Friday, February 28, 2014

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Jordan Baker

Umpire Jordan Baker
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Jordan Baker.
Name: Jordan Christopher Baker
Date of Birth: December 23, 1981
Place of Birth: Enid, Oklahoma

MiLB Leagues Worked: Arizona, Appalachian, New York-Penn, South Atlantic, International and Pacific Coast Leagues.
MLB Debut: June 22, 2012
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 71
Crew Chief: No

2015 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 083 (SD M Bud Black; QOC = N).
Ejection 009 (BAL P Ubaldo Jiminez; QOC = U).

2014 Ejections: 5.
Ejection 089 (COL BC Tom Runnells; QOC = U).
Ejection 088 (COL P Nick Masset; QOC = U).
Ejection 087 (COL M Walt Weiss; QOC = U).
Ejection 086 (ATL P David Carpenter; QOC = U).
Ejection 019 (HOU M Bo Porter; QOC = U).

2013 Ejections: 3 (100%).
Ejection 070 (KC DH Billy Butler; QOC = U).
Ejection 064 (ARI BC Alan Trammell; QOC = U).
Ejection 002 (CLE P Carlos Carrasco; QOC = U).

2012 Ejections: 3.
Ejection 172 (SEA LF Michael Saunders; QOC = N).
Ejection 131 (NYM PH Daniel Murphy; QOC = N).
Ejection 096 (SF SS Brandon Crawford; QOC = U). *First Career Ejection*

Ejection History: 3 (2012), 3 (2013), 5 (2014), 2 (2015).

UEFL History: Jordan Baker

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: -
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: -
Championship Series: -
World Series: -

Notes: Minor League umpire from 2005 through hire prior to the 2014 season (197 MLB games at hire).
» Promoted to MLB staff in 2014 in wake of baseball's expanded instant replay program.
» Baseball's tallest active umpire at 6'7" (Tim McClelland, 6'6").

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