Baseball Profcast: Walker’s Frustrating Injury

In Episode 35, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Got a few seconds? Rate and review the show on iTunes! Consider it a nice way of saying, “Thanks!” Today’s topics include: The frustrating injury to Taijuan...
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Mariners to shut down Walker for two weeks

Right-hander Taijuan Walker, the Mariners’ top prospect, will be shut down from all throwing for two weeks after an examination Wednesday revealed what club officials characterized as a “right shoulder impingement.” The announcement came one day after Walker was scratched from a rehab start at Triple-A Tacoma because of stiffness in his arm. “What we’re going to do,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Taijuan Walker scratched from Triple-A start with arm stiffness

Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker was scratched from Tuesday's scheduled Triple-A start with what is being called arm stiffness, reports Bob Dutton of the News Tribune. The team's top prospect missed time in spring training and the start of the season with a shoulder problem. Walker, 21, had trouble getting loose during his pregame routine, according to Dutton. He was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners move Taijuan Walker to Triple-A for rehab start, recall Blake Beavan

There is good news for the Seattle Mariners and their fans. The young and talented starting pitcher Taijuan Walker is getting closer to joining the Major League rotation. The Mariners have announced that they have moved Walker from Double-A Jackson up to Triple-A Tacoma and will have him start Tuesday night, April 15. MLB.com's Adam Lewis reported the news Saturday night and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners' Taijuan Walker (shoulder) ready for first start of 2014

After making a second rehab start, Seattle Mariners top prospect Taijuan Walker (RHP) is ready for his 2014 debut. Jonathan Mayo of Mariners.com speculates that, with LHP James Paxton on the DL for a lat strain, the Mariners could "finagle" their rotation so that debut comes in Texas on Monday April 14. Wednesday night for Double-A Jackson, Walker allowed three hits...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATED: Mariners Injury Updates: Taijuan Walker, Hisashi Iwakuma

The Seattle Mariners are off to a good start, 4-2 after a week of road games.  They open their home season tonight as they host the Los Angeles Angels for a two-game set.  Despite two of their projected starters being injured to start the season, Seattle's rotation has a low 2.65 ERA thus far, good for fourth in the American League.  GM Jack Zduriencik provided an update on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Updates on Taijuan Walker & Hisashi Iwakuma

The Seattle Mariners are off to a solid 3-1 start thanks to their explosive offense.  Once things settle down though, the pitching is going to become a factor.  The Mariners are patiently waiting for two of their starting pitchers to return from injury.  Both Taijuan Walker & Hisashi Iwakuma continued their rehab progress on Friday.  Let's go over the details.Taijuan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Taijuan Walker will throw in a minor league game on Saturday

Mariners starter Taijuan Walker will throw in a minor league game in Peoria on Saturday, MLB.com’s Greg Johns reports. Johns adds that Walker is expected to throw 20-30 pitches over two innings against Triple-A competition. Walker was diagnosed with inflammation in the bursa of his right shoulder in late February and was promptly shut down for a week. The right-hander won’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

A Mariner Switches Taijuan To Off

Taijuan Walker was shut down for a week due to a bursa in his right shoulder. Isn't a bursa a type of Ethiopian bread? Sounds more like Somalians are holding my beautiful, upside starting pitcher captive. Only Captain Phillips can get me out of this mess...by being taken captive for two hours of a two hour and twenty minute movie and then being saved by characters we don&...
Via Razzball
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners fans…If you put Harang on waivers, he will come

Walker gets green light The Seattle Mariners announced today that phenom pitcher Taijuan Walker got the phone call every minor leaguer waits for, sometimes for their entire life.   The 20 year old Walker is now set to make his major league debut Friday night in Houston. Two schools of thought came to mind when I heard Walker got the call. It’s another youngster Jack Zduriencik...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 29, 2013  |  1 Comment

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