The 31-year old right hander missed all of last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April of 2012. Scott Baker last pitched in the majors in 2011 and started 21 games for the Twins. In 23 games, 21 starts, Baker posted a 8-6 record with a 3.14 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP. Baker owns a 63-48 mark in 163 big league games, 159 starts, with a 4.15 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP. In 958 innings, Baker has better than a 3:1 strikeout to walk ratio (770 strikeouts, 224 walks).
With the addition of Scott Baker, the Cubs 40-man roster stands at 37 players.
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