• Top pitching prospect Taijuan Walker gave up three home runs in Tacoma's 5-3 loss at Las Vegas on Tuesday. The 21-year-old allowed four runs on six hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in a five-inning outing. He's 4-2 with a 4.14 ERA in nine starts for the Triple-A club.
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