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Mariners | Taijuan Walker scratched from rehab start

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:51:44 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) was scratched from his rehab start Tuesday, April 15, due to stiffness in his throwing shoulder.

Fantasy Tip: Walker was close to possibly joining the Mariners' rotation. This setback could be significant, and it'll likely push back his timetable by at least a week. Blake Beavan is now filling out the M's rotation, and he has value in AL-only leagues, especially with Walker set back.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker to make rehab start Tuesday

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:48:28 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) will make his third minor-league rehab start for a third different club Tuesday, April 15, when he pitches for Triple-A Tacoma. Minor-league rehab assignments can last a maximum of 30 days for pitchers. He is recovering from a sore shoulder that surfaced in spring training and forced a one-week shutdown from all throwing in early March.

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Mariners | Blake Beavan to start Tuesday

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:29:46 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Blake Beavan will be the starting pitcher Tuesday, April 15. SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) will receive another rehab start with Triple-A Tacoma.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker, Blake Beavan candidates for Tuesday start

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:40:56 -0700

Seattle Mariners SPs Taijuan Walker and Blake Beavan are candidates to enter the rotation to start Tuesday, April 15, and manager Lloyd McClendon said a decision will be made in the next 24 hours.

Fantasy Tip: Walker has more upside, but the M's may want to play it cautious and let him get some more minor league starts under his belt. Walker should be owned in all leagues if he's in the starting rotation, while Beavan would be more of a short-term fix in AL leagues.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker sparkles in rehab

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:26:13 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) worked five scoreless innings in his minor-league rehab outing Wednesday, April 9. He allowed three hits, one walk while striking out 10 batters in his 84-pitch outing.

Fantasy Tip: Walker looks pretty healthy, and the strikeout total was very impressive. The Mariners need a replacement for the injured James Paxton, and Walker could very well be that guy. He has big-time strikeout potential, and he is a must-have in all AL-only fantasy leagues and most mixed formats if he is available.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker moves to Double-A

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:28:52 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) will shift to Double-A Jackson to continue his minor-league rehab assignment. Walker is slotted for roughly 85 pitches Wednesday, April 9. "We want to try to keep him in warm weather as long as we can," manager Lloyd McClendon said. "This gives us an opportunity to move him to a higher level and still stay in a fairly decent climate."

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker set for rehab start

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:07:40 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) will make a rehab start with Single-A High Desert Friday, April 4.

Fantasy Tip: Walker will likely need at least a few rehab outings to build his arm strength back up before the Mariners decide if they want him in their starting rotation at the end of April. Continue stashing him in all leagues.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker update

Sun, 30 Mar 2014 15:21:08 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) threw 55 pitches in four innings of a minor league game Sunday, March 30. He'll start at Class A High Desert Friday, April 4.

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Mariners | Three hurlers placed on disabled list

Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:10:38 -0700

The Seattle Mariners have officially placed SP Hisashi Iwakuma (finger), SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) and RP Stephen Pryor (lat) on the 15-day disabled list. The moves were retroactive to March 21.

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Mariners | Taijuan Walker to throw again Sunday

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:16:22 -0700

Seattle Mariners SP Taijuan Walker (shoulder) will pitch in another minor league game Sunday, March 30, according to manager Lloyd McClendon.

Fantasy Tip: Walker was roughed up in his outing Tuesday against minor leaguers. The results are of secondary importance to his shoulder health right now, though. If he continues to progress, Walker could find himself in the M's rotation at the end of April. He's still worth a late-round flier in deep mixed leagues.

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