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TAIJUAN WALKER RUMORS

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
6 hours 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
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Baseball Profcast: Talking Young Pitchers

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 229, Professors Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) and Matt Commins (@MattCommins) talk about some fantasy baseball topics. Topics include: Taijuan Walker’s value among other young starting pitchers Some DFS strategy discussion Carlos Carrasco’s near no-hitter What’s wrong with Matt Moore? A preview of Thursday’s...
Via Baseball Professor
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres' bats stay silent, lose 7-0 to Mariners

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Taijuan Walker pitched one-hit ball for six innings to win his fifth straight start, Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the punchless San Diego Padres 7-0 on Wednesday. Cano had four hits and drove in three runs. Cruz connected for his 20th homer on his 35th birthday. Walker (7-6) struck out seven and walked none. The 22-year-old...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Walker throws 1-hit ball for 6 innings, Mariners top Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Taijuan Walker pitched one-hit ball for six innings to win his fifth straight start, Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the punchless San Diego Padres 7-0 on Wednesday. Cano had four hits and drove in three runs. Cruz connected for his 20th homer on his 35th birthday. Walker (7-6) struck out seven and walked none. The 22-year-old righty...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Turnaround Of Taijuan Walker

With Seattle’s expectations for 2015 through-the-roof to start the season, big things were expected from everyone and everybody was supposed to have their defined roles on this club. Well, the Mariners haven’t necessarily done that this season as they sit in the cellar of the AL West and are looking to miss the playoffs for a 14th consecutive season. There were points when we...
Via Baseball Essential
4 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
5 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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