"Baker's sitting there. He'll be fine," said Rangers manager Ron Washington. "If Baker goes further than we expect and we have to do something, we'll do something. We just decided to give it to Baker."
Washington also said Baker will be on a pitch count of about 60 to 65 on Sunday. He is 1-3 with a 5.75 ERA this season, striking out 43 and walking 11 in 61 innings. Baker has made 21 appearances this year, 17 as a reliever while he's gone 0-3 with a 6.97 ERA in four starts.
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