Monday, February 15, 2010

Astros sign LHP Edwin Walker

Thanks to Baseball America we see that the Astros have signed LHP Edwin Walker. Who is this Edwin Walker?

-26 year old "hard-throwing" LHP
-Drafted by the Brewers in the 9th round of the 2002 draft.

He spent three seasons with the Brewers organization from 2002-2004 before missing all of 2005, and then spending 2006 in Independent ball, missing 2007, and back in Indie ball in 2008. In 2009, Walker played in both Indie ball, and with the Yankees' South Atlantic League team in Single-A, posting a 0.78 ERA/0.78 WHIP in 14 games, finishing eight, with 20K:4BB in 23IP.