Walker set to make debut for Seattle on Friday Print
Written by Admin   
Thursday, 29 August 2013 15:17
MLB Headline News

 (Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN
AP Sports Writer
HOUSTON (AP) - Top prospect Taijuan Walker will make his major league debut for Seattle on Friday at Houston, taking on the Astros less than three weeks after turning 21.
It's quite the impressive feat for Walker, who was selected in the first round of the 2010 draft. But the talented right-hander is bit behind the pace of teammate Felix Hernandez, who pitched in his first major league game at age 19.
Walker, who started the season at Double-A Jackson before being promoted to Triple-A Tacoma, got a welcome and a hug from Hernandez on Thursday. Hernandez hadn't had time to chat with Walker yet, but having been in his shoes, the ace said he would be happy to give him advice if asks for it.
Walker says he knows he'll be nervous in the first inning, but hopes he calms down after that.
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
LOS ANGELES ANGELS 5/1
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 11/2
DETROIT TIGERS 6/1
WASHINGTON NATIONALS 6/1
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 7/1
ST LOUIS CARDINALS 9/1
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 10/1
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 11/1
KANSAS CITY ROYALS 18/1
PITTSBURGH PIRATES 22/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com