New York Mets: Sean West

Forget Viola, Tank makes sweet music too

February, 12, 2011
2/12/11
4:08
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Taylor Tankersley


Relief Pitcher
New York Mets

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2010 Season Stats
GM W L BB K ERA
27 0 0 7 7 7.50
Not sure if he'll find the same level of talent in the Mets clubhouse, but newly signed reliever Taylor Tankersley did have quite the musical ensemble with the Florida Marlins.

"Not a real band," said Tankersley, who heaped most of the praise on fellow left-hander Sean West.

Said Tankersley about West: "He’s a very gifted musician. I have a condo. Out back I have a room that’s soundproof. It’s got all the equipment you need in there to play a rock show. I play the drums and have written a few songs. And Sean can play the drums, guitar, base, piano. He can play anything. So he moved around. There was another guy named Chris Mobley, who played guitar a lot. And so we jammed a lot. We played a few times out at like open mic nights. But I’ve never gotten paid to play."

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
10 3.88 106 141
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .296
HRL. Duda 20
RBIL. Duda 61
RD. Murphy 62
OPSL. Duda .872
ERAJ. Niese 3.24
SOZ. Wheeler 125