Luke Barker

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Luke William Barker

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Biographical Information[edit]

Luke Barker is the son of Scott Barker, who is the head athletic trainer at his alma mater, California State University, Chico, where his mother Anita is the athletic director. His sister McKena is also an athlete, having played on Chico state's basketball team. He worked as an assistant baseball coach at Chico state while pursuing his professional playing career, whole pursuing a graduate degree in biomechanics.

He reached the majors with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2022, but unfortunately only pitched 3 games before being sent back to the minors, and then having to undergo Tommy John surgery on August3rd. What made it worse was that the very next day, the Brewers released him, after having him designated for assignment the day before the surgery.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Ryan Young: "Ex-Brewers P Luke Barker slams team, MLBPA for being released hours after Tommy John surgery", Yahoo! Sports, August 5, 2022. [1]

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