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Taijuan Walker
ERA W-L K
3.94 3-1 33
Team: ArizonaHt / Wt: 6-4 / 235 NFBC ADP: 219.40
Position: SPBorn: 8/13/1992 Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Mariners (2010)


Latest News
Apr. 28 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET11:54 ET15:54 GMT23:54 8:54 AM MST10:54 AM EST11:24 AM VEN19:54 UAE10:54 AM CT-Taijuan Walker improved to 3-1, allowing two runs on four hits in 8.0 innings, as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres 6-2 on Thursday. Walker struck out 11, ending the game with a 3.94 ERA and 1.15 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: It was the first time in five starts that Walker lasted past the sixth inning, and his 11 strikeouts matched a career high. He'll make his first career start against the Nationals on Tuesday.
Apr. 17 10:52 AM PT11:52 AM MT12:52 PM CT1:52 PM ET13:52 ET17:52 GMT1:52 10:52 AM MST12:52 PM EST1:22 PM VEN21:52 UAE12:52 PM CT-Walker defeated the Dodgers on Sunday with five effective innings in which he struck out seven and permitted just one run, four hits and a walk.
Analysis: The early returns on Walker's first season in Arizona have been encouraging, as he's 2-1 with a 3.94 ERA in three starts and has struck out 16 in 16 innings. The offseason addition faces the Dodgers again on Friday, though this time in the more hitter-friendly conditions of Chase Field.
Apr. 11 10:18 AM PT11:18 AM MT12:18 PM CT1:18 PM ET13:18 ET17:18 GMT1:18 10:18 AM MST12:18 PM EST12:48 PM VEN21:18 UAE12:18 PM CT-Walker allowed three runs and nine baserunners over five innings in a 4-1 loss to the Giants on Monday.
Analysis: He walked four, showing control problems could be an issue in Arizona.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2013 Sea 1 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 15.0 11 7 6 0 4 0 12 1.00 3.60
2014 Sea 2 3 0 - 0 8 5 1 38.0 31 12 11 2 18 1 34 1.29 2.61
2015 Sea 11 8 0 - 0 29 29 1 169.2 163 92 86 25 40 1 157 1.20 4.56
2016 Sea 8 11 0 - 0 25 25 1 134.1 129 75 63 27 37 2 119 1.24 4.22
2017 Ari 3 1 0 - 0 5 5 0 29.2 27 14 13 3 7 0 33 1.15 3.94
Career 25 23 0 - 0 70 67 3 386.2 361 200 179 57 106 4 355 1.21 4.17

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2015 Sea 29 9 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 .111 .111 .222
2017 Ari 5 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .100 .182 .100
Career 70 19 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 9 0 0 .105 .150 .158


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 284 97 88 94 59.41
Curveball 62 79 73 76.5 12.97
Slider 42 89 83 86 8.79
Changeup 90 92 86 88.8 18.83

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