Jordan Walden

Jordan Walden #53

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/250
  • Age: 28

Jordan Walden MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
12-14 3.00 222.0 266 1.23

Jordan Walden Bio

  • Full Name: Jordan Craig Walden
  • Born: 11/16/1987 in Fort Worth, TX
  • Draft: 2006, Los Angeles Angels, 12th rd. (372nd overall)
  • College: Grayson College
  • Debut: August 22, 2010
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 12 14 3.00 243 0 39 222.0 266 1.23
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

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Jordan Walden 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 0 3.60 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.0 8 4 4 1 0 4 0 11 1.20
Cumulative
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1 0 3.60 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.0 8 4 4 1 0 4 0 11 1.20
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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1 0 3.60 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.0 8 4 4 1 0 4 0 11 1.20
Cumulative
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1 0 3.60 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.0 8 4 4 1 0 4 0 11 1.20

Jordan Walden News

Jordan Walden Fantasy News

July 25, 2016 at 4:47 PM ET

Cardinals purchase contract of Williams

The Cardinals purchased the contract of right-hander Jerome Williams from Triple-A Memphis on Monday to replace righty Mike Mayers, who was optioned to Memphis on Sunday.

April 3, 2016 at 1:30 PM ET

Mozeliak: Walden to be out 'few months'

Right-hander Jordan Walden will miss significant time, the Cardinals have learned, after a Friday MRI confirmed that the reliever has a Grade 2 strain of his right latissimus dorsi muscle.

Awards

Jordan Walden Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2011 LA Angels AL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Arkansas TEX

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/11/2008 Rancho Cucamonga CAL

Jordan Walden Leaderboards

Saves

Season SV Rank
2011 32 5th in AL
2014 3 24th in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2014 20 13th in NL

Jordan Walden Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 25, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals transferred RHP Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right shoulder strain.
April 2, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 31, 2016. Right shoulder strain
November 2, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Jordan Walden from the 60-day disabled list.
July 29, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals sent RHP Jordan Walden on a rehab assignment to Memphis Redbirds.
July 23, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals sent RHP Jordan Walden on a rehab assignment to Springfield Cardinals.
June 30, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals transferred RHP Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right bicep inflammation.
May 3, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 30, 2015. Right bicep inflammation.
November 17, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals traded RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins to Atlanta Braves for RF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden.
June 10, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled list.
June 9, 2014 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled list.
June 5, 2014 Atlanta Braves sent RHP Jordan Walden on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
May 10, 2014 Atlanta Braves placed RHP Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 5, 2014. Strained left hamstring
May 29, 2013 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled list.
May 27, 2013 Atlanta Braves sent RHP Jordan Walden on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
May 17, 2013 Atlanta Braves placed RHP Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 12, 2013. Right shoulder inflammation.
November 30, 2012 Los Angeles Angels traded RHP Jordan Walden to Atlanta Braves for RHP Tommy Hanson.
August 19, 2012 Jordan Walden roster status changed by Los Angeles Angels.
August 10, 2012 sent RHP Jordan Walden on a rehab assignment to Salt Lake Bees.
July 15, 2012 Los Angeles Angels placed RHP Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 9, 2012. Strained right bicep.
August 22, 2010 Los Angeles Angels purchased RHP Jordan Walden from Salt Lake Bees.
August 4, 2010 Jordan Walden assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Arkansas Travelers.
July 14, 2009 Jordan Walden roster status changed by Arkansas Travelers.
May 19, 2009 Arkansas Travelers activated RHP Jordan Walden from the 7-day disabled list.
April 25, 2009 Arkansas Travelers placed RHP Jordan Walden on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 21, 2009. Right elbow muscle inflammation

Jordan Craig Walden Bio Info

Graduated from Mansfield High School (Texas) in 2006...attended Grayson County (Texas) College...signed by Arnold Bathwaite of the Los Angeles Angels..his uniform number has gone from 51 with the Angels to 52 with the Braves and 53 with the Cardinals...resides in Mansfield, Texas.

2015

Had a stellar April before landing on the disabled list for the remainder of the season in his first year with St. Louis…Made 12 relief appearances, recording a save, 8 Holds and took a loss on 4/10 at CIN…11 of his 12 appearances were scoreless including his last 10 consecutive (8.1 IP)…Earned his first save as a Cardinal on 4/19 vs. CIN, a 2-1 win on Sunday Night Baseball in relief of Adam Wainwright's 8.0 inning performance…Placed on the disabled list on 5/3 (right rotator cuff strain) and missed the remainder of the season…Made rehab appearances in Springfield (AA) and Memphis (AAA), making two appearances at each level (Springfield, 2.0 IP,0 R, 3 K & Memphis 1.2 IP, 1 R, 3 K) before being forced to shut down again.

2014

Appeared in 58 games, his second highest single-season total, despite missing 36 days on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Made two appearances during a rehab stint in Gwinnett (AAA) from June 5-8...Struck out 62 batters, his second highest total in a season and his 5th-straight season with more strikeouts than innings...Allowed only two runs in the months of April (12 app.), July (14 app.) and August (12 app.)...Held left-handed batters to a .188 BA (16-85) and right-handed batters to a .185 BA (17-92, 1 XBH)...Right-handed batters slugged just .196 against him, 6th lowest among MLB relief pitchers (min. 50 batters faced)...Nailed down three saves, his highest total since 32 in his rookie season of 2011...Posted a streak of 11.1 scoreless innings over 13 appearances from June 15 through July 10, lowering his ERA from 4.40 to 2.45 during the stretch...Surrendered only 2 HR during the season, marking his lowest single-season HR/9 IP (0.36) total...Has not allowed a home run to a right-handed batter since 9/17/13 (51.2 IP/214 batters faced), Ryan Zimmerman of the Nationals.

2013

His .220 opponents batting average was a career best and his 50 appearances ranked fifth on the team. Was placed on the 15-day disabled list from 5/12-29 with right shoulder inflammation. Made one scoreless rehabilitation appearance with Triple-A Gwinnett (1.0 IP, 1 K). From 5/29 to 9/13, he pitched to a 1.95 ERA over 34 outings, with 36 strikeouts over 32.1 innings. Allowed one earned run in his postseason debut on 10/3 vs. LAD. Appeared in a total of two games and allowed four runs over 2.2 innings while fanning three in the NLDS against the Dodgers.

2012 Acquired by the Braves from the Angels in exchange for RHP Tommy Hanson on 11/30. At home, went 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA with 27 strikeouts. On the road compiled a 5.60 ERA. Had a stellar month of May, allowing just one earned run in 12.1 innings (0.73 ERA) with 12 strikeouts in 12 relief appearances. • On the 15-day disabled list from 7/9-8/15 with a strained right biceps. He made three rehabilitation appearances with Salt Lake (AAA). 2011 Finished first full season in Majors at 5-5 with 32 saves (42 chances) and a 2.98 ERA (60.1 IP - 20 ER) in 62 appearances with Angels...Led Halos relief pitchers in appearances, tied for fourth most by a rookie in club history (Troy Percival, 1995)...Made first appearance as closer, April 5 at Tampa... In 13 games from March 31-April 29, recorded four saves, two holds and a 0.73 ERA (12.1 IP - 1 ER)...With 23rd save July 21, set Angels rookie saves record, surpassing Ken Tatum (1969)...With 30th save on Sept. 13, became just the fifth rookie closer since 2000 to notch 30 or more saves (Feliz, Kimbrel, Papelbon, Sasaki)...32 saves ranked 5th in A.L., while Walden's 10 blown saves were tied for most in Majors (Marmol)...50 of 62 outings were scoreless...Named to A.L. All-Star team, becoming first Angel rookie selected since 1997 (Jason Dickson)...Pitched one inning in the midsummer classic (1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 SO). 2010 Began season at double-A Arkansas where he went went 1-1 with a 3.35 ERA (43 IP - 16 ER) in 38 relief appearances...Was named Texas League Midseason All-Star...Made a brief stop in Salt Lake where he posted a 4.05 ERA (6.2 IP - 3 ER) in six games prior to being recalled on August 22 by Angels...Made Major League debut in the ninth inning on the same day at Minnesota (1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 SO)...Finished season 0-1 with one save and a 2.35 ERA (15.1 IP - 4 ER) in 16 appearances...Recorded first career save, Sept. 19 at Tampa Bay (0.1 IP)...12 of 16 outings were scoreless...Led Halos pitchers with 13.5 strikeouts per 9 IP...Recorded 23 strikeouts (7 BB) in first 16 appearances (15.1 IP) in Majors. 2009 spent entire season at Arkansas, compiling a 1-5 record with a 5.25 ERA (60 IP - 35 ER) in 13 starts... Named to Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects (No. 70), but spent majority of season on disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow. 2008 began season at Cedar Rapids, posting a 4-6 record with one complete game and a 2.18 ERA (107.1 IP - 26 ER) in 18 starts...Limited batters to a .207 clip...Promoted to Rancho Cucamonga where he registered a 5-2 record with a 4.04 ERA (49 IP - 22 ER) in nine starts with the Quakes...Earned California League Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of August 11. 2007 spent first professional season with Orem going 1-1 with a 3.08 ERA (64.1 IP - 22 ER) in 15 starts.