All posts tagged "Neil Walker"

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    Walker Named to Topps Rookie Team

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    Dejan Kovacevic discusses his ROY ballot

    As you probably know, Pirates beat writer Dejan Kovacevic has been taking some heat this week for his Rookie of the Year selections. Dejan left Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward off his ballot, voting for Buster Posey, Neil Walker and Jose Tabata instead.

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    Neil Walker and Jose Tabata Over Jason Heyward?

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    2010 Position Recap: Second Base

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    Alvarez, Lincoln, Tabata are Top IL Prospects

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    Walker's late-season improvements

    As I predicted in July, Neil Walker's high BABIP eventually fell back to earth. However, a dramatically improved walk rate helped keep him afloat once the hits stopped falling in for him. This bodes well for Walker's future.

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    Is Walker a Rookie of the Year candidate?

    By continuing to hit baseballs very hard, Neil Walker has made a case for some Rookie of the Year consideration. When FanHouse baseball writer Ed Price posted some interesting rookie stats on his Twitter feed this afternoon, I thought it might be a good idea to...

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    Why Don’t We Trust Neil Walker?

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    Revisiting Neil Walker’s plate discipline

    Last night, Nate Rose of Stealing First Base took my recent article regarding Neil Walker and began digging deeper. He went to FanGraphs and took a look at Walker’s plate discipline numbers, wondering whether we should expect his walk rate to improve. Nate noted that Walker does...

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    Neil Walker, a poor walk rate and an inflated BABIP

    Neil Walker is having an encouraging 2010 season. He got off to a hot start in Triple-A, hitting .321/.392/.560 in 189 plate appearances. On May 25th, he was promoted to Pittsburgh and soon became the everyday second baseman. The 24-year-old has continued to hit at the major...