Stories tagged: Taijuan Walker
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Arizona picks Taijuan Walker to start Game 1 vs. Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw
Taijuan Walker will start Arizona’s N.L. Division Series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers after the craziness of the Diamondbacks’ wild-card game depleted their pitching staff. Clayton Kershaw will go …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
What’s next for the Seattle Mariners after five-player trade with Arizona?
SEATTLE – There’s always a “what’s next?” with Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, and it’s no different after the blockbuster five-player trade late Wednesday that netted shortstop/leadoff hitter Jean …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Mariners and Diamondbacks pull off 5-player trade
The Seattle Mariners traded right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker and shortstop Ketel Marte to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for shortstop Jean Segura and two prospects.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 11:26 p.m.
Mariners move closer in pursuit of wild-card berth
The Keep Fighting Kids finally got a little help Friday night in their uphill postseason chase – and they took full advantage.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
Mariners 2 1/2 games back in wild card after Cruz hits two home runs in win
Cruz homered twice before leaving with left wrist soreness, Jesus Sucre homered for the first time in 14 months and the Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Taijuan Walker’s season scrapes bottom as Angels swamp M’s
Taijuan Walker’s season, which began with such promise, continued its downward spiral Saturday when he failed to make it through the first inning of the Mariners’ 10-3 loss to the …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
Solid outing for Taijuan Walker but Mariners fall 4-1 to White Sox
Taijuan Walker allowed four runs in 7
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Yankees’ CC Sabathia turns back clock to slow down Mariners
Taijuan Walker’s return Tuesday to the Mariners’ rotation mirrored his season. There were tantalizing moments of promise that faded into disappointment. And a 5-1 loss to New York Yankees.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Baseball notebook: Seattle options struggling starter Taijuan Walker to minors
In the midst of the wild card race in the American League, the Seattle Mariners determined they don’t have the time to wait for Taijuan Walker to rediscover the potential …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Mariners notes: Pitcher Taijuan Walker scheduled for rehab assignment
Mariners notes: Right-hander Taijuan Walker is ready to depart on a minor-league rehab assignment after experiencing no problems with his troublesome right foot over three innings in a simulated game.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
Mariners knock around nemesis Tillman in win over Orioles
June was a dreadful month for the Mariners, who ought to be glad to flip the calendar in the hope of better times ahead. That said, they sent June packing …
Sun., June 19, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
M’s bullpen quickly gives up lead in 2-1 loss to Boston
Mookie Betts hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning off Edwin Diaz after Boston tied it an inning earlier, and the Red Sox beat the Mariners 2-1 on Sunday.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Mariners can’t hold big leads against last-place Rays
The Mariners lost a starting pitcher and gave away a win on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.
Sun., May 29, 2016, 10:36 p.m.
Twins beat Mariners 5-4 for sweep
Joe Mauer and Miguel Sano both homered for a third straight game and the Minnesota Twins polished off a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 5-4 victory on …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
Ailing Walker leaves early and Mariners lose to Astros
Just when everything seemed to be falling into place for the Mariners, emerging ace Taijuan Walker exited Friday’s game against Houston after just two innings because of a neck spasm.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Power-happy Mariners set for home opener
For the second straight season, young Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker will make his season debut against Oakland.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
Mariners notebook: Scott Servais not expecting 30 starts from James Paxton
There are no limits this year on oft-injured lefty James Paxton in terms of starts or innings. Instead, Mariners manager Scott Servais chooses to speak through a prism of viable …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Taijuan Walker looking to build on success of last season’s closing months
The official line this spring is right-hander Taijuan Walker is pitching to keep his job in the Mariners’ rotation.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Previewing the Mariners in spring training: Rotation
When right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, as a free agent, reached a tentative three-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers in early December, the Mariners quickly filled the hole by swinging a …
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015, 10:57 p.m.
Walker’s arm, plenty of bats boost M’s
Taijuan Walker turned in seven dominant innings Monday as the Mariners kept their flickering postseason hopes alive with a 10-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field.
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
Walker could sit soon
Taijuan Walker’s season could be nearing its end. He is scheduled to start the series opener when the Mariners play the Los Angeles Angels tonight, but how many starts he’ll …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015, 8:31 p.m.
M’s build big lead, hold on to beat ChiSox
Robinson Cano had a two-run homer and Nelson Cruz doubled in two runs to help the Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
Mariners’ Walker might shut down early
Nearly eight weeks remain in the regular season, but Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker might be approaching the tape as he heads into today’s start against the Baltimore Orioles. Walker, who …
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
Walker goes distance and M’s trounce Twins
MINNEAPOLIS – Here it was Friday night, one of those games that will haunt the Mariners in terms of showing them what could have been this disappointing season. Right-hander Taijuan …
UPDATED: Fri., July 31, 2015, 9:27 p.m.
Walker’s one-hitter leads M’s win over Twins
Taijuan Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game, Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero hit home runs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday …
Sat., June 27, 2015
Walker turns in another gem for Mariners
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Who doesn’t like Christmas even in June? The Mariners ought to be big fans after marking the occasion Friday with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles …
Fri., June 26, 2015, 11:21 p.m.
Walker sharp again in M’s win
Right-hander Taijuan Walker delivered another shutdown performance by shaking off a first-inning home run by Mike Trout by allowing nothing more through seven innings and the Seattle Mariners defeated the …
Mon., June 15, 2015, 10:21 p.m.
Mariners’ Taijuan Walker dominates Giants
Here was Taijuan Walker taking another step Monday night toward becoming the dominant pitcher the Seattle Mariners have long envisioned.
Sat., May 30, 2015
Walker pitches Mariners over Indians
SEATTLE – This was step-up time for Taijuan Walker. The Mariners had put another starting pitcher, James Paxton, on the disabled list earlier Friday, and their rotation needed a shot …
Fri., May 29, 2015, 11:11 p.m.
M’s win with Walker’s gem, Smith’s home run
This was step-up time for Taijuan Walker. The Mariners had put another starting pitcher, James Paxton, on the disabled list earlier Friday, and their rotation needed a shot in the …