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Walker Feels Encouraged Low Back Isn’t Long-Term

Walker Feels Encouraged Low Back Isn’t Long-Term

Neil Walker was out of the starting lineup again on Wednesday, after being scratched from the lineup after batting practice on Monday. Walker arrived to the ballpark  today, where he underwent treatment and stretching with the training staff to get back full from tightness in his lower back.

"Today is much better than the last couple days," Walker said. "I’ve seen a couple doctors. It’s nothing to be too alarmed about. Just want to make sure everything is in place. It’s encouraging. I’ve been in the training room and things are looking better."

Walker said when he arrived to the field on Monday, he did feel a little bit of back tightness. After being checked out by the training staff, Walker rode the stationary bike and tried to get ready for the game, but after taking swings, that's when he realized it was really tight.

"I’ve dealt with it a little bit in the past so I kind of know how to deal with it," Walker said. "I’m not alarmed by the situation, but it does take a few da...

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