Tag: Neil Walker

First Pitch: What Could Be the Solution to the RISP Problem?

We've talked a lot this week about the issue of hitting with runners in scoring position. I've made my thoughts known on the matter....

Pirates Notebook: Neil Walker Has Been a Hit in August

While the Pirates' overall offense is slowly accelerating this month (11th in the NL in runs, 6th in OPS), Neil Walker has shifted gears...

First Pitch: The RISP Problems For the Pirates Are a Fluke

Two nights ago I wrote about how the Pirates aren't perfect, but they are legit contenders. The main flaw with the team this year...

First Pitch: Do the Pirates Finally Have the Best 25 Men...

There has been a lot of talk from various Pirates writers about having the "best 25" in Pittsburgh. You could make a strong argument...

Pirates Complete Third Straight Comeback Win to Sweep Marlins 5-4

Tuesday, they trailed 3-0. Wednesday, they trailed 2-0. Thursday, they trailed 4-0. No problem, no problem and no problem for baseball's best team, the Pittsburgh...

Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion

This is not a jinx. On this day last year, the Pirates' playoff odds were hovering around 50 percent. Their chances to make the postseason...

A.J. Burnett Twirls Complete Game for 5-1 Pirates Win

At long last, A.J. Burnett completed what he started. Nine innings, 110 pitches, wrapping up the Pirates' 5-1 series-winning victory over the Colorado Rockies...

McKenry Has a Career Night at the Plate, But Also Tweaks...

The Pirates had some unlikely heroes step up in tonight's 7-4 win over the Miami Marlins. The offense was led by Michael McKenry. That's the...

Grilli Placed on DL, Inge Designated for Assignment, Walker and Black...

The Pirates placed closer Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list after he left Monday's game from suffering a right forearm strain. The team...

Injury Updates: Rodriguez, McDonald, Walker, Hughes, McPherson

Here are some injury updates on some of the Pirates major leaguers. The first two come via Rob Biertempfel and Michael Sanserino on Twitter. **Wandy...
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