Taijuan Walker was crammed into the middle seat of a plane at a Tennessee airport, destined for Tacoma.
The 6-foot-4, 210 pound pitcher said it was one of the more uncomfortable flights he’s endured.
But now, being in Tacoma and only a short distance from Seattle, he’s feeling plenty comfortable.
“Seattle is just right there,” the 20-year-old flame-throwing right-hander said.
He arrived in Tacoma on Saturday, picked up a Tacoma Rainiers uniform and now Walker, who he says he threw a 100 mph pitch earlier in the year, waits for Tuesday when he makes his first Triple-A start.
“I was …