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Walker hurls one-hitter to lead Mariners past Twins, 6-1

MINNEAPOLIS Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon has said it after bad starts and brilliant ones alike. It's not a scolding, but so much a reminder don't place too much emphasis on the most recent start for Taijuan Walker. At the tender age of 22 and in his first full season in the big leagues, Walker is far from a finished product. And because of that, he could have a clunker one week and pitching brilliance the next. And this season, Walker's has had stretches both. Perhaps Friday night's dominance of the Minnesota Twins will provide the spark to another run of pitching excellence for the young right-hander. Walker delivered the best outing of his young career, pitching...

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