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Neil Walker

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  • Ninth-inning rally pulls Pirates over Brewers

    MILWAUKEE Clint Hurdle took a gamble and cards turned over exactly as he hoped. A ninth-inning rally gave the Pirates a 4-1 win against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Wednesday night and evened the series at a game apiece. With the game tied at...
  • Pirates 10, Braves 1

    Pirates 10, Braves 1: Josh Harrison took over the National League batting lead and Travis Snider homered among his three hits as visiting Pittsburgh pulled within one game of idle St. Louis in the NL Central. Snider hit his 13th homer of the season in...
  • Volquez shines as Pirates pummel Braves, 10-1

    ATLANTA The regular-season portion of the Edinson Volquez experiment concluded Thursday night. Near the end, he batted for himself in the eighth inning of the final game of the season's penultimate series and stroked a single up the middle. To call...
  • Pirates rout Braves, pull within one game of Cards

    EditorsNote: adds Giants result Pirates rout Braves, pull within one game of Cards ATLANTA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates will go into the final weekend of the regular season trailing the first-place St. Louis Cardinals by one game in the National League...
  • Pirates to go out of "comfort zone" to retain Martin

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates got good news on Thursday when catcher Russell Martin was able to play the day after leaving against the Atlanta Braves because of tightness in...
  • Pirates' McCutchen 'in a pretty good place'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Andrew McCutchen may be making a run at another MVP award. The Pittsburgh center fielder was on base four times Tuesday when the Pirates clinched a wild card spot....
  • Martin's eighth-inning homer propels Pirates past Brewers, 4-2

    PITTSBURGH Russell Martin propped himself up on the dugout railing, helmet held aloft as the sellout crowd of 37,974 roared. Gone were the concerns of the previous seven innings a defeat against the Milwaukee Brewers, a good start from Jeff Locke...
  • Braves damage Pirates' division-title hopes

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves damage Pirates' division-title hopes ATLANTA -- Unfortunately for the Pittsburgh Pirates' chances of catching the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central, the Atlanta Braves...
  • Volquez a huge bargain for playoff-bound Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates wouldn't be headed to the postseason for the second straight year without the lift that Edinson Volquez has given the starting rotation. Signed...
  • Pirates clinch second consecutive postseason berth

    ATLANTA The Pirates took care of one half of the equation Tuesday night. Gerrit Cole dealt, Travis Snider homered and Andrew McCutchen filled in the blanks. They beat the Atlanta Braves, 3-2, at Turner Field, but they needed help. And with the Cincinnati...
  • Pirates 7, Cubs 3

    (Updated: CORRECTS spelling of Milwaukee, first sentence, second graph. UPDATES games behind St. Louis, first sentence, second graph.) Pirates 7, Cubs 3: Neil Walker homered among three hits, scored twice and knocked in two as host Pittsburgh clinched...