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TAIJUAN WALKER RUMORS

Mariners Injury Update: Taijuan Walker done for the AFL

Although Taijuan Walker was scratched from his Arizona Fall League start, MLB.com's Greg Johns is reporting that the Seattle Mariners top prospect is completely healthy.  He has simply decided that he will not to pitch anymore this fall. #454690106 / gettyimages.comGeneral Manager Jack Zduriencik confirmed that Walker is shutting himself down and focused on his bright future...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Taijuan Walker leaves Arizona Fall League for personal reasons

After having his 2014 regular season derailed by shoulder problems, Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker is cutting short his Arizona Fall League stint for personal reasons. M's GM Jack Zduriencik confirmed his young righty is healthy in a statement. "Taijuan is completely healthy and was very impressive in his two outings, but made a personal decision that he needed to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  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

Mariners Injury Update: Taijuan Walker, Blake Beaven

Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Taijuan Walker was supposed to return to the big club on Tuesday, but he will have to wait a bit longer. Walker had his start for Triple-A Tacoma delayed one night. Instead of starting Thursday, he will pitch for Tacoma Friday, pushing his return date to at least next Wednesday, maybe longer. In addition, right hander Blake Beavan started his...
Via MLB Injury News
July 18, 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...
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 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

Q&A: Taijuan Walker, High-Ceiling Mariner

Taijuan Walker is more than the top pitching prospect in the Seattle Mariners organization. The 20-year-old right-hander is among the best in the game. With only 126 innings under his belt he remains a work in progress, but his ceiling is sky high. A two-sport star at Yucaipa (California) High School — he also excelled in basketball — the 6-foot-4 Walker was taken 43rd overall...
Via Fangraphs
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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