Baseball: Baker, Oak Ridge top Conroe

Luken Baker isn’t going to see a lot of good pitches.

The decorated Oak Ridge power hitter often has a game plan specifically designed around limiting the damage he can do at the plate.

“I don’t get to see a lot of pitches that I can hit,” Baker said. “So when I get one, I try to do what I can with it.”

Baker saw one he liked and unloaded for his third leadoff home run in District 16-6A play to set the tone early as the War Eagles crushed Conroe 9-0 at Ferrell Park at Elmore Field in Conroe on Tuesday. click here for complete story