Taijuan Emmanuel Walker is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.
He previously played for the Seattle Mariners, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Toronto Blue Jays.
Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, Walker’s original love was basketball, until he began playing baseball at the age of 11.
Walker attended Yucaipa High School in Yucaipa, California, where he was a pitcher and shortstop, as well as a two-sport athlete. At Yucaipa, Walker was teammates with Matt Davidson, a third baseman in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.
Yucaipa is also the alma mater of former major leaguers Corky Miller and Mark Teahen.
Raised by his single mother, Walker helped care for his younger siblings.
Walker and his wife, Heather Restrepo, welcomed their first child, a son, in July 2017. They then welcomed a second son in early November 2020.
What is Taijuan Walker salary?
Taijuan Emmanuel Walker is an American professional baseball pitcher who has a salary of 528,600 USD