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Neil Walker

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  • Joe Maddon's style making a big difference for Cubs

    Joe Maddon's style making a big difference for Cubs
    The Cubs' offseason decision to hire Joe Maddon has been validated in the early going with their 12-8 start in April. And team officials were vindicated Wednesday when Major League Baseball absolved the Cubs of tampering charges from the Rays in their...
  • Wednesday's recap: Pirates 8, Cubs 1

    Wednesday's recap: Pirates 8, Cubs 1
    The summary The Cubs' winning streak ended at four Wednesday night with an 8-1 loss to the Pirates. Gerrit Cole improved to 6-0 and lowered his ERA to 2.92 against them, allowing three hits and striking out eight in six innings. The Pirates scored...
  • Pirates defeat Diamondbacks, 8-0, for series sweep

    PHOENIX Neil Walker, the Pittsburgh kid, looked right at home in the Valley of the Sun. Walker reached base four times Sunday as the Pirates shut out the Arizona Diamondbacks, 8-0, for a series sweep at Chase Field. Walker went 3 for 4, including a two-...
  • Marte's ninth-inning hit helps Pirates edge Diamondbacks, 2-1

    PHOENIX Starling Marte snuck a seeing-eye single past a diving shortstop to score Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pirates slipped past the Arizona Diamondbacks late for a 2-1 win Saturday night at Chase Field. "We just had to...
  • Pirates rally for 5-4 victory vs. Cubs

    PITTSBURGH The Pirates came back to beat the Chicago Cubs, 5-4, Thursday afternoon at PNC Park, earning a series split and evening their record at 8-8 before leaving for a nine-game, three-city road trip. Gregory Polanco had three hits, including an...
  • Eventful night for Cubs' Kris Bryant

    Eventful night for Cubs' Kris Bryant
    PITTSBURGH -- Kris Bryant barely missed hitting his first major league home run but earned one interesting distinction Wednesday night near the end of the Chicago Cubs' 4-3 loss at Pittsburgh. Because of right groin tightness suffered by Dexter Fowler,...
  • Cubs struggling to plug holes amid all their injury problems

    Cubs struggling to plug holes amid all their injury problems
    PITTSBURGH — With a 13-man pitching staff and three catchers, manager Joe Maddon knows his in-game moves are somewhat limited. Those options could be even more limited, based on the severity of the tightness in Dexter Fowler's right groin....
  • Watson helps Pirates hold on for 4-3 win vs. Cubs

    PITTSBURGH Gregory Polanco homered and doubled, Vance Worley allowed one unearned run and the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs, 4-3, on a cold Wednesday night at PNC Park. Worley and four relievers finally tamed the Cubs' offense after allowing 14 runs in...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 9, Pirates 8

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 9, Pirates 8
    The summary Much of the pre-game hype surrounded the debut of Cubs rookie second baseman Addison Russell. But the rest of the offense took over Tuesday night, scoring six times in the final four innings, including three runs in the ninth to garner a 9-8...
  • Pirates sweep Brewers with latest win, 5-2

    PITTSBURGH Pedro Alvarez homered, Gerrit Cole pitched six strong innings and the Pirates completed a three-game sweep by beating the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-2, Sunday at PNC Park. The Pirates evened their record at 6-6, while the Brewers lost their fifth in...
  • Marte drives in 5 as Pirates beat Brewers, 6-2

    PITTSBURGH Jeff Locke had just seen the Milwaukee Brewers. He pitched pretty well against them, too. Saturday night, partly out of necessity, they threw a different lineup at him. Gone was leadoff hitter Carlos Gomez, who went on the disabled list because...