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#6 Chris Baker
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 178
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
Experience: 1 Letter
PERSONAL
Parents are Greg and Gail Baker ... has a sister Danielle and brother Ryan ... interested in majoring in business.

WASHINGTON
2015:  One of 3 Huskies to start all 27 games ... has a current career-high 8-game hit streak (17x37, .459), including multi-hits 6 times … 2nd in Pac-12 with 16 hits (.390) in Conference action ... hitting .423 (22x52) at home ... was 6x16 (.375) against USC, including his first HR since Little League in 5-1 win Friday (3x5 HR, 3 RBI) … hit .636 (7x11, 2 doubles, RBI) in Cal series … hitting a team-high .400 (10x25, 3 doubles) in Pac-12 play … tied career high with 3 hits in series opener vs. Cal, his second consecutive game with 3 hits ... set career high with 3 hits at UCLA in 13 inning game, March 15 ... hit .360 (9x25) in UW's 9-game homestand (2/25-3/10) and reached base in 8 games, including 4x9 (.444) vs. Pepperdine ... hit .357 vs. North Dakota and Portland (5x14), with 3 RBI, 4 runs scored and 5 walks ... was 1x1 with 3 BB in game 1 vs. UND ... had 2 hits March 1 vs. UND ... picked up his second RBI this season in the game aganist Kansas ... hit safely in each of the first 5 games of the year, including all four games vs. Pacific where he was 5x14 on the weekend with 2 doubles and 1 RBI.  

2014: Played in 34 games, including 10 starts (6 at third base and 4 at shortstop) ... started the final six games of the season, including all four Oxford Regional games ... hit 6 for 22 during the final six games, including 2 multi-hit games ... was 3-for-14 in Regional, including 2-for-4, double run in 3-2 loss to Mississippi ... started final 2 games of UCLA series and had career high 2 hits May 24 and 2 RBI May 25 ... made 1st Pac-12 start May 24 and was 2-for-4, RBI ... hit 2-run double in regular-season finale ... played in all 3 games at OSU, 0 for 2 at the plate, scored a run ... started at shortstop vs. Bethune-Cookman in 2nd game of DH (0 for 3, run) ... was 1-for-1, RBI, run in game 2 vs. Utah ... made 3rd start of year  at shortstop vs. Northern Colorado and went 1-for-1, with 2 sac bunts, collected 1st career RBI ... went 1-for-1 in 19-4 win at USC and scored in 14th inning of 8-3 win ... started vs. Portland and was 0-for-2 with a hit-by-pitch ... made 1st career start vs. Pacific and went 1-or-3, double, run ... has played in 5 games ... came in as a pinch-hitter vs. Nebraska ... singled and scored in his first college at bat, was 1-for-3 ... pinch ran vs. Michigan St. and OSU 

ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL
Played for two seasons under coach Mike Oakland … in the 2013 season, the Lancers won the CIF-CCS championship and finished ranked No. 7 nationally and No. 3 in California … was captain as a senior and led the WCAL with a .418 average ... also had 33 hits, 17 RBI and scored 20 runs as the team went 30-4 overall ... member of the WCAL first team and was CCS all-league as a senior … was the team's Kyle Spraker Golden Glove Award winner in 2013 after having just 2 errors in 84 chances for a .976 fielding percentage … played his junior season with current Husky outfielder Braden Bishop ... hit .302 as a junior on a team that was WCAL champs ... played summer ball in 2012 for Trosky Baseball ... also lettered in football as a junior and played baseball, football and basketball as a freshman.


GETTING TO KNOW CHRIS BAKER

Pre-game ritual:
I always get to the field one hour before we are supposed to get there.

Favorite baseball player:
Troy Tulowitzki because he is a great fielding shortstop and hits very well.

Favorite music:
Country, especially anything by Luke Bryan.

Why do you love baseball:
It’s a passion that started because my dad was a big fan and it grew on me.

C. Baker
Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2014.... .256 34-10 39 10 10 3 0 0 7 13 .333 1 1 10 1 .293 0 3 1-1 12 31 5 .896
2015.... .306 16-16 49 8 15 4 1 0 5 21 .429 11 0 7 2 .433 0 3 1-1 17 45 4 .939
TOTAL... .281 50-26 88 18 25 7 1 0 12 34 .381 12 1 17 3 .363 0 6 1-1 29 76 9 .918

 

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