Notable: 70 career pitching appearances ranks seventh all-time at Air Force.
Junior (2012): Second on team with 22 appearances...second on team amongst relievers with career-best 5.33 ERA...13 appearances without allowing an earned run...ranked third in the conference and led the team with 14 games finished...earned win with 2.2 innings pitched against Navy...pitched in 64.3 percent of games Air Force won...struck out a season-high three batters vs. Northern Colorado.
Sophomore (2011): Second on team and in the Mounain West with 28 appearances, all in relief...2-2 record with 6.38 ERA...struck out 18 in 36.2 innings pitched...11 scoreless appearances...picked up wins against Northern Colorado and Sacramento State...struck out three in 1.2 innings vs. Kansas...pitched in 11 of Air Force's winning games.
Freshman (2010): Pitched in 20 games, making three starts...struck out 20 batters in 30 innings pitched...made debut and first-career start vs. CSU Bakersfield...pitched a career-best four innings vs. Navy and Hawai'i...struck out a career-high six batters vs. Navy...did not allow a run in seven appearances.
High School (McKinney): Lettered four years in baseball...first-team all-district as a junior and senior and second team as a sophomore...helped lead school to 9-4A District title as a senior...high school coach was Jeremy Price.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 8...attended USAFA Prep School in 2008-09 and played on the baseball team...nickname is Bake...plans on becoming a pilot...has two siblings...enjoys watching Baseball Tonight...favorite MLB team is the Texas Rangers...credits his father as having the biggest influence on his sports career...son of Chuck and Maria Baker.
Getting to know Alex:
Hobbies: Anything Outdoors.
Favorite food: BBQ.
Favorite Movie: Wyatt Earp.
Who's had the biggest influence on your sports career and why: My dad because of the way he pushed me.
If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why? Former teammate Michael Ceci. So I could see what goes through his head.
What do you have on your iPod? Music.