Taijuan Walker

Taijuan Walker

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/235 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Shreveport, Louisiana
Draft: 2010 1st round by the
  • NBC Sports Philadelphia

    Phillies get exactly what they need from Walker in harmless loss

    Taijuan Walker gave the Phillies the length they needed Saturday while setting a new career high in innings. What's his status for the playoffs?

  • The Times Herald

    Phillies Notebook: Another Michael Plassmeyer guest stint among bevy of roster moves

    A busy yet meaningless-to-the-standings final weekend in New York has forced the Phillies into a bit of a roster sleight of hand. Behold, with one flick of Dave Dombrowski's wand, how one roster spot becomes three pitchers in two days. Dylan Covey was placed on the injured list with low back pain, retroactive to Thursday. Luis Ortiz was summoned to Citi Field, a fresh arm to tackle the minimum of 24 innings needed over 28 or so hours.

  • Associated Press

    Álvarez has 6 RBIs and Megill unveils American Spork as Mets sweep Phillies 4-3 and 11-4

    Francisco Álvarez’s hit his first grand slam Saturday night, has more homers before turning 22 than any catcher since Johnny Bench and has earned praise for his defensive work with the New York Mets. “I think I can do better than that,” Álvarez said after he drove in a career-high six runs to power the Mets to an 11-4 win and a doubleheader sweep of the playoff-bound Philadelphia Phillies. Mets right-hander Tylor Megill unveiled his attempt at throwing Kodai Senga’s Ghost Fork in the opener, when he threw a career-high 7 1/3 innings in a 4-3 victory.