Taijuan Walker New York Mets

Age: 30 (August 13, 1992) | 6' 4" | 235lbs. | Throws: Right P-3
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
ARI NL 2018 0 0 0 0 3 3 13.0 15 1 5 9 3.46 1.54 1.46 3.5 6.2 .336 43/28/30 -1 -0
ARI NL 2019 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 1 0.00 1.00 1.00 0.0 0.0 .355 33/0/67 0 0
TOR AL 2020 2 1 0 0 6 6 26.1 22 3 11 25 1.37 1.25 1.22 3.8 8.5 .278 41/19/40 14 12
SEA AL 2020 2 2 0 0 5 5 27.0 21 5 8 25 4.00 1.07 1.20 2.7 8.3 .238 37/22/41 9 8
NYM NL 2021 7 11 0 0 30 29 159.0 133 26 55 146 4.47 1.18 1.25 3.1 8.3 .261 42/17/41 5 9
NYM NL 2022 12 5 0 0 28 28 153.0 139 15 45 122 3.59 1.20 1.20 2.6 7.2 .286 46/20/34 14 14
Career 10yrs 54 50 0 0 166 162 892.2 813 121 284 796 3.91 1.23 1.27 2.9 8.0 .287 n/a
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In the New York Post today:

The Mets’ Taijuan Walker made his debut in this game by serving up a homer to his former Mariners battery mate Mike Zunino, now with the Rays, and striking out the Royals’ Whit Merrifield during his one inning of work.

“I had a good time. It was fun,” Walker said. “I got myself a strikeout and gave up a homer to a teammate who knows how I pitch.”

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The highlight, he said, was “just hearing my family [his wife, mother and siblings] scream for me. I heard them scream for me when I got the strikeout.”

Alex Patton Alex
Jul 14 '21

Taijuan Walker (P) NY-N - Jul. 03
https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=789608

Walker (7-3) allowed two runs on two hits and two walks over 5.2 innings in a win over the Yankees on Saturday. He also had five strikeouts.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Walker was working on a no-hitter in the sixth inning until Aaron Judge took him deep to center field with one out. He departed the game two batters later having already thrown 106 pitches, but left with a plenty-comfortable 8-2 lead. Walker has been one of the top free-agent signings of the 2021 season, holding opponents to three runs or fewer in 13 of his 15 starts while posting a 2.44 ERA that ranks 10th in the National League. 

Alex Patton Alex
Jul 4 '21

The Yankees have played 8 more games than the Mets bc of Mets rainouts and the series vs Washington that was postponeddue to COVID. 

van wilhoite LVW
Jun 10 '21

With a 14-1 rout of the Orioles, the Mets take a 3 1/2 game lead in the NL East. The Yankees have three more wins and are 5 1/2 back in the AL East.

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 10 '21
Percentiles: FBv 21 FBs 36 CBs 42 Barrel 48 EV 50 xSLG 26 xERA 29
Alex Patton Alex
Mar 15 '21

Now a Met

GEOFF CRESAP SydThrift
Feb 20 '21
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Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Jan 4 '21
Fangraphs: FB 50% FBv 93.2 EV 88.4 HardHit 32% HR/FB 13% LD%+ 95 FIP 4.56
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '20