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Scott Baker of the Twins delivers a pitch during a spring training workout Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla. Associated Press

Baker asserting himself as Twins leader among young moundsmen

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In two short years, Scott Baker has gone from not even making the Minnesota Twins rotation out of spring training to becoming the veteran leader of a group as baby-faced as the Jonas Brothers.


The transition has happened so fast that some of his teammates, and the 27-year-old Baker himself, are still getting used to the idea.

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