KEVIN WALKER (Grand Prairie HS)
Kevin Walker is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He is the current pitching coach for the Salem Red Sox (Boston Red Sox)of the Class A Carolina League.
Walker was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 6th round of the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft out of Grand Prairie H.S. and made his major league debut on April 14, 2000. On March 31, 2004, Walker was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants. He became a free agent after the season and signed with the Chicago White Sox on November 23, 2004. He became a free agent again after the 2005 season and signed with the Texas Rangers on November 6, 2005. Walker became a free agent after the 2006 season and signed with the Houston Astros for the 2007 season.