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Mariners shut down Taijuan Walker

Earlier today, Seattle Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish reported that the team was going to be shutting down starter Taijuan Walker for the remainder of the season. Nuno will start on Friday. Taijuan Walker won't pitch again this season — Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) September 24, 2015 The 23-year-old has thrown a career high 169.2 innings this season, compiling an 11-8 record...
Via Baseball Essential
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is the Real Taijuan Walker?

It’s been a rocky, inconsistent year for the Seattle Mariners, for whom much was expected by many. They are likely to finish more than a couple games below .500, comfortably out of the very attainable second wild-card position. The stunted development of many of their young, homegrown players, including Mike Zunino and the since departed Dustin Ackley, was a major factor. Early...
Via Fangraphs
27 days ago  |  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...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Should The Seattle Mariners trade Ackley And Walker?

The Time For A Deal Is Now The Seattle Mariners have a problem and it’s not a new problem either. Fresh out of the All-Star break the same thing that haunts this team is still present.  I guess I shouldn’t have expected it to go away just because the M’s had a few days off. The problem is easily identifiable if you watched the most recent series against the Angels. The M’s...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 22, 2014  |  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...
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

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.'s Adam Lewis reported the news Saturday night and reiterated...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners' Taijuan Walker returns to game action today

The Seattle Mariners have high hopes for Taijuan Walker.  He came down with shoulder inflammation at the end of February and was shut down.  We had many updates for you as he played catch and started bullpen sessions as he tried to make it back.  Earlier today, Greg Johns of tweeted: #Mariners just announce that Taijuan Walker and Stephen Pryor have been moved to the Triple...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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