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Tyler Walker MLB Career Stats

23-18 4.23 299.2 243 1.37

Tyler Walker Bio

  • Full Name: Tyler Lanier Walker
  • Born: 5/15/1976 in San Francisco, CA
  • Draft: 1997, New York Mets, 2nd rd. (58th overall)
  • College: California
  • Debut: July 2, 2002
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MLB Career Stats 23 18 4.23 286 1 34 299.2 243 1.37


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Season SV Rank
2005 23 12th in NL
2006 10 14th in AL


Season HLD Rank
2008 19 12th in NL

Tyler Walker Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 4, 2010 Washington Nationals released RHP Tyler Walker.
August 2, 2010 Washington Nationals transferred RHP Tyler Walker from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 21, 2010 Harrisburg Senators sent RHP Tyler Walker on a rehab assignment to Syracuse Chiefs.
July 18, 2010 Tyler Walker assigned to Harrisburg Senators.
July 16, 2010 sent RHP Tyler Walker on a rehab assignment to Potomac Nationals.
June 29, 2010 Washington Nationals placed RHP Tyler Walker on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2010. Inflammation in his right shoulder.
January 28, 2010 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP Tyler Walker.
November 10, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies sent Tyler Walker outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 9, 2009 Tyler Walker roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
October 6, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies reassigned RHP Tyler Walker to the minor leagues.
July 23, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of RHP Tyler Walker from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
July 21, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies sent RHP Tyler Walker outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
July 17, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies designated RHP Tyler Walker for assignment.
June 14, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of RHP Tyler Walker from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 23, 2009 Tyler Walker roster status changed by Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 7, 2009 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed RHP Tyler Walker on the 7-day disabled list. Left hamstring strain.
April 20, 2009 Lehigh Valley IronPigs signed free agent RHP Tyler Walker.

Tyler Lanier Walker Bio Info

Tyler Lanier Walker...played baseball and soccer at University (CA) High in San Francisco...played college ball at the University of California, earning a spot initially as a walk-on catcher...earned mound time after strong showing in summer ball following freshman campaign...in 2 seasons as a pitcher at Cal, went 6-5 with 5 saves and a 3.48 ERA. 2009 Signed with PHI on April 9 after spending Spring Training with SEA...enjoyed 2 stints with the Phillies...worked careerhigh 14.0 consecutive scoreless innings, July 30-September 13...retired only 2 batters faced to grab only hold of '09, September 13 vs. NYM...was not member of PHI's post-season roster in either the NLDS, NLCS or World Series. 2008 Spent entire season in Giants bullpen, posting a 5-8, 4.56 (27 ER, 53.1 IP) record in 65 appearances...Led the Giants and ranked T12th in the National League with a career-high 19 holds...Stranded 25 of 32 inherited runners (78%)...Made his 3rd Opening Day roster with SF, marking his 5th year overall with Giants...Held opponents scoreless in 51 of 65 games overall...Pitched well away from AT&T Park, forging 3.07 ERA (10 ER, 29.1 IP)...Held right-handed hitters to a .186 avg. (14x129), compared to left-handed hitters batting .319 (23x72)...Against NL West opponents, posted a 5-2 record with 1.42 ERA (4 ER, 25.1 IP) and .167 avg. against (15x90) in 29 outings...Finished season by holding opposition scoreless in 14 of his last 16 games, yielding just 3 earned runs in combined 11.0 innings (2.45 ERA) with 11 strikeouts. 2007 Displayed his character and ability in return to Giants, appearing on Major League mound 14 months afer undergoing "Tommy John" surgery...had contract purchased from triple-A Fresno Aug. 27, and pitched 1.0-perfect inning Aug. 29 vs. Colorado...effort vs. Rockies marked 1st big league appearance since June 12, 2006 (at Detroit, with Tampa Bay)...dominated in late-inning role with Giants, going 2-0 with 1.26 ERA in 15 outings (including 14-scoreless efforts)...launched comeback in June with 10-game stint at single-A San Jose, posting 3 saves and 1.74 ERA...moved to Fresno in July, going 1-2 with 7 saves and 4.20 ERA...recorded save in each of final 7 outings with Grizzlies, posting 1.23 ERA (1er, 7.1ip). 2006 Struggled with Giants out of gates, but righted ship with Tampa Bay before suffering season-ending elbow injury...went 0-1 in 6 outings with SF, while being touched for 15.19 ERA...was designated for assignment April 23, and dealt to Devil Rays April 28 in exchange for minor league RHP Carlos Hines...was 10-for-14 in save opportunities during 1st career stint in AL, going 1-3 with 4.95 ERA in 20 outings...converted 9-straight save chances May 5-June 5, 4 of which required more than 1.0-inning effort...forged 2.63 ERA (4er, 13.2ip) over 13 May outings...lone junior circuit win came May 19 over Marlins, working top of 10th before TB won on walk-off HR...worked 2.0 innings June 12 at Detroit in last appearance of season...landed on DL June 14 with right elbow strain...underwent season-ending "Tommy John" surgery on elbow July 6, procedure performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, AL. 2005 Hard-throwing right-hander was godsend to SF bullpen, stepping into closer's role following April disablement of Armando Benitez...despite not assuming full-time stopper duties until May 12, and although he himself was disabled Aug. 20-Sept. 7, still ranked 10th in NL Rolaids Relief Man standings with 66 points...went 6-4 with 23 saves (in 28 opportunities), becoming 10th Giants pitcher to post 20 rescues in single season...beginning with save May 12 at Houston through Aug. 20, was tied for 7th in senior circuit with 21 saves...also logged rescue earlier in campaign, then posted 23rd save Sept. 23 at Colorado...in 28 save opportunities overall, fashioned 3.25 ERA (10er, 27.0ip) with .216 avg. against (22-for-102)...was placed on 15-day Disabled List prior to Aug. 20 contest with right shoulder inflammation...was activated Sept. 7, and was dominant down stretch...tossed 8.0-scoreless innings over his final 11 outings, going 3-0 with save and .207 avg. against (6-for-29)...had historic save June 17 in Detroit...according to Elias Sports Bureau, became 1st reliever since save rule was instituted in 1969 to record save by entering with bases loaded and subsequently striking out side without allowing run to score...fanned Ivan Rodriguez, Craig Monroe and Chris Shelton in succession to preserve Jason Schmidt's 4-0 victory...provided fitting final tribute to Robb Nen on day honoring former SF closer July 9, tossing perfect 9th to shut door on 2-0 Giants victory over Cardinals. 2004 Rookie hurler performed admirably, helping solidify bullpen for boyhood club...originally non-roster invitee to Spring Training, spent bulk of year in majors for 1st time after Giants purchased his contract from triple-A Fresno April 28...fashioned 5-1 mark with save and 4.24 ERA for SF, appearing in 52 games in relief...5 wins and 52 appearances both tied for 8th among National League rookie hurlers...was particularly effective following All-Star Break, posting 3.51 ERA (13er,33.1ip) in 25 2nd half outings...yielded 5.04 mark (17er, 30.1ip) in 27 efforts prior to Mid-Summer Classic...in fact, fashioned 1.93 ERA (3er, 14.0ip) over his final 11 efforts as SF battled for playoff spot...with Giants debut April 28 vs. Braves, became 9th San Francisco native to see ML action with Giants...retired both Atlanta batters faced that night as SF completed 3-game sweep with 10-7 victory...in fact, opened Giants career by retiring 19 of his 1st 23 batters faced over 7.0-scoreless innings (5 games)...4 of his 5 wins came during initial 11 SF outings...garnered 1st win in impressive fashion, blanking Florida over 3.0 innings while allowing just 1 single and facing minimum 9 batters...silenced Marlins offense that had scored 9 runs in 1st 2 innings, paving way for 12-9 Giants triumph...earned 1st big league save June 13 at Baltimore, stranding 2 runners in 8th with SF leading 6-3 before tossing perfect 9th...opened year with triple-A Fresno, logging 1-1 mark with 1.72 ERA (3er, 15.2ip) in 9 games (1 start) with Grizzlies. 2003 Was in Mets' Spring Training camp as part of 40-man roster, but was designated for assignment March 29 and later placed on waivers...claimed by Detroit April 3 and spent remainder of campaign with triple-A Toledo...was mainstay of Mud Hens' rotation, finishing 2nd on staff with 22 starts...in 26 appearances overall, went 2-9 with 4.45 ERA (65er, 131.1ip). 2002 Logged pair of stints with Mets, while spending majority of season with triple-A Norfolk...was recalled July 2 and made ML debut that night at Philadelphia, working 1.0 inning of relief...was optioned back to Norfolk July 5, but returned to majors for good with Sept. 2 recall...made 1st big league start and earned 1st ML victory Sept. 7 at Philadelphia...worked 5.0 innings, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits as Mets won 5-4...pitched in 5 games for New York overall, logging 5.91 ERA (7er, 10.2ip)...had solid minor league campaign, going 10-5 with 3.99 ERA (63er, 142.0ip) in 28 games (25 starts) for Tides. 2001 Made stops at single-, double- and triple-A levels in Mets organization, combining for 4-4 record and 3.79 ERA (33er, 78.1ip) in 16 games (15 starts)...missed spring while recovering from surgery on labrum of right shoulder, procedure performed Oct. 23, 2000 by Dr. David Altchek...joined single-A St. Lucie June 8 and made 4 starts before June 29 promotion to double-A Binghamton...forged 0.40 ERA (1er, 22.1ip) in 4 games (3 starts) to earn 2nd promotion, this time to Norfolk July 22...was with Tides for remainder of season, logging 3-2 ledger with 4.02 ERA (18er, 40.1ip) in 8 starts. 2000 Spent majority of campaign with Binghamton, finishing 3rd in Eastern League with 2.75 ERA (37er, 121.0ip)...went 7-6 in 22 starts at double-A level, holding opposition to .191 avg. against (82-for-430)...made triple-A debut at end of season, going 1-3 with 2.39 ERA (7er, 26.1ip) in 5 starts for Norfolk. 1999 Named to Florida State League's mid-season All-Star team while with St. Lucie...was 6-5 with 2.94 ERA (26er, 79.2ip) in 13 starts, earning promotion to Binghamton June 20...posted 6-4 mark with 6.22 ERA (47er, 68.0ip) in 13 starts thereafter. 1998 Worked in career-high 34 games, including 13 starts, for single-A Columbia...was 5-5 with 4.12 ERA (53er, 115.2ip)...helped club to South Atlantic League title with dominant performance in Game 2 of circuit's championship series, striking out 16 batters while working 7.0-innings of 1-hit, shutout ball against Greensboro. 1997 Began professional career with Mets' rookie-level club in Gulf Coast League...made 5 relief outings, allowing just 1 earned run over 9.0 innings (1.00 ERA)...promoted to single-A Pittsfield and made 1 appearance.