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Jeff Walters | Relief Pitcher

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 170
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rays released RHP Jeff Walters.
Walters allowed five runs -- four earned -- in 4 2/3 innings this spring in the Grapefruit League. The 29-year-old right-hander has never appeared in a major league game. Thu, Mar 23, 2017 11:05:00 AM

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Rays signed RHP Jeff Walters to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Walter, 29, held a 5.89 ERA across 56 relief appearances at Triple-A in the Mets organization last season. He's never pitched in the majors and is a long shot to crack the Rays' Opening Day roster.
Sun, Feb 12, 2017 10:07:00 AM

Mets sent RHP Jeff Walters outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Walters cleared waivers after being designated for assignment. He holds a 9.27 ERA through 22 1/3 innings this season at Las Vegas this season.
Sun, Jun 5, 2016 08:40:00 AM

Mets designated RHP Jeff Walters for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for James Loney, who was acquired from the Padres on Saturday and will officially join the Mets on Tuesday night. Walters, 28, had a 9.27 ERA through 22 1/3 innings this season at Triple-A Las Vegas. He's never appeared in a major league game.
Tue, May 31, 2016 04:02:00 PM

Mets optioned RHP Jeff Walters to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Walters made his return from Tommy John surgery last season and posted a 2.45 ERA with 10.7 K/9 and 1.8 BB/9 over 29 appearances between rookie ball, High-A and Double-A. The 28-year-old was re-added to the Mets' 40-man roster in November and could be an option for the major league bullpen soon.
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 09:48:00 AM

Mets purchased the contract of RHP Jeff Walters from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Walters is protected from the Rule 5 draft. The 28-year-old returned from Tommy John surgery this past season and posted a 2.45 ERA in 29 appearances between three levels in the minors.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 03:54:00 PM

Mets sent RHP Jeff Walters outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Walters will be sidelined until midseason next year while he recovers from Tommy John surgery.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 06:39:00 PM

Mets pitching prospect Jeff Walters underwent Tommy John surgery Tuesday.

Walters, who was added to the 40-man roster over the winter, sustained a torn UCL earlier this month. The reliever will be sidelined until around midseason next year.
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 11:16:00 PM

Jeff Walters has been diagnosed with a torn UCL.

That's the injury that pretty much always leads to Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. Walters had a rough 8.86 ERA over his first 21 1/3 innings this season at Triple-A Las Vegas. The 26-year-old will likely be out of commission through the middle of 2015.
Mon, Jun 9, 2014 03:02:00 PM

Mets purchased the contract of RHP Jeff Walters from Double-A Binghamton.

Walters enjoyed a big year as a closer in Double-A this past season, putting up a 2.09 ERA, 38 saves, and a 60/16 K/BB ratio over 56 innings. The 26-year-old isn't far away from making an impact in the major league bullpen.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 11:26:00 PM