Every year each club invites a mix of minor league journeymen, prospects, and past their prime veterans to work out at the big league camp. These are usually the third, fourth, and fifth string options for the team at best, but occasionally these guys will get a chance to step in and play a role during the season. 1,505 more words
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Yesterday the Yankees signed 33 year old journeyman soft-tosser Scott Baker to a minor league deal. These are exactly the types of guys the Yankees should be targeting at this point in the off-season, although frankly I’m surprised that there haven’t been more of these deals yet. 329 more words
Right-hander Scott Baker has signed a minor-league deal with the Yankees, according to Matt Eddy of Baseball America.
Baker has struggled to regain his form after missing all of 2012 following Tommy John elbow surgery, logging a total of just 96 innings since then while posting a 5.17 ERA. 40 more words
Last week I got to have yet another grand adventure in what has been a year of pushing boundaries, exploring my own abilities, and generally reconnecting with the glorious world around me: I got to take part in the filming of a TV show. 1,027 more words