compromising his ability to make contact (50 strikeouts) and hit for average (.284). A below-average athlete and runner, Baker could offer some surprising defensive value. He caught in high school and played there at times this spring. He has an average arm and threw out five of 11 basestealers. He's the grandson of Jerry Mays, who played in two Super Bowls and was an all-American Football League performer as an offensive and defensive lineman.
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