MLB Player Stats - Taijuan Walker - Arizona

 
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Taijuan Walker
ERA W-L K
3.46 4-3 46
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
May 21 6:15 PM PT7:15 PM MT8:15 PM CT9:15 PM ET21:15 ET1:15 GMT9:15 6:15 PM MST8:15 PM EST8:45 PM VEN5:15 UAE (+1)8:15 PM CT-Walker has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a blister on his right index finger.
Analysis: Walker didn't appear too affected by the issue when he held the Padres to two hits across six scoreless innings on Friday, though he did exit after only 90 pitches. The Diamondbacks hope he'll miss just one start.
May 20 10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT-Taijuan Walker improved to 4-3, allowing two hits and three walks over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres 10-1 on Friday. Walker struck out three, ending the game with a 3.46 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: It was the first time in nine starts that Walker hasn't allowed a run. Walker has a 2.04 ERA in his last three outings but has just seven strikeouts in that span.
May 14 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Taijuan Walker fell to 3-3, allowing four runs - three earned - on eight hits and three walks in 6.0 innings, as the Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Saturday. Walker struck out three, ending the game with a 3.91 ERA and 1.35 WHIP on the season.
May 8 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Taijuan Walker fell to 3-2, allowing three runs - one earned - on seven hits in 5.2 innings, as the Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Sunday. Walker struck out one, ending the game with a 3.83 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Walker is still a bit all over the map, but he was pretty solid in this start and has a 3.10 ERA in four road starts.
May 3 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET0:49 ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST12:19 AM VEN8:49 UAE11:49 PM CT-Taijuan Walker allowed three runs on five hits and five walks in 4.2 innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Tuesday. Walker struck out six, ending the game with a 4.19 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
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 4 3 0 - 0 9 9 0 52.0 49 24 20 4 18 2 46 1.29 3.46
Career 26 25 0 - 0 74 71 3 409.0 383 210 186 58 117 6 368 1.22 4.09

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 9 19 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 7 0 0 .158 .200 .158
Career 74 28 2 4 1 0 0 2 1 12 0 0 .143 .172 .179


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 535 97 88 93.7 60.8
Curveball 100 79 72 76.1 11.36
Slider 106 89 79 85.5 12.05
Changeup 139 92 82 88.4 15.8

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