Todd Arthur Walker
Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: May 25, 1973 in Bakersfield, CA
High School: Airline HS (Bossier City, LA) School: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA) by the Drafted Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1994 amateur draft. Signed July 9, 1994.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 30, 1996 (Age 23.097)
vs. MIL 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1997 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Twins/Cubs/Reds/RedSox/Rockies/... 1996-2007 Agents: Alan Meersand,Brian Carlin,Greg Genske, previously: Jeff Moorad [*] Final Game: May 10, 2007 (Age 33.350)
vs. KCR 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- June 2014
6/22 Twinstrivia.com: Did you know?: When Minnesota Twins pitcher Yohan Pino will made his Major League debut Thursday night at 30 years, 175 days old at Target Field ... News -- May 2014
5/10 Red Sox Maineiacs: Nick Esasky All-Stars: The title of this post is an expression I made up years ago. It refers to a veteran player (with a couple of special exceptions) ... News -- February 2014
2/12 Halo Hangout: The Angels May Have Changed Their Philosophy Towards Free Agency:
Over the past few seasons, in an effort to keep pace with the Texas Rangers and the Oakland A's, the Los Angeles Angels have ... News -- September 2013
9/4 Twinstrivia.com: A little of this and a little of that: Kevin Chapman‘s wild pitch scored Ryan Doumit with the go-ahead run in the 12th inning of the Twins’ 9-6 win at Houston. ... News -- August 2013
8/14 Twinstrivia.com: Will Dozier become top Twins 2B home run slugger?: Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has put on a nice power display this season while playing a position that is not expected to ... News -- July 2013
7/18 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: 20 Minnesota Twins Trades: Todd Walker and Butch Huskey: Friends Forever: It's the year 2000. The Twins had finally moved on from the Knoblaucle (Chuck Knoblauch debacle) and had replaced him with ...
7/4 Padres Public: Happy Independence Day: Let’s Celebrate Vinny Castilla: The San Diego Padres have had only one player in franchise history born on the 4th of July: third baseman, Vinny Castilla. On ... News -- June 2013
6/11 Blog Red Machine: Reds Fans Blessed Watching Brandon Phillips and Joe Morgan: Brandon Phillips had himself a game last evening. Cranking a grand slam (if you could see it though all that fog) and driving ...
6/4 Crashburn Alley: Phillies Draft Retrospective: Chase Utley: Gib Bodet is one of the best scouts in the business. Currently the Dodgers National Crosschecking and Amateur Scouting Special ... News -- May 2013
5/25 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Game 50 Thread – Red Sox (29-20, 2nd 1 GB) vs. Indians (5/25/13): First Pitch – 1:35 PM Jon Lester (6-1, 3.15) vs. Scott Kazmir (2-2, 6.35) Note: Has anyone been on both sides of lopsided trades ...
5/18 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: 25 Minnesota Twins Drafts in 25 Days: 1994: The Twins had a very successful draft in 1993, adding one of the biggest pieces to the future mini-dynasty teams of the 2000s, ... News -- April 2013
4/13 Rays Colored Glasses: The Tampa Bay Rays and Memorable Bench Clearing Brawls: By now, most of us have heard about top Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler charging the Clearwater Threshers dugout with a bat ...
4/1 Obstructed View: 2013 Cubs Prospects Ratings: A little over 2 weeks ago, I wrote an article with Uncle Dave's help about a different way to rate prospects. Dave got the ... News -- January 2013
1/31 Fire Brand of the American League: Bold Predictions for 2013, Part 2 — The Batters: With less than 2 weeks to go before Pitchers and Catchers officially report, we are continuing to pass some of the cold long winter ...
1/22 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: 2013 Hall of Fame Results Analysis: The 2013 Hall of Fame results are in and the winner is sanctimony. The BBWAA decided as a group that there isn't a worthy ...
1/8 i70baseball.com: Cooperstown Choices: Todd WalkerExamining the 2013 Hall Of Fame ballot and Todd Walker's career. ...
1/2 Obstructed View: Derrek Lee: The Joe DiMaggio of Doubles: While fiddling around in Baseball-Reference (my Christmas gift to myself was a subscription to Play Index), I came across something ... News -- December 2012
12/30 Baseball Musings: Being Craig Biggio: The series on similar players continues with Craig Biggio. Biggio should make the Hall of Fame, if not this year then soon. The ...
12/1 Call to the Pen: Expect Wild Hall Of Fame Voting: It has begun. The ballot for the 2013 Hall of Fame class is being distributed and the members of the Baseball Writers Association ... News -- November 2012
11/30 Swingin' A's: Former A’s and Their Quest For Cooperstown: If you have ever been to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY you know how overwhelming the experience really ...
11/24 161st and River: 86 Greatest Moments vs. Boston #19-11: #19 | The Brawl | 5/20/1976 In a moment that epitomized the hostilities between the Yanks and Sox in the 1970s, the ... News -- August 2012
8/10 Cubbies Crib: The Evolution Of Darwin Barney: The Chicago Cubs have long been in search for a long-term solution to the team’s second base position. From Todd Walker ... News -- July 2012
7/22 Tyler's Think Tank: Ross Raking:
Cody Ross watches his walk-off home run leave the yard
In what has become another crazy, whirlwind, injury-plagued baseball ... News -- February 2012
2/17 Bus League Baseball: All-Time MLB Draft: Round 23 (Picks 1101-1150): At least a year ago, maybe longer, I had an idea: wouldn’t it be cool to go through every draft pick in major league history, ...
2/12 The Biz of Baseball: Sunday Night and No Movement on Contract Negotiations with David Ortiz. Hearing Set for Monday:
With the clock still ticking, the largest salary arbitration hearing in history is still headed for a meeting sometime tomorrow. ...
2/11 The Biz of Baseball: How Does David Ortiz Stack Up to Other Veterans That Went to Salary Arbitration Hearings?:
The waiting game to see whether David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox will go to arbitration hearing is in its final hours. ...
2/10 SoDo Mojo: It Might Be Worth The Wait: Don’t worry this is neither a long winded post and nor is it about abstinence. The Rangers recently came to agreement ... News -- January 2012
1/20 Cubbies Crib: Darwin Barney Is Liked But Not A Starter: When analysts, scouts, and various front-office begin to look at the long-term future of a major league team they often turn their ... News -- December 2011
12/18 Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness: Sure Is Nice of ESPN Chicago to Let Scott Boras Write Their Articles: Over the last 12 hours or so, I’ve been getting a bunch of questions from people via Twitter and email about the surprising ...
12/12 MLBTradeRumors: How Much Will Ortiz, K-Rod, and Kelly Johnson Earn Next Year?:
Free agents David Ortiz, Francisco Rodriguez, and Kelly Johnson accepted their teams' offers of arbitration last week, making ... News -- November 2011
11/8 The Pesky Pole: Defending Theo:
Theo Epstein has left Boston and the bashing has begun. It seems every article and every talk show host list every single ... News -- October 2011
10/13 Obstructed View: Theo is a Cub so what next?: When the reports of Theo Epstein signing with the Cubs began to trickle in this morning (or actually last night), I started thinking ...
10/12 YankeeAnalysts.com: A fond farewell to Jorge Posada: As weird as it is to imagine, there’s a very real possibility that Jorge Posada will no longer be an active member of the ...
10/1 B-R Blog: Prince Fielder’s Rare Season Ending Walk: Prince Fielder became the first player in the last 25 years, batting .299 in his final at-bat of the season, to talk take a walk. ... News -- March 2011
3/13 MLBTradeRumors: Rosenthal On Athletics, Montero, Utley, Ackley: Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports shared some Sunday morning notes from Spring Training. Let's check out the highlights....
With ... News -- October 2010
10/18 B-R Blog: Cody Ross and most homers in first 6 career post-season games: Cody Ross homered again yesterday, giving him 3 games with a homer in his first 6 career playoff games. He joins a fairly small ...