40-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kevin Walker in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Kevin Walker Contract Information:
Walker signed a minor league contract with Houston in January of 2007 and was invited to spring training. Signed by the Rockies in June 2007.
Walker signed a minor league contract with Houston and was invited to spring training.
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Kevin Walker: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Kevin Walker.
Walker seems determined to disprove the adage that all you need is the ability to pitch left-handed to keep a job in the majors. His strikeout numbers remain solid, but he simply gets hit too hard to be a reliable bullpen option.
The Giants claimed Walker off waivers in April 2004 and sent him to Triple-A Fresno. He's struggled with elbow problems for a good portion of his career and hasn't been able to gain momentum.
The left-hander, signed to a one-year deal in the offseason, looks to rebound from an injury-plagued 2003 campaign. He was bad in the majors and even worse in his time in the minors. As a southpaw with closer-type stuff, he simply needs to get healthy and exhibit some control. He has the ability to dominate lefties and right-handers alike and that bodes well for his long-term prospects in the bullpen.
Came back from Tommy John Surgery in August of 2002. Prior to the injury, Walker was expected to be a big part of the Padres bullpen and if he returns to his regular spot in the pen, he could be a good candidate to vulture a few cheap wins throughout the season.