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River Cats Notebook: Baker Heating Up

John Baker had six RBIs on Tuesday.

After a first month slump, catcher John Baker is seeing the ball better (literally) and is starting to rack up the hits and RBIs. Baker was part of an offensive explosion for the River Cats on Tuesday, as a struggling Sacramento offensive pounded Tucson Sidewinders' pitching for 20 hits and 16 runs. Baker drove in six of those runs with a double and a triple. Find out reason why his slump is ending and more in this edition of River Cats Notebook…

Sacramento catcher John Baker entered the 2005 season riding a wave of momentum. After an excellent 2004 campaign split between AA-Midland and AAA-Sacramento, Baker solidified his status as one of the A's top catching prospects with a strong showing at the Arizona Fall League. Coming into spring training this season, Baker sat number one on the A's minor league catching depth chart. However...

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