OLLU Senior Spotlight: Joey Baker
OLLU baseball’s Joey Baker was a reliable relief pitcher for the Saints during his four years at OLLU. The bulk of Baker’s relief appearances came last season. In 41 innings, he struck out 31 batters and allowed 14 earned runs. He tallied a 3.05 ERA and held opponents to a .273 batting average.
Baker appeared in eight games this season and struck out two batters in seven innings. He allowed only one walk in the eight games and left NAIA ranked Central Methodist University (CMU) hitless on Feb. 1. Baker shared the first no-hitter in OLLU history with Logan Garza against CMU in 2019. He was awarded Red River Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week during the same season.