Todd Walker #12

  • 2B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/180

Todd Walker MLB Career Stats

.289 107 545 66 .783

Todd Walker Bio

  • Full Name: Todd Arthur Walker
  • Born: 5/25/1973 in Bakersfield, CA
  • Draft: 1994, Minnesota Twins, 1st rd. (8th overall)
  • College: Louisiana State
  • Debut: August 30, 1996
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MLB Career Stats 4554 647 1316 107 545 66 .289 .348 .783


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Todd Walker Awards

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/26/1998 Minnesota AL

Todd Walker Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1998 .316 12th in AL
2002 .299 17th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1998 19 25th in AL
1999 18 24th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1998 .372 24th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2003 92 20th in AL


Season H Rank
2002 183 6th in NL
2003 166 25th in AL


Season 2B Rank
1998 41 7th in AL
1999 37 14th in AL
2001 35 22nd in NL
2002 42 5th in NL
2003 38 13th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2002 155 16th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2002 612 6th in NL
2003 587 22nd in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2002 675 16th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2002 264 24th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1998 7 25th in AL
1999 10 8th in AL
2001 8 13th in NL

Todd Arthur Walker Bio Info

Todd joined the Cubs in December 2003...the infielder has spent parts of nine years in the majors with Minnesota, Colorado, Cincinnati, Boston and the Cubs...went to the postseason for the first time during his career in 2003, hitting five homers in 12 playoff games - the most ever for a Boston player in one postseason...has recorded at least 35 doubles in five different seasons, as he has 236 career two-baggers...has grounded into just 84 double a career .303 batter during day games...his career honors include winning an American League Player of the Week Award in a 1991 graduate of Airline High School in Bossier City, LA, where he was named the Louisiana high school baseball player of the year following his senior year...also was an all-state player in soccer...attended Louisiana State University, earning a degree in general business administration...was a two-time all-Southeastern Conference selection and two-time all-American...was honored as the most outstanding player in the College World Series his sophomore year after leading his team to the championship...that season, he had an SEC-record 33-game hitting streak and led the conference in homers and RBI...Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball selected him as the 1992 freshman of the year when he became the first player at LSU to bat .400...prior to being chosen by Minnesota as the 8th overall selection in the 1994 draft, Baseball America named him the best collegiate second baseman in the modern era...played for Team USA in 1993. 2007 Was signed by the A's as a free agent to a minor league contract on March 30 after he was released by San Diego on March 26 and made the A's Opening Day roster...hit .271 with no home runs and four RBI in 18 games, including nine starts at first base, before he was designated for assignment on May 12...was released on May 17 and did not play again in 2007...the A's were his seventh team in 12 Major League seasons and he batted .289 with 107 home runs and 545 RBI in 1288 career games...hit .313 (10 for 32) against right-handed pitching in 2007 and .188 (3 for 16) against lefthanders... was 2 for 6 (.333) with three RBI as a pinch hitter...tied Shannon Stewart for the team lead in pinch RBI and tied Stewart and Marco Scutaro for the lead in pinch hits...batted .348 (8 for 23) with three of his four RBI in the seventh inning or later...hit .267 with three doubles and one RBI in 16 spring training games with the A's and San Diego, including .600 (3 for 5) in two games with the A's...had the game tying pinch hit single in the bottom of the ninth inning of the A's 2-1 win on April 10 against Chicago...started six consecutive games at first base from April 11 to 18 and put together a season best five-game hitting streak over the last five starts of that stretch (6 for 23, .261)...made his only start of the season at designated hitter on April 21 at Texas and was 0 for 4...made his second career appearance in the outfield on April 27 when he played left field...the other was on August 24, 2004 while playing for the Cubs, also in left field...went 2 for 3 in his final game on May 10 at Kansas City. 2006 He began 2006 with the Cubs, where he hit .277 (88-for-318) with six homers, 16 doubles, and 40 RBIs. Walker was traded to the Padres on July 31 for Minor League pitcher Jose Ceda. With San Diego, he played in 44 games, hitting .282 (35-for-124) with three home runs, six doubles and 13 RBIs. 2005 Todd batted .305 with 25 doubles, 12 home runs and 40 RBI - missed nearly two months of the season after sustaining a knee injury...the second baseman saw action in 110 games - and surpassed the .300 mark for the first time since 2000, when he hit .316 in 57 games for Colorado...made his seventh career Opening Day start April 4, going 3-for-4 with an RBI...was placed on the disabled list April 11 with a moderate to severe medial collateral ligament sprain to his left knee...sustained the injury in the game on April 10 when he collided with Milwaukee's Carlos Lee at second base while attempting to turn a double play...had a rehab stint in Iowa (AAA), where he hit .216 (8-37) with 3 RBI and 3 runs in nine games...was reinstated to the active list May 25...hit his first homer of the year on May 29 off Colorado's Jose Acevedo...the solo shot was his first career pinchhomer...had a 12-game hitting streak from July 5-19...batted .373 (19-51) with 4 doubles, 4 homers and 9 RBI...also had a 10-game hitting streak from August 8-20, batting .375 (15-40) with 2 homers and 3 RBI...credited with 7 game-winning RBI and 2 game-tying RBI for the season...hit a 10th-inning, bases-loaded, walkoff single September 13 against Cincinnati...the one-out single off David Weathers gave the Cubs a 4-3 win...had the game-winning hit September 30 at Houston, a pinch-hit single in the ninth was his first appearance since leaving the game September 23 with a strained right knee. 2004 Todd batted .274 with 15 homers and 50 RBI in his first season with the Cubs...appeared in 89 games at second base (88 starts), 5 games at first base and 1 game in left field...also appeared in 36 games as a pinch hitter, notching 6 hits and drawing 4 walks...hit .323 in the first month of the season, going 20-for-62 with 7 doubles, 2 homers and 10 RBI...had a .468 slugging percentage, ranking third among National League second basemen with a minimum of 350 plate appearances...hit .312 with runners on base - and only grounded into 2 double plays...batted a team-high .318 with runners in scoring position and two outs...had a season-best 8-game hitting streak June 9-16, going 16-for-37 (.432) 60 games batting out of the leadoff spot, he hit .294 with a .370 on-base percentage...posted his eighth career 4-RBI game September 27 in a 12-5 Cub win over Cincinnati...hit a 2-run homer off John Riedling and added a pair of RBI-singles, going 3-for-4 on the day...had one of his best games of the season June 14 at Houston, recording his fifth career 2-homer game June 14 at Houston in a 7-2 Cub victory...tagged Roger Clemens and Chad Harville for solo homers in the 6th and 9th frames (respectively)...was a double shy of the cycle as he also tripled - recording a career-tying four-hit game...scored a career-high four runs...singled off Matt Morris June 9 vs. St. Louis for his 1,000th career hit...hit his first homer in a Cub uniform April 20, going deep off Pittsburgh's Ryan Vogelsong...made his Cub debut as a pinch hitter on Opening Day...made his first start in the final game of the opening series in Cincinnati...was 1-for-3 with a double in his first start at second base. 2003 Todd returned to the American League and saw postseason action for the first time in his career as Boston advanced to the A.L. Championship Series ... in his only season with the Red Sox, he batted .283 with 38 doubles, 13 homers and a career-high 85 RBI in 144 games.
  • was the toughest player to fan in the A.L., as he struck out just 54 times in 647 trips to the plate - an average of once every 12.0 plate appearances.
  • batted .301 with 60 RBI when facing right-handed pitchers
  • hit safely in a career-high 20 straight games from May 10-June 5 ... over the span, he was 31-for-86 (.360) with 5 doubles, 2 homers and 11 RBI.
  • had a pair of 2-homer affairs - June 21 at Philadelphia and June 29 vs. Florida - giving him four for his major league career
  • had 51 multi-hit games and 24 multi RBI-affairs - including two 4-run contests and seven 3-run contests.
  • during the month of September, he hit .347 with 7 doubles, 3 homers and 16 RBI.
  • his 9th-inning double September 17 vs. Tampa Bay was Boston's 608th extra-base hit of the season - establishing a big league record. 2002 Acquired by Red Sox on 12/12 from Cin. in exchange for minor lg. INF Tony Blanco and RHP Josh Thigpen...Hit .299 in 155 G (11 HR, 64 RBI, 8 SB) in his first full season with Cin...Led club in batting, AB (612), H (183), 2B (42), multi-hit games (52), 3-hit games (13) and 4-hit games (4)...Also led club with 84 starts batting leadoff and 34 starts batting 7th...Set career highs in G (155), AB, H, 2B and RBI...Led all N.L. 2B in fld. pct. (.989) and putouts (314)...Committed his last error on 8/15 vs. Ariz. and finished the season with a career-high 41-game errorless streak...Ranked among N.L. leaders in doubles (42, T5th), hits (183, 6th), multi-hit games (52, 6th) and day batting average (.324)...Had a career high 14-game hitting streak from 9/4-9/18 (.491, 2 HR, 10 RBI)...Had a 12-game hitting streak from 5/18-5/30 (.429, 2 HR, 8 RBI)...Led club w/11 infield hits, incl. a bunt single on 7/28 at NYM...Had his second career 2-HR game on 5/22 vs. Fla.(2-3, 5 RBI) incl. his first career GS (off Ryan Dempster)...Hit another GS on 7/24 vs. Pitt. (off Joe Beimel). 2001 Hit a combined .296 (163-551 17 HR, 75 RBI, 93 R) in 151 G for Cin. and Col...Established career-highs in games, AB, runs, HR and RBI...Began season at Col. and hit .297 (12 HR, 43 RBI, 52 R) in 85 G before he was traded to Cin. on 7/19 along w/OF Robin Jennings in exchange for OF Alex Ochoa...In 66 G (63 GS) for Cin. he hit .295 (5 HR, 32 RBI, 41 R)...Led the club w/46 starts batting leadoff and 63 starts at 2B...Also hit second (2 GS), fifth (1 GS), sixth (6 GS) and seventh (8 GS) in the order...On 9/25 at Phi. made his only career app. at SS after Juan Castro left the game with a strained left knee, Barry Larkin, Aaron Boone, Pokey Reese and Wilton Guerrero were also injured and could not play...Following the trade, he hit safely in 12 of his first 13 G for Cin., including a career- high 11-game hitting streak from 7/22-8/2 (.319, 11 RBI)...Made his Reds debut on 7/20 going 3-4 w/a solo HR and two runs scored...The next day, also at Fla, struck out 4 times for the only time in his career...Did not commit an error in his first 29 G (129 TC) for the Reds...Hit his 3rd career leadoff HR on 9/2 vs. Pit. off Tony McKnight (5/13/98 vs. Bos, 6/14/98 vs. CWS)...Tied career-high 12 TB and recorded his first career 2-HR game on 6/25 w/Col. vs. SD...Recorded his only SB of the season on 4/21 for Col at. Ariz...Had 3 infield hits for Cin...On Opening Day vs. St. L, he fell a triple short of hitting for the cycle...Recorded his 500th career hit on 5/25 (his birthday). 2000 In 80 G combined for Min. and Col. he hit .290 w/9 HR and 44 RBI...Began season with Min. and hit .234 (2 HR, 8 RBI) in 23 G before he was traded to Col on 7/16...Was playing at AAA Salt Lake when he was traded (63 G, .325, 2 HR, 37 RBI)...Overall hit .357 vs. LHP, incl. .417 for Col...Hit .286 vs. RHP incl. .308 for Col...In Aug. he hit .322 (4 HR, 15 RBI)...On 4/30 vs. Oak. made his only start of the season at DH (1-4, 1 SB)...Tied career high w/4 hits vs. Ari. on 9/27...Had Lasik eye surgery following the season. 1999 Led Min. in G, AB, H, 2B, TB (211) and multi-hit games (41)...Tied for the club lead in triples...Hit .368 from the leadoff spot, 8th best among A.L. hitters...Hit .302 vs. RHP...Ranked 5th among A.L. 2B w/.978 fld. pct. 1998 Set career-highs in batting avg., HR, RBI and SB...Led club in batting, hits and doubles...Ranked 7th in A.L. in doubles...Hit .326 w/12 HR vs. RHP...Among A.L. 2B was 5th with a .978 fld. pct...Reached base safely in 11 consec. plate apps. 7/24-28. 1997 Was on Opening Day roster for the first time...Began season w/Min. and hit .194 (1 HR, 6 RBI) before he was optioned to AAA Salt Lake on 5/24...Recalled on 8/19 and went 0-17 before he was optioned again on 8/26...Recalled on 9/2 and hit .364 for Min. the rest of the season...Hit his first career HR off Bob Wolcott on 4/20 at Sea. 1996 Led the PCL in hits (187), doubles (41), HR (28), RBI (111), slugging pct. (.599), TB (330) and XBH (78) and tied for first in IBB (11)...Ranked fourth in hitting (.339) and fifth in HR/AB ratio (1/19, 68%)...Led all minor league players in hits and total bases...Rated by Baseball America as the PCL's most exciting player...On 5/4 vs. colo. Springs had 6 RBI...Was named PCL Player of the Week 3 times...On 8/30 he was promoted to Min and made M.L. debut vs. Mil. and recorded his 1st M.L. hit off Mike Fetters. 1995 Spent season at AA New Britain and led Twins organization in G, AB and HR. 1994 Spent season at single-A Ft. Myers...Hit safely in 9 of first 10 pro games (.368, 4 HR, 10 RBI).