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TAIJUAN WALKER RUMORS

Mariners' Walker using All-Star break to his advantage

While his Seattle Mariners teammates Felix Hernandez and Nelson Cruz bask in the glow of their All-Star selections this week in Cincinnati, pitcher Taijuan Walker will be sightseeing in New York City. That's according to MLB.com's Greg Johns, who says the young right-hander will be utilizing the break to focus on things not related to baseball.  Walker allowed six earned runs to...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A tale of two seasons for Seattle Mariners’ Taijuan Walker

Taijuan Walker of the Seattle Mariners took a while to get warmed up this season.  But he’s gone from ice-cold to red-hot in a very short time. On Memorial Day, only five weeks ago, Walker had made nine starts and could have been wondering if he would get a tenth.  His record: 1-5 with a 7.33 ERA and 23 walks in only 43 1/3 innings.  He had managed only two quality starts in...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Mike Montgomery and Taijuan Walker

There’s a lot of buzz about how well two members of the Mariners rotation have pitched. Those pitchers are Taijuan Walker and Mike Montgomery. Of the two I believe one of the breakouts has a shot at being legitimate and other looks like a fluke. Mike Montgomery In Montgomery’s last two starts he’s been fantastic – against the Royals and Padres, respectively, with two complete...
Via Baseball Professor
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cano, Walker lead Mariners to win over Angels

  Taijuan Walker continued to command the strike zone and excel with runners in scoring position, which helps explain why the Seattle Mariners' 22-year-old right-hander has reeled off four straight wins. Walker pitched seven sharp innings Friday night, leading the Mariners to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Robinson Cano's home run and RBI doubles by Nelson Cruz and...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Taijuan Walker’s Command, Then and Now

Command is a funny thing. It’s not easy to spot in the numbers. You have to watch a game and see the pitcher consistently miss his spots before you start to understand that even a guy with great walk rates may not have great command. Taijuan Walker does not have good command. He also walked […]
Via Fangraphs
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Who should win the 5th Spot in the Rotation?

The battle for the last spot in the Seattle Mariners pitching rotation has been escalating during spring training. Highly-rated prospect Taijuan Walker has been pitching absolutely lights out this spring, while 2014 breakout Roenis Elias has also had a solid spring. Both starters are slated to get another start before manager Lloyd McClendon makes a final decision on the rotation...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hold Taijuan Walker: Why you’ll see the M’s Starter back in the rotation soon

In case you missed it, Taijuan Walker was optioned to AAA Tacoma on Wednesday, three days after a rough outing against the Chicago White Sox. That’s not the PSA though, in fact, its hardly relevant – if you hadn’t read it here, Walker could be back in the Major Leagues before you know it. There are different schools of thought as to whether the demotion is performance based...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Taijuan Walker projections

Taijuan Walker will make his 2014 MLB debut on July 30 in Houston against the Astros. Taijuan Walker is set to make his 2014 MLB debut on Monday, June 30. He will be replacing the struggling Erasmo Ramirez in a surprising Seattle Mariner rotation – currently ranked in the top five in ERA, WHIP, and BAA. Heading into the season, Walker was ranked as the number six overall prospect...
Via isportsweb.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Taijuan Walker Off The DL But Optioned To AAA

Taijuan Needs More Time It was a good news, bad news kind of week for the Seattle Mariners when it comes to their prized pitching prospect Taijuan Walker. Walker had his third rehab start since the most recent shoulder injury setback on Monday, and this time the results were a bit better.  Walker managed to throw 77 pitches over five innings giving up four hits and two runs.  Both...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: Taijuan Walker rehab result

The Seattle Mariners enter Tuesday's game with a record of 34-29, third in the American League West. They are staying close to the division leaders due to a pitching staff that is sixth in the Major Leagues in ERA. One pitcher that Mariners are hoping to see back soon, is Taijuan Walker, who hasn't appeared in a game for the Mariners this season. Walker made an appearance for Triple...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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