P.J. Walters was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th round of the 2006 amateur draft. He signed with the Cardinals on June 19th, 2006 and made his Major League Debut on April 17th, 2009. Walters played for the Cardinals until July 27th, 2011, when they traded him with Trever Miller, Colby Rasmus and Brian Tallet to the Toronto Blue Jays for Octavio Dotel, Edwin Jackson, Corey Patterson, Marc Rzepczynski and cash. The Minnesota Twins signed P.J. in December of 2011. Walters threw his first careers complete game on May 22, 2012 as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 9-2. Over his Major League career, Walters has started 16 of the 32 MLB games which he has played in.
I was able to speak with P.J. on 12-13-12. I told him about my blog, and he kindly agreed to do an interview with me. He asked if we could do the interview that same day and on the phone. With his consent, I recorded our phone conversation.