Neil Walker RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pirates have had early discussions on Walker extension

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates have had recent, introductory discussions with Neil Walker’s camp about a multi-year extension, according to a source. The discussions were preliminary in nature and nothing is considered close at this time. Walker, 29, is in his third year of arbitration, and he has one more..." December 10

  • Neil Walker rejoins Pirates after appendectomy

    Hardball Talk "Pittsburgh will activate second baseman Neil Walker from the disabled list for tonight’s game after he missed the past two weeks following an appendectomy. Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports that Walker was slated to play in a minor-league rehab game Monday, but decided..." June 24

  • Neil Walker recovering quickly from recent appendectomy

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Neil Walker visited manager Clint Hurdle twice Tuesday, something Hurdle joked the second baseman does not do when he is healthy. “The more he does this,” Hurdle said, using his hand to mime talking, “the healthier he’s getting.” Hurdle continued to mime. “We’re getting a lot of..." June 18

  • No switch in plans this season for Pirates second baseman Walker

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Pirates are going to send Neil Walker to minor league camp. Don't panic. The Pittsburgh Kid still is the starting second baseman. There's logic behind having Walker play some innings against the Triple-A Durham Bulls or Double-A Trenton Thunder on a day the Pirates are facing the New York..." February 28

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Pirates GM Neal Huntington indicated today that the team is open to discussing an extension with Neil Walker this offseason.

  • Neil Walker sits again, might move to disabled list

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Neil Walker did not start his second consecutive game Monday as the pain in his right side persisted. Walker did not have an MRI Monday, as he had indicated he might, and no MRI was scheduled. He received treatment before batting practice and warmed up on the field with trainer Todd Tomczyk..." July 09

  • Pirate's Walker will have MRI to determine injury

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Neil Walker said he does not believe the injury that caused him to miss part of a game Saturday and the entire game Sunday against the Chicago Cubs is serious. But he and the Pirates are being cautions with Walker's sore right side. "I'm hoping that this will subside here in the next few days,"..." July 08

  • Walker homers in 11th inning as Pirates beat Tigers, 1-0

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The game started late, but Jeanmar Gomez and Rick Porcello seemed intent on finishing it on time. The two starters fought round after round. Gomez relied on efficiency, Porcello on ground balls and strikeouts, to work a scoreless tie into extra innings after the game started 1 hour, 13 minutes..." May 29

  • Pirates activate Walker, option Mercer to Indianapolis

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates activated second baseman Neil Walker from the disabled list and optioned infielder Jordy Mercer to Class AAA Indianapolis, the team announced this afternoon. Walker was placed on the disabled list after sustaining a deep cut to his right hand, an injury that occurred April 26 when..." May 13

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    Michael Sanserino @msanserino

    #Pirates Neil Walker will begin rehab assignment for Class AA Altoona on Thursday. Could join #Pirates in NYC.

  • Pirates place 2B Neil Walker (finger) on DL

    Rotoworld "Pirates placed 2B Neil Walker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 27, with a laceration on his right hand. Walker required six stitches in his right index finger last Friday after he had his hand stepped on at second base. The Pirates were hoping that Walker could avoid a stint on..." May 03

  • Walker could be back during Brewers series "Neil Walker will not have the stitches removed from his right index knuckle by the time the Bucs return home on Friday -- as he'd originally hoped -- but the second baseman could still soon return to action. Perhaps even during the Milwaukee phase of this current road swing. Manager Clint..." April 29

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    Rob Biertempfel @BiertempfelTrib

    #pirates walker has deep cut, six stitches. Out a few days.

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