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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press.
Taijuan Walker takes back seat on new team --to Mr. Met<
Taijuan Walker is taking a back seat on his new team - to Mr. Met<
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) _ Taijuan Walker is taking a back seat on his new team _ to Mr. Met.
A day after the Mets finalized his $23 million, three-year contract, Walker said he was aced out of his preferred jersey number by the rotund mascot with the baseball-shaped head.
``I was 44 growing u ...