Neil Walker RUMORS & NEWS

  • Neil Walker contract talks with Mets hit a snag, sources say

    Newsday "Despite recent meetings between Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and representatives for second baseman Neil Walker — talks that stoked optimism for getting a deal done — sources said on Monday morning that the sides are no closer to hammering out a contract extension. Sources said contract..." February 20

  • Neil Walker, Mets still talking a new three-year deal

    New York Daily News "Neil Walker may be sticking around. The second baseman had been seeking a three-year deal with the Mets this winter before signing the $17.2 million qualifying offer. Sandy Alderson said Sunday that he has continued conversations with Walker’s agent, speaking as recently as Saturday, and he hoped..." February 19

  • Mets discussed extension in 3-year, $40M range with Walker

    New York Daily News "Before he made the decision to have surgery last summer, Neil Walker got some assurances from the Mets. Sandy Alderson did not guarantee the second baseman, who was facing free agency for the first time, the team would make him a qualifying offer, but the Mets GM gave him some comfort. “They..." February 15

  • Neil Walker accepts $17.2 million qualifying offer from Mets "This is good news for both sides. Walker was a really good player for the Mets this past season, when he was on the field. But, he was clearly dealing with a back issue that eventually ended his season. He is expected to be 100 percent healthy next spring, when he'll arrive with a lot to prove...." November 14

  • Hellickson, Walker on bubble; Bautista will reject qualifying offer

    Fanrag Sports "Pitcher Jeremy Hellickson and second baseman Neil Walker are viewed as the two free agents seen as real possibilities to accept the $17.2 million qualifying offer as the deadline looms late Monday afternoon. There is no certainty they will accept but it remains a possibility. Hellickson was..." November 14

  • It’s just about decision time for Mets’ Neil Walker

    New York Post "Monday brings the next step for many of baseball’s top free agents, and two Mets reside in that mix. For Yoenis Cespedes, this will be a mere formality. For Neil Walker, however, it could be the resolution. Cespedes and Walker are among the 10 free agents who have until 5 p.m. (ET) Monday to..." November 14

  • Mets Intend To Make Qualifying Offer To Neil Walker

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets intend to make a $17.2MM qualifying offer to impending free agent Neil Walker, reports ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. Around this time last month, Rubin reported that Walker would likely receive the QO so long as his recovery from the season-ending back surgery he underwent in September..." November 03

  • Neil Walker to undergo season-ending back surgery

    New York Post "Mets second baseman Neil Walker has been dealing with a herniated disk in his back that is causing weakness in one of his legs and numbness in one of his feet, symptoms which prevented him from playing for the fourth straight game Wednesday and will now cost him the rest of the season. The team..." September 01

  • Neil Walker Diagnosed With Herniated Disk

    MLB Trade Rumors "The specific injury that has limited Mets second baseman Neil Walker is a herniated disk in his back, Mets GM Sandy Alderson told reporters including’s Anthony DiComo (via Twitter). Alderson reiterated that Walker can play through the injury, which he painted as being somewhat less serious..." August 31

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