PERSONALParents are Gary and Robin Baker ... has a sister, Molly ... interested in majoring in business.
2016: Debuted Feb. 28 at UC Riverside retiring the only batter he faced, just his 2nd career relief appearance.
2015: Made 3 starts ... started March 24 at Gonzaga and faced 2 hitters...started and got a no decision in 3-2 win Mar. 10 vs. Seattle U, going 2 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 K, 2 BB ... lasted on 1/3 of an inning and only 4 batters, walking 2 and hitting one in first start of the year Feb. 16 at Pacific (W, 12-1).
2014: Ended up with six appearances, five starts in his first season ... was 1-0 with a 7.31 ERA in 16.0 innings ... stuck out 16 for a 1.0 strikeout/inning ratio ... made start May 5 vs. Grand Canyon (2.2 innings pitched, 4 hits, 4 earned runs) ...Season-high 4.0 innings pitched April 14 vs. Northern Colorado (2 hits, 1 earned run, 3 strikeouts) ... made third start March 25 against Gonzaga earning a no-decision after going 3.0 innings, allowing 1 hit, walking 2 and striking out 3 ... struck out 6 vs. Portland in 2nd start (3.2 innings pitched, 4 hits, 3 runs, 3 earned runs, 1 strikeout, 6 walks) ... picked up first win vs. Pacific on March 8, throwing 1.1 innings of relief, giving up a hit and striking out one ... made collegiate debut in start vs. Michigan on Feb. 16 ... earned a no decision (1.1 innings pitched, 5 hits, 5 earned runs, stikeout, walk).
AGOURA HIGH SCHOOL
Baker played three seasons for coach Mike Codero at Agoura HS ... team won the Marmonte League Championship his junior and senior years … was 8-3 as a senior with a 1.18 ERA, 93 strikeouts in 77.1 innings pitched ... led league in wins, ERA and strikeouts … team Co-MVP, second team All-CIF, first team All-Ventura county, All-Area All-Star and first team All-Marmonte league his senior year ... as a junior, was 5-0 with a 2.15 earned run average, three saves and 30 strikeouts, earning honorable mention All-Ventura County ... played summer ball for GBG Marucci led by Michael Garciappara.
GETTING TO KNOW HENRY BAKER
My must-listen to music list:
Jay-Z, Bob Marley, Kanye West
First memory of baseball:
Throwing my first no-hitter in Cooperstown when I was 12.
Favoriter baseball player:
Sandy Koufax. We are the same type of pitcher: we are aggressive and grind for every out.
I choose Washington because...:
Of the passion and determination to be successful. Also, because of the prestige and great teachers of the school.