Baker becomes 8th Alaska pro pitcher to reach double digits
Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Aug 20, 2014
Juneau right-hander Dylan Baker has moved into elite company among Alaska’s best professional pitchers by picking his 10th career win.
It may not seem a lot but only eight Alaskans have reached double figures in minor league baseball. We’ve never had anybody win a game in the major leagues among the three pitchers that made it.
Baker improved to 3-2 on the season after the Carolina Mudcats beat Myrtle Beach 6-5 in Class A Advanced action. He didn’t have his best stuff but still got the win, scattering five hits and three walks across 5.1 innings.
Baker is now 10-9 with a 3.86 ERA in 42 career starts in the minors.
All-time wins by Alaska pitchers in minor pro leagues:
62 - Marshall Boze, Soldotna
30 - Chris Mabeus, Soldotna
30 - Matt Way, Sitka
27 - Ryan Shaver, Fairbanks
24 - Joey Newby, Soldotna
19 - Corey Madden, Anchorage
11 - Chad Bentz, Juneau
10 - Dylan Baker, Juneau