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Taijuan Walker

Taijuan Walker

SP - Philadelphia Phillies - IL15

Age: 31Bats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

Next Game

COL @ PHI
Wed, 4/17 6:05pm
Rank P #178
Projection (?) 1.3 pts

Roster %

 
Yahoo
9%
 
ESPN
3%

Eligibility

Yahoo SP
ESPN SP
CBS SP
Taijuan Walker to make rehab start for Low-A Clearwater

The Phillies are sending Taijuan Walker on a rehab assignment to pitch for Low-A Clearwater.

Fantasy Impact

Walker opened the season on the 15-day IL with shoulder soreness. He remains without a clear timetable to return.

Ari Koslow6 days ago
Taijuan Walker to begin rehab assignment Thursday

Phillies right-hander Todd Zolecki will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Walker has been sidelined by a shoulder injury this spring but will look to reach 100 pitches before returning to the big leagues, meaning he will likely make four rehab starts. The veteran worked to a 4.38 ERA across 31 starts in 2023, his first season with the Phillies.

Brenton Kemp1 week ago
Taijuan Walker (shoulder) throws live BP Tuesday

Taijuan Walker faced hitters in a live batting practice session on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Walker is on the injured list to open the season due to soreness in his right shoulder. If all went well, he'll likely begin a rehab assignment next.

Ari Koslow2 weeks ago
Taijuan Walker dealing with shoulder stiffness

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Taijuan Walker reported shoulder stiffness after playing catch on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

Walker was scheduled to start a Grapefruit League game on Saturday but was scratched due to the shoulder ailment. Spencer Turnbull made the start in his stead and is likely to open the season in the Phillies' rotation.

Brenton Kemp3 weeks ago
Taijuan Walker (knee) working his way back slowly in camp

Taijuan Walker told reporters that he played catch on Saturday and will play catch again from a longer distance on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Walker said his right knee was feeling good. His added that his goal is to throw off the mound in the next few days as he continues to take everything day-by-day. He still has plenty of time to get fully healthy for the start of the season.

Ari Koslow6 weeks ago