Audio from Walker’s Complete Game

In case you missed it, 18-year-old right-hander Taijuan Walker authored another chapter in his amazing first full season in the Mariners’ system last night, tossing a nine-inning complete-game win over the Great Lakes Loons.  After allowing a first-inning two-run homer to Blake Dean, Walker limited the Loons to just one more hit the rest of the way, struck out seven and retired the final 17-straight batters to end the game.

Here’s the final out, Jetsy Extrano to Tim Morris, securing Walker’s CG:  Walker Finishes CG vs. Loons 7.13.11

It’s the first 9.0-inning CG thrown by a LumberKing since right-hander Kenn Kasparek tossed a three-hit shutout on August 3, 2009 against Burlington.

Game notes, additional highlights from last night and a new interview will be posted later today.


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