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Neil Walker

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  • 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...
  • Burnett brings more than just strikeouts in return to Pirates

    When general manager Neal Huntington signed right-hander A.J. Burnett to a one-year deal in November, he knew exactly the man and leader the Pirates were getting. He didn't know, however, what kind of pitcher Burnett would be at 38. The Pirates...
  • Tigers' Greene dominates Pirates for 2-0 win

    PITTSBURGH Rajai Davis was facing a right-hander. He doesn't hit righties well and he isn't going to play against righties much this year, but with Pirates veteran A.J. Burnett on the hill Tuesday night, and with Davis' track record against him,...
  • Pirates hit three home runs, win home opener against Tigers

    PITTSBURGH The first and last pitches Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez threw left the ballpark. The first one gave the Pirates an early lead, the final one extended it after the Tigers made some offensive progress. Three home runs helped the Pirates...
  • McCutchen leads Pirates to 10-2 win against Brewers

    MILWAUKEE Andrew McCutchen illustrated the difference his presence in the lineup makes in drastic fashion Sunday afternoon, hitting the go-ahead homer as the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 10-2, at Miller Park. McCutchen's homer gave the Pirates a...
  • Pirates beat Brewers, 6-2

    MILWAUKEE Neil Walker and the middle of the Pirates' lineup found a rhythm Friday. Walker had three hits, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte homered, and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-2, to win their first game of the season. The Brewers...
  • Chris Tillman makes final spring start tonight against Pirates

    Chris Tillman makes final spring start tonight against Pirates
    The Orioles will host the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at Ed Smith Stadium, just their second night game of the spring. The Orioles are done with those 1:05 p.m. starts this spring. They have four Grapefruit League games left. They will play the Braves at...
  • Orioles starters make road trip to face Pirates in Bradenton

    Orioles starters make road trip to face Pirates in Bradenton
    SARASOTA, Fla. – For the first time this spring, Orioles starters Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Steve Pearce will make a road trip this afternoon at the O’s travel north to Bradenton to play the Pirates at McKechnie Field. Wei-...
  • Kang, Pirates finalize $11 million, 4-year contract

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Even though the Pittsburgh Pirates employ one of the largest analytics departments in baseball, they are not exactly sure how Jung Ho Kang's outstanding statistics in South Korea will translate to the major leagues. They are...
  • Reaction mixed to pitch clock in minor league baseball

    Reaction mixed to pitch clock in minor league baseball
    BRADENTON, Fla. — There were mixed reactions in the Pirates clubhouse Thursday to reports that a pitch clock will be implemented this season at the Double- and Triple-A levels. Such a significant rule change cannot be done at the major league level...
  • Silver Sluggers: Yan Gomes hace historia; Stanton sigue cosechando trofeos

    Silver Sluggers: Yan Gomes hace historia; Stanton sigue cosechando trofeos
    Houston (EEUU), 6 nov (EFE).- El béisbol profesional de las Grandes Ligas tuvo de nuevo como protagonistas a los peloteros latinoamericanos después que nueve recibieron hoy el premio de Bate de Plata, incluido el receptor brasileño Yan Gomes, de los...