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99 Taijuan Walker SP

Arizona Diamondbacks

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
87%49%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
21.22-104.57227
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2016SEA8114.2225251100134.1129756327837119
2017ARI214.5744000021.223121121722

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Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker: Surrenders four runs in 5.2 innings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker gave up four runs on seven hits and one walk while fanning six batters over 5.2 innings in Friday's 13-5 win over the Dodgers.

Walker left the game with the Diamondbacks trailing 4-3, but he was taken off the hook for the loss after the team exploded for nine runs in the eighth inning. While Walker's ERA and WHIP now sit at an unremarkable 4.57 and 1.38, respectively, both figures have been inflated by a .323 BABIP, which is about 40 points above his career mark. With the benefit of some more luck on balls in play, Walker is certainly capable of delivering a sub-4.00 ERA if he continues to strike out a batter per inning.

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Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker: Fans seven to collect second win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker (2-1) allowed one run on four hits and a walk while striking out seven batters over five innings during Sunday's win over Los Angeles.

Command remains an issue for the talented righty, as Walker threw just 64.4 percent of his pitches for strikes. While it isn't a significant concern, pitching deep into games has been difficult for him in the past because his pitch counts climb quickly, and he's tossed just 16 innings through his first three starts this year. Still, the uptick in strikeouts against the Dodgers on Sunday was promising. There's no questioning Walker's skill or potential.

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Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker: Struggles with command against Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker (1-1) allowed three runs -- two earned -- on five hits and four walks while striking out just two batters during Monday's 4-1 loss to San Francisco.

Walker has now walked five batters through 11 innings and sports an underwhelming 1.55 WHIP over his first two outings. He has huge potential and has turned in a number of promising starts already in his career. However, game-to-game inconsistency has plagued Walker, and his transfer to hitter-friendly Chase Field adds another cause for concern. Still, the 24-year-old hurler boasts plenty of long-term potential. Looking at the immediate future, you should likely wait for Walker to string together a few solid outings before trusting him against strong opponents.

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Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker: Wins despite allowing four runs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker (1-0) allowed four runs on six innings, but still claimed a win in his first start of the year Wednesday against San Francisco. He struck out seven while giving up seven hits and a walk.

The Giants chipped away at him, scoring their runs in three separate innings, but Arizona's offense carried Walker to victory. This outing was sort of a microcosm of what we can look for from Walker this year; pitching in the desert won't be good for his ratios -- which weren't even good in the much friendlier confines of Seattle -- but the strikeouts will be there and the offense could power him to a good number of wins. He'll draw the Giants again next week, this time on the road.

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Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker: Dominant through three spring starts
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker has allowed three hits over nine scoreless innings so far this spring. He has struck out 13 while walking one batter.

The 24-year-old will look to continue the momentum in his fourth spring start, Wednesday against Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs. According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, Walker was sitting in the mid-90s with his fastball in his last outing, reaching as high as 97 mph. Walker underwent arthroscopic surgery on his ankle last October but has not shown any ill effects in camp. He struggled in his final year with Seattle, but if he keeps this up, Walker's stock will soar over the remainder of draft season.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Los Angeles 10.210 4.220213
vs LHB 14.000 5.790617
vs RHB 7.200 2.35015
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
4/5SF1006.07417
4/10@SF0105.05242
4/16@LAD1005.04117
4/21LAD0005.27416
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
16
@LAD
W3-1
17
@LAD
W4-2
18
@SD
W11-2
19
@SD
L0-1
20
@SD
L1-4
21
LAD
W13-5
22
LAD
W11-5
23
LAD
4:10 pm
Tickets
24
SD
9:40 pm
Tickets
25
SD
9:40 pm
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26
SD
9:40 pm
Tickets
27
SD
9:40 pm
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28
Colo
9:40 pm
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29
Colo
8:10 pm
Tickets
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2013SEA10 3.60330000 15.0117600412
2014SEA23 2.61851000 38.0311211231834
2015SEA118 4.5629291000 169.2163928625940157
2016SEA811 4.2225251100 134.1129756327837119
2017ARI21 4.57440000 21.223121121722
Total 2423 4.2169663100 378.23571981775621106344
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013SEA3000000000 --- --- ---
2014SEA8000000000 --- --- ---
2015SEA29901010500 .111 .222 .111
2016SEA25000000000 --- --- ---
2017ARI4811000400 .125 .125 .125
Total 691712010900 .118 .176 .118
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2013SEAP33101001.000
2014SEAP851037011.000
2015SEAP292935121941 .886
2016SEAP25252161410 .952
2017ARIP4441210 .750
Total  696671224362 .915
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2013SEA01419 0.7401000 .20460 9.0 .2960
2014SEA14232 1.5330012 .223160 12.3 .3170
2015SEA1152185 0.8644414 .252706 11.2 .4150
2016SEA2144136 1.12161014 .247573 11.7 .4620
2017ARI02222 1.0010001 .26197 12.9 .4430
Total 4374394 1.012464311 .2461596 11.5 .4200
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010R-Azl Mariners11 1.2940000 7.02310139
2011AFX-Clinton Lumberkings65 2.911818100 96.06933314339113
2012AA-Jackson Generals710 4.692525000126.21247066121250118
2013AAA-Tacoma Rainiers53 3.611111000 57.1542523522764
2013AA-Jackson Generals47 2.461414000 84.0583123663096
2014AFA-High Desert Maverick00 2.0811000 4.14210017
2014AAA-Tacoma Rainiers64 4.811414110 73.06840391372574
2014AA-Jackson Generals10 0.0011000 5.030000110
2016AAA-Tacoma Rainiers10 3.6033000 15.012661186
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/235
Birthdate:
8/13/1992
Age:
24
Hometown:
Shreveport, LA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Arizona Diamondbacks
College:

MLB Experience:
5