Taijuan Walker Is No. 2 RHP Prospect In MLB

Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

The list it out. MLB.com has released the Top-10 right-handed pitching prospects in Major League Baseball and Taijuan Walker comes in at number two on the list, behind Arizona’s Archie Bradley.

Walker had a 9-10 season with a 2.93 ERA in 25 games between Double-A Jackson and Triple-A Tacoma in 2013. Walker also started three games for the Mariners in September. He pitched 15 innings, posted a 1-0 record with a 3.60 ERA.

Walker has been the subject of many trade rumors, but the organization swears they have no plans to move the Fresh Prince of Seattle. Walker, the only one in the top-10 with Major League experience in 2013, should be poised to take a permanent spot in the rotation with the big club in 2014.

Here is the complete list:

1- Archie Bradley, Arizona Diamondbacks
2- Taijuan Walker, Seattle Mariners
3- Noah Syndergaard, New York Mets
4- Jonathan Gray, Colorado Rockies
5- Jameson Taillon, Pittsburgh Pirates
6- Mark Appel, Houston Astros
7- Robert Stephenson, Cincinnati Reds
8- Dylan Bundy, Baltimore Orioles
9- Aaron Sanchez, Toronto Blue Jays
10- Kyle Zimmer, Kansas City Royals

Topics: Seattle Mariners, Taijuan Walker

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