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  • Neil Walker and Walker Power Rankings
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 10/30/2013 -  7
    At this point, the reader should not be surprised that I claimed Neil Walker. I've often touched on him in the Roto Riteups — no really, I have a bit of a man-crush on him — and so it was only

  • Neil Walker's Impressive Season
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/7/2010 -  10
    Neil Walker is only 24-years-old but has the prospect life of someone a few years his senior. Baseball America featured the 11th overall pick of the 2004 draft on four consecutive top 100 lists

  • Remembering Moses Fleetwood Walker
    in Community by Julien Assouline - 1/15/2015 -  4
    not the first black player to play in the Majors. That honor goes to Moses Fleetwood Walker. Walker broke the colour barrier on May 1st 1884, and he played for the Toledo Blue Stockings, who were part

  • Here Comes Taijuan Walker
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/29/2016 -  17
    You've read articles like this before. That's because Taijuan Walker has been a somebody for years, and we've all been waiting for him to kick it up. When you know a player is already hyped, you're

  • Neil Walker Is Staying With the Mets
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/14/2016 -  9
    to argue that Cespedes isn't important. Great player! But if you look at last year's Mets position players, the leader in WAR was Neil Walker. Only Noah Syndergaard had a higher WAR on the team

  • Dylan Bundy or Taijuan Walker?
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 6/8/2012 -  97
    Since seeing Taijuan Walker last week in Chattanooga, the requests for comparisons between the young right-hander and fellow uber-prospect Dylan Bundy of the Orioles have been coming hot and heavy

  • Bucs Call Up Walker
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/26/2010 -  3
    Pittsburgh Pirates placed 1B Steve Pearce (ankle) on the DL; recalled UTIL Neil Walker from Triple-A Indianapolis. The ankle injury is a tough break for Pearce, as the 27-year-old was beginning

  • Time Running Out For Walker
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/24/2008 -  2
    The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Neil Walker out of a local high school in the first round of the 2004 draft (11th overall). At the time, he was a young, promising, switch-hitting catcher. More than

  • Walker Worthy of Extension
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 2/25/2013 -  21
    A lot of people wrote Neil Walker off as a bust before he even had a chance to prove himself in the majors. First, he was a failed catcher. Then, he was a failed third baseman. He needed two years

  • Larry Walker and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 1/10/2012 -  85
    whether or not Larry Walker is a legitimate Hall of Fame candidate. Indeed, much of my gravitation towards Walker is derived from his playing era; my baseball formative years started around 1993

  • Taijuan Walker's Journey
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 2/28/2013 -  8
    Taijuan Walker is an elite pitching prospect. Despite the TINSTAAPP rules, Walker has ranked in the top 15 of the major top 100 lists, and he’s Seattle’s No.1 or No. 2 prospect, depending on the list

  • Pavano and Walker Find Homes
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/7/2009 -  2
    season. If it works out, the move can help to cement the Indians “rebound” status in 2009, and helps to continue their off-season makeover. Mariners sign Tyler Walker (1/?) Seattle added Eric Hull

  • Neil Walker Needs a Job
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 3/6/2018 -  54
    A return to Pittsburgh isn't outside the realm of the possible for Neil Walker.(Photo: Keith Allison) Like dozens of other players, Neil Walker is an established free agent still looking for work

  • Taijuan Walker's Command, Then and Now
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/19/2015 -  5
    rates may not have great command. Taijuan Walker does not have good command. He also walked 9.5% of the batters he faced in the minor leagues, a number that isn't as far off the American League

  • Who Is the Real Taijuan Walker?
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 9/11/2015 -  4
    Taijuan Walker, who just recently turned 23, was part of the problem. Around Memorial Day, he began to look like part of the solution. Which version of Walker is the one we can expect to see moving

  • Neil Walker: Improperly Named
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 10/20/2014 -  8
    You can't choose your last name. Otherwise, we might have to quibble with Neil Walker's choice, considering his career walk rate is below league average. His impatience doesn't come with a poor

  • Breakout Breakdown: Walker Buehler
    in RotoGraphs by Al Melchior - 10/16/2018 -  2
    In a postseason where David Price, Clayton Kershaw and Luis Severino have hit some snags, it's hard not to be impressed by the recent showings of Walker Buehler. In his first-ever postseason

  • The Walker Buehler Gambit
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 10/1/2018 -  22
    Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, the Dodgers originally had Walker Buehler scheduled to start Sunday. Manager Dave Roberts opted to push Buehler back, however, letting Rich Hill

  • Mustache Watch: Fleet Walker's Bobblehead
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/5/2011 -  5
    Flourishing almost a hundred years before the birth of Pharrell Williams, Fleet Walker was the original black nerd. Not only did Walker run his own newspaper and manage an opera house

  • Neil Walker in Long Term Leagues
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 10/6/2014 -  9
    Two second basemen hit 23 home runs this year. One was Minnesota’s Brian Dozier and the other was Pittsburgh’s Neil Walker. Walker does not have the speed Dozier possesses, but his power did make him

  • Neil Walker: The Kinda Bad Face
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/31/2011 -  2
    This is a picture of Pirate second baseman Neil Walker from the online edition of Pittsburgh's organizational top-10 list from BA's 2006 prospect handbook. The notable thing about the photo

  • The Good and the Worse of Taijuan Walker's Changeup
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/1/2015 -  7
    It's obvious, now, that Taijuan Walker is going to enter the season as a member of the Mariners' rotation. He survived an offseason of trade rumors and beat out the recently-demoted Roenis Elias

  • Larry Walker's Credentials Bear Repeating
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 2/1/2018 -  96
    solidified his status as a near-lock for next year, and Mike Mussina looks like a strong candidate for the 2020 class, if not the 2019 one. Larry Walker, on the other hand, needs a lot of help. He

  • Taijuan Walker Still Scratching The Surface
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 6/4/2012 -  11
    During the 2011 season, Mariners Taijuan Walker quickly morphed from project to one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Entering 2012, an aggressive assignment to Double-A skipped him past

  • Adam Walker Will Look Familiar to Milwaukee
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/18/2016 -  4
    The Milwaukee Brewers claimed outfielder Adam Brett Walker off waivers today from Minnesota. Walker, who just turned 25, was originally selected in the third round of the 2012 draft out

  • Neil Walker Is Worried About This Winter
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 7/24/2018 -  66
    CLEVELAND — In early March, Neil Walker was confronted by the most bizarre of sights. At the grounds of the quiet IMG Academy baseball complex in south Bradenton, Fla., he found himself surrounded

  • Taijuan Walker Is Inexperienced and Who Cares
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 12/18/2013 -  2
    Taijuan Walker has graced the top tier of many prospect lists for some time now, and for good reason. The former first rounder from 2010 shot through the Seattle Mariner minor league system

  • Neil Walker: Boring Has Value
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/24/2012 -  0
    Before the season, Neil Walker basically epitomized the term "blah" when describing his fantasy baseball prospects. He was expected to contribute a little here and a little there, but not stand out

  • 2016 Pod Projections: Taijuan Walker
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/16/2016 -  4
    of 2015. It was one in which the hype became deafening for Taijuan Walker. He pitched 27 innings, allowing just two runs, for a microscopic 0.67 ERA. His underlying peripherals (ya know, the spring stats

  • Taijuan Walker Has a New Weapon
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/11/2016 -  3
    don't command that well. You can throw in the zone more and risk home runs if you miss more middle-middle. It looks like Seattle's Taijuan Walker is fighting poor command with a new weapon: throwing

  • Walker and Weeks: 2B Ownership Decliners
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/2/2012 -  5
    On Monday, I looked at two 2B, Danny Espinosa and Ryan Roberts, who are being dropped the most in ESPN leagues. Today, I am going to look at the next most dropped 2B, Jemile Weeks and Neil Walker

  • Walker Buehler Is No Longer a Luxury for the Dodgers
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/4/2018 -  12
    passed the test. For much of the the season's first month, the club's rotational depth hasn't been tested in the same way. It's about to be, however. And a good season out of prospect Walker Buehler

  • Quick Looks: Henderson, Walker and Chen
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/27/2015 -  3
    on in the Doug Fister and Tim Hudson mold of a High GB/Low K pitcher. He doesn’t have much of a ceiling or floor right now.   Taijuan Walker Why I watched: 9/24/14 Game(s) Watched

  • What Did We See in Taijuan Walker's Return?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/2/2014 -  20
    Taijuan Walker is back. It's an unusual thing to say of a guy who was barely here in the first place, but Walker finally made his big-league 2014 debut Monday night, turning in six decent frames

  • If You Vote for Vlad, You Have to Vote for Walker
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 12/16/2016 -  82
    will almost certainly gain entry to the Hall next year. Which is great. Guerrero was a fantastic player. He's deserving. Larry Walker was also a great player, though. In most important ways, he

  • How Valuable a Trade Piece is Taijuan Walker?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/3/2014 -  41
    for, but also names of people to be traded away. It seems unlikely the Mariners will elect to move James Paxton. Yet there's also Taijuan Walker, whose inclusion in a trade could open a lot of doors. Walker

  • Mets, Pirates Exchange Jon Niese, Neil Walker
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/9/2015 -  31
    The Mets looked like quite possibly the favorites to sign Ben Zobrist, right up until they didn't do that. So now they've gone ahead and re-purposed their "Welcome" sign to read "Neil Walker" instead

  • White Sox Keenyn Walker Is All Tools
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 2/29/2012 -  13
    Last June, the Chicago White Sox plucked outfielder Keenyn Walker from the junior college ranks with the 47th overall pick in the amateur draft. After seeing him in person late in the 2011 season

  • Daily Notes: Taijuan Walker to Debut on This Day in History
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/30/2013 -  11
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. Taijuan Walker to Debut on This Day in History 2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today's Complete Schedule

  • Taijuan Walker, Francisco Lindor and Cactus League Sleepers
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 3/18/2013 -  7
    too.   Taijuan Walker - Upon arriving in Peoria Walker announced he was scrapping his traditional curveball for a "spike" curve. The decision was a shock, Mike Newman called the offering

  • Neil Walker Is Consistent (Even Though He's Changed)
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/8/2018 -  6
    The team that eventually signs Neil Walker will be getting a player who has been consistent and dynamic over the course of his career. Those descriptions come courtesy of the 32-year-old free agent

  • Neil Walker Swinging Out of His Shoes
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 4/5/2011 -  3
    , that isn't a problem, since he's produced at an elite level for the past year and a half. The emphasis this year will be on Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata, and Neil Walker. Walker, in particular,  has

  • Yankees Rescue Neil Walker from Value Bin
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 3/12/2018 -  50
    At least 236 major-league players will earn more than Neil Walker in 2018. Among second basemen alone, 18 are expected to receive something better than the $4 million the New York Yankees

  • Reviewing 2016 Pod Projections: Taijuan Walker
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/15/2016 -  7
    Let's return to reviewing my Pod Projections, this time diving into popular preseason sleeper, Taijuan Walker. Though he posted a poor 4.56 ERA in 2015, he had been a heavily hyped prospect

  • JAWS and the 2019 Hall of Fame Ballot: Larry Walker
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 11/30/2018 -  51
    All-Star, and seven-time Gold Glove winner — not to mention an excellent base runner — Larry Walker could do it all on the diamond. Had he done it for longer, there’s little question that he’d be en

  • Taijuan Walker: Spring's Most Improved Starter*
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/30/2017 -  6
    of regular-season ball. It's not entirely irresponsible to make certain observations about a pitcher two weeks into the season, so we might as well do it now, too. So let's talk about Taijuan Walker. Again

  • Reports From Instructs: Chargois & Walker
    in FanGraphs by Kiley McDaniel - 1/4/2013 -  4
    J.T. Chargois and Adam Walker are both players I saw as amateurs in 2012, they both went in the top 100 picks to the Twins and both have interesting tools that had evolved by the time I saw them

  • Prospect Watch: Christian Walker, Anthony Alford
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/7/2014 -  1
    1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect's place on Marc Hulet's preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect's rank on Hulet's overall top-100 list. *** Christian Walker

  • Second Base Risers: Beckham, Walker, Hall
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 2/24/2011 -  5
    Dunn and Paul Konerko, the runs scored will come by the boatload. Good, But Not 2010 Good: Neil Walker After a few years of trying to figure it out at the upper levels of the Pirates' system

  • 2B Non-Keepers: Walker, Ackley, and Kipnis
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/9/2011 -  32
    Walker – If Neil is your keeper at 2B, there are 12 better choices to try to acquire. He is not going to put up a good AVG, HR or SB total. He is going to put up an average numbers of each

  • Q&A: Taijuan Walker, High-Ceiling Mariner
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/14/2012 -  9
    Taijuan Walker is more than the top pitching prospect in the Seattle Mariners organization. The 20-year-old right-hander is among the best in the game. With only 126 innings under his belt he remains

  • The (Blocked) Prospect Stock Watch: Kemp, Walker, Purke
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/25/2017 -  1
    and move him to a club with a question mark at second base or with a need for a strong bat off the bench. Christian Walker, 1B, Diamondbacks: If you're looking for the next Adam Duvall or Scott

  • Alex Colome & Christian Walker: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/18/2014 -  2
    strikeout rate. And then Tropicana Field could help suppress their power. Christian Walker | 1B BAL | 3% Owned After Chris Davis was suspended for the rest of the regular season, the Orioles

  • The Daily Grind: Walker, Cody Anderson, Reynolds
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/20/2015 -  7
    Agenda The Future vs. Now Daily DFS - Bettis, Walker GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Anderson, Morgan, Reynolds, Spangenberg Factor Grid 1. The Future vs. Now Yesterday

  • Quick Looks: Luiz Gohara & Walker Buehler
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/8/2018 -  9
    in at that cost. If he develops and uses his change, he could be a top-20 pitcher for years to come.   Walker Buehler I had to investigate what the hype was about surrounding Buehler. Baseball

  • Keeper League 'Would You Rather...?' -- Danny Espinosa or Neil Walker
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/1/2011 -  24
    Rather...?'  Moving around the diamond this week brings us to second base and a pair of young, potentially studly long term options. Would you rather keep Danny Espinosa or Neil Walker? At the ages

  • Neil Walker Is More Than Just a Ben Zobrist Plan B
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 12/9/2015 -  75
    of player that any team would like to have. One day after missing out on Zobrist, though, the Mets did what they perceived to be the next-best thing. They acquired Neil Walker from Pittsburgh

  • More Baseball Card Swag: Larry Walker Trucker Hat
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 5/2/2011 -  2
    This is a trucker hat. With a Montreal Expos Larry Walker baseball card printed on the front. From the eBay listing description: We acquired this rare cap and many others from a direct

  • Rest-of-Season Showdown - Ian Kinsler vs. Neil Walker
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 7/20/2015 -  1
    It’s been a rough year for Ian Kinsler and Neil Walker, in very similar ways. Neither is having trouble getting on base, as both have batting averages in the .270s and on-base percentages around .340

  • Taijuan Walker, and the Rookie Hurlers Who Came Before Him
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/30/2013 -  10
    Madritsch managed in 2004 when he came out of no where to to appear in 15 games (11 starts). We know Taijuan Walker, who will make his MLB debut against the Houston Astros on Friday night

  • Fantasy Implications: Segura-Walker Trade, Castro & Rodriguez Sign
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/28/2016 -  0
    Mariners trade Taijuan Walker and Ketel Marte to the Diamondbacks for Jean Segura, Mitch Haniger, and Zac Curtis Let me start with the two players the Diamondbacks acquired. The move to Arizona

  • The Daily Grind: Some Kind of Walker Texas Ferris Buehler Pun
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/19/2018 -  8
    . Walker Buehler is, incorrectly, the most expensive. He'll cost you $22,100 to host the Story-less Rockies. It's a great matchup and probably well worth the price of admission. However, I'd much rather use

  • Walker Buehler May Be Key to What Comes Next for Dodgers
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/19/2017 -  33
    offseason yet, and it's an offseason following a World Series appearance for the Dodgers. What's left for them to do? And what does Walker Buehler's curveball have to do with it? Just to be clear