Tag: Neil Walker

Pirates Notebook: Pirates Remain Two Games Back; This Year Feels Different

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pirates were coming off a huge win on Thursday night in Cincinnati where they took 2-of-3 from the first place Reds...

Expectations Should Be Fluid

Many times in life, what we expect to happen does not come close to what actually happens.  We have to adjust our plans accordingly...

Neil Walker’s disappearing power

On May 20, 2011, Neil Walker was hitting .288/.361/.466 and was in the midst of an encouraging sequel to his strong rookie season of...

Bucs Need to Get Power Bats Rolling

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- All eyes were on slugging first baseman Albert Pujols while he went homerless over his first 27 games to start the...

Another Strong Outing from McDonald in Pirates 3-2 Win

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Right-hander James McDonald continues to impress on the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012. On April 25, McDonald took a no-hitter...

Walker and McCutchen’s Power Outage

With April 2012 now come and gone, Andrew McCutchen enters May with zero home runs.  This marks the first month in his career that...

Pirates Notebook: Presley, Tabata to Share Leadoff Spot

Throughout Grapefruit League action, Alex Presley got the majority of the starts batting leadoff. Jose Tabata followed in the two spot. The trend continued...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Season Preview: Starting Lineup

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished with a .244 batting average during the 2011 season -- .247 average in the 1st half, .241 in the 2nd...

Pirates Notebook: No Reason Meek’s Velocity Won’t Return

BRADENTON, Fla. --Right-hander Evan Meek is working on getting back to the All-Star pitcher that he was in 2010. After posting a 2.14 ERA...

Walker Cleared to Play

Second baseman Neil Walker took batting practice at McKechnie Field today and said afterwards in the clubhouse that he was okay and cleared to resume play. Walker...
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Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...