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Sean Walker 28

Sean  Walker

La Mesa, Calif.

High School:
Helix HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165





•2005 24th-Round Major League Draft Selection (Houston Astros)
•2005 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
•2004 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
•2003 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference

•6th in Big 12 ERA (4.05)
•t-9th in Big 12 games started (16)
•t-4th in Big 12 wins (10)
•t-8th in Big 12 winning percentage (.714)
•t-8th in Big 12 saves (1)
•t-7th in Big 12 complete games (2)
•8th in Big 12 innings pitched (109.0)

•Played for the Tri-City ValleyCats of the Houston Astros organization
•Appeared in 13 games with five starts
•Posted an 0-3 record and two saves with a 4.93 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 34.2 innings

2005 (SENIOR)
•Had off-season knee surgery and struggled to regain form
•Allowed two runs on two hits and three walks in 3.0 innings against UT-Arlington in season's first start (2/15)
•Held UT-San Antonio scoreless on one hit over 3.0 innings to earn the win (3/1)
•Allowed two runs on three hits with four strikeouts in 6.0 innings vs. TCU (3/15)

•Had surgery to repair right ACL tear, with which he pitched the entire 2004 season

2004 (JUNIOR)
•Opening-day and regular weekend starter
•Went 4-2 with a 3.86 ERA in nine Big 12 starts
•Held opponents to a .260 average in league play
•Pitched 5.1 scoreless innings, scattering five hits, in a no-decision in the second game of doubleheader at Long Beach State (2/21)
•Tossed second career complete game in an unfortunate loss against UC Irvine (3/7)
•Allowed one first-inning run and scattered seven hits with a walk and career-high tying seven strikeouts in that game
•Tossed 7.2 innings in start and victory at Texas A&M, allowing four runs, two earned, on five hits with two strikeouts (3/19)
•Earned the victory against Oklahoma State, allowing two runs, one earned, on six hits with five strikeouts in 7.0 innings (4/9)
•Pitched 5.1 innings allowing four runs but did not factor in the decision vs. Texas (4/16)
•Carried a shutout into the ninth at Kansas State but settled for a complete-game 8-1 victory, scattering nine hits with one walk and three strikeouts (5/1)
•Threw 6.0 shutout innings, allowing three hits and striking out four to get the victory against Nebraska (5/14)

•Appeared in 11 games, three starts, with the Hyannis Mets in the Cape Cod League
•Went 0-3 with three saves and one complete game, striking out 17 in 22.2 innings as the Mets advanced to the league semifinals

•Struggled early, allowing two runs in each of his first two appearances without recording an out
•Pitched the final four innings against Houston at the Minute Maid Park College Classic for his first save, striking out five and allowing two runs (2/14)
•Hurled two shutout innings of relief against UT-Arlington (2/18)
•Threw two perfect innings in relief at UT-San Antonio (2/26)
•Pitched 4.1 innings in relief against then-No. 8 Long Beach State, holding the Dirtbags to one earned run (3/8)
•Walked five but scattered six hits over 6.1 innings to beat Texas Tech, allowing two runs, one earned (3/16)
•Held Oklahoma to one earned run in seven innings for the win (3/23)
•Pitched his first complete game in a 9-1 win at Texas A&M, striking out six with one walk and scattering 10 hits (3/29)
•Pitched 5.0 innings in the longest relief outing of his career at Oklahoma State (4/13)
•Worked into the ninth for the win against Kansas State (5/3)
•Allowed just one run and struck out a career-high seven against the Wildcats
•Gave up one run in 6.0-plus innings at Nebraska in a 7-1 Baylor win (5/17)
•Finished among the Big 12 leaders in wins (t-6th), innings pitched (10th), complete games (t-10th) and ERA (17th)
•In conference games only, was among the leaders in wins (t-2nd), complete games (t-8th), innings (10th) and ERA (12th)

•Spent the summer as a closer with Hyannis in the Cape Cod League
•Went 1-3 with a 2.80 ERA and six saves while appearing in 15 games (two starts)
•Struck out 34 batters in 35.1 innings

•Started six games and made 15 appearances overall
•Collegiate debut came vs. UT-San Antonio (2/13)
•Picked up his first collegiate win with a 4.0-inning relief outing against Winthrop, in which he gave up just one run on two hits and struck out four (3/6)
•Made his first collegiate start against UT-Arlington and lasted 4.1 innings, allowing five runs, two earned, on seven hits (3/13)
•Threw 5.0 shutout innings in relief at TCU (4/2)
•Struck out two batters in 2.0 shutout innings April 10 against UTSA
•Tied his season-high with four strikeouts in a 4.0-inning start at Texas State (4/16)
•Made first Big 12 appearance and earned only collegiate save at Kansas State (4/28)
•In first-ever start against a ranked opponent, threw the best game of his young career at third-ranked Texas in the NCAA Regional championship game (6/2)
•Struck out six batters in 6.1 innings and allowed only two runs on four hits but suffered the tough-luck loss

•Played for coach Larry Odewaldt at Helix High School in La Mesa, Calif.
•Compiled a 6-3 record with seven saves and a 1.70 ERA in 56.0 innings of work
•In 2000, earned first-team all-league and all-county honors and won the Grossmont League Cy Young Award
•Also played three years of varsity water polo

•Full name is Sean Robert Walker
•Born Oct. 31, 1982, in San Diego, Calif.
•Son of Robert and Laura Walker
•Chose Baylor over Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State and Cal-Berkeley

Innings: 9.0, three times
Long Start: 9.0, three times
Short Start: 1.0 vs. Texas Southern (3/29/05)
Long Relief: 5.0, twice
Hits Allowed: 10 at Texas A&M (3/29/03)
Strikeouts: 7, twice
Walks: 7 at Texas State (3/22/05)
Runs Allowed: 8 vs. Vanderbilt (3/14/04)
ER Allowed: 7 vs. Nebraska (5/22/03)
HR Allowed: 2, twice

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