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Lineups: Taijuan Walker returns from DL for Mariners-Angels

Aug 6, 2016, 2:24 PM | Updated: 3:39 pm

Taijuan Walker (right foot tendinitis) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and will start Saturday night in Game 2 of the Mariners’ series with the Angels.

Walker is 4-7 with a 3.66 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 80 strikeouts and 18 walks in 16 starts (86 innings) this season. The 23-year-old right-hander was bothered by the tendinitis in each of his last four starts, beginning with a 3 1/3 innings outing on June 14 in Tampa Bay.

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Walker and the Mariners will take on Angels starter Tyler Skaggs in the 6:40 game on 710 ESPN Seattle. The Mariners will also be honoring Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. before the game with a number retirement ceremony, which will start at 5:30.

Mariners

Guillermo Heredia, LF
Franklin Gutierrez, RF
Robinson Cano, 2B
Nelson Cruz, DH
Dae-Ho Lee, 1B
Kyle Seager, 3B
Chris Iannetta, C
Leonys Martin, CF
Shawn O’Malley, SS

Taijuan Walker, RHP

Angels

Yunel Escobar, 3B
Kole Calhoun, RF
Mike Trout, CF
Albert Pujols, DH
Andrelton Simmons, SS
Ji-Man Choi, LF
Jefry Marte, 1B
Carlos Perez, C
Johnny Giovotella, 2B

Tyler Skaggs, LHP

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