Sat, 07 Feb 2015 11:31:00 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker has lost his salary arbitration case. He will make $8 million during the 2015 season instead of the $9 million he had requested.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:49:18 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates have had preliminary discussions with 2B Neil Walker about a contract extension. General Neal Huntington said Wednesday, Dec. 10, that he is hopeful Walker will end his career with the team.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:31:03 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker's representatives have had discussions with the team about a multi-year extension for Walker, according to a source. The talks are believed to be in the preliminary stages and nothing is close at this point.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:33:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker is batting cleanup and starting at second base Friday, Sept. 26. Walker is mired in a funk. He has a single hit in his last six games and did not start the team's last game Wednesday, Sept. 24.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:17:45 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker has a single hit in his last 23 plate appearances. The slump spans six games since Thursday, Sept. 18.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:04:53 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Sept. 24. SS Clint Barmes is hitting eighth and playing second base.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:51:53 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker (back) is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, Aug. 20, because he is getting a day off to rest his back.
Fantasy Tip: Walker is playing through the back injury, but likely will be getting more days off to allow the back to rest. Owners will need to check the lineup each day until he is completely recovered from the injury.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:02:41 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Pedro Alvarez is in the starting lineup against the Washington Nationals Saturday, Aug. 16, batting sixth. 2B Neil Walker and SS Jordy Mercer are not in the lineup.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:06:27 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker (back) went 1-for-4 in his return to the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 15, against the Washington Nationals. He had missed 11 of the previous 12 games.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:25:38 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates 2B Neil Walker (back) could be back in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 15.
Fantasy Tip: Walker hasn't played a full game since Aug. 1 due to back issues. He pinch hit over the weekend and was close to pinch hitting again today before the game ended. He won't be going on the DL, at least. Be prepared to get him back into your daily lineups this weekend.