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Taijuan Walker to Start for Seattle Mariners

It took Taijuan Walker just 8 minor league starts, and 40 inning pitched, to get the green light for his MLB club, the Seattle Mariners. Walker, who was ranked as the 6th prospect by, suffered a shoulder injury in spring training that has held him back in 2014. Over 76 career MILB starts, Walker has racked up 446 strikeouts in just 411.2 IP! Walker joins a Mariners ball club that is 44-38, 7-3 in their last 10, and just 7.5 games out of 1st place in the American League West. f Walker is somehow still available in your league, make sure you add him to your roster!

>br /> Seattle has relied on 15 starts from 35 year old Chris Young, who has been great, with a 7-4 record, 3.14 ERA and 1.16 WHIP. Erasmo Ramirez, who is just 24 years old, has been sent down to the minros.  Over 11 starts, Ramirez owns a 4.58 ERA with a 1.58 WHIP. Felix Hernandez has been nothing short of himself this season, winning 10 of his 18 starts, thanks to 2.10 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and a 9.61 K/9. Hisashi Iwakuma made his first start of the season on May 3, and is 5-4 with a 3.48 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP. Roenis Elias has been the surprise of the season. The Cuban has made 17 starts, with an ERA under 4.00 and a 7.6 K/9 and 7 wins.