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Neil Walker

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  • Frazier's homer keys Reds' victory

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Frazier's homer keys Reds' victory PITTSBURGH -- Todd Frazier might want to start thinking about packing a bag for a trip to Minneapolis. The Cincinnati Reds third baseman added to his case...
  • Pirates' Walker on pace to return soon

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Neil Walker is itching to come off the disabled list. The Pirates second baseman took batting practice Tuesday for the first time since undergoing an appendectomy June...
  • Bullpen issues surface for Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle said he didn't see a "common thread" when it came to his bullpen's failures this weekend at Marlins Park. But here is the thread:...
  • Polanco makes mom's visit to park special

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH MIAMI -- His mother was in the stands, and rookie right fielder Gregory Polanco did not disappoint. Polanco, playing just his fourth major-league game, had five hits, including a...
  • Pirates 4, Cubs 0

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Pirates 4, Cubs 0 PITTSBURGH -- Hot-hitting Andrew McCutchen had a pair of doubles and Edinson Volquez combined with two relievers on a seven-hit shutout as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago...
  • Volquez, McCutchen lead Pirates past Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Volquez, McCutchen lead Pirates past Cubs PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates play a three-gamer series at Miami this weekend and Jeff Samardzija has some advice for the Marlins' pitching staff....
  • MLB roundup: Former pitcher Welch dies

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Former pitcher Welch dies Former Cy Young Award winner Bob Welch died Monday night in Seal Beach, Calif. at age 57, the Oakland Athletics announced. The A's said Tuesday in a statement that the cause of death was...
  • Polanco makes much-awaited major league debut

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Neither Barry Bonds nor Andrew McCutchen -- the last two Pirates to win the National League MVP award -- arrived in the major leagues with as much as anticipation...
  • Polanco's Pirates promotion prompts Bryant buzz

    Polanco's Pirates promotion prompts Bryant buzz
    PITTSBURGH -- There was plenty of buzz Monday night at PNC Park before the promotion of outfield prospect Gregory Polanco to the Pittsburgh Pirates was made official. The Pirates were so fond of Polanco before he was promoted from Triple-A...
  • Brandon League allows first earned runs in 17 games, Dodgers fall, 6-3

    Brandon League allows first earned runs in 17 games, Dodgers fall, 6-3
    Brandon League had turned it around. All the way around. Some might not have noticed, intent as they are to boo the very mention of his name, but League had not given up an earned run in 16 consecutive games. It was a streak that had to come to an end...
  • Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates

    Josh Beckett unable to duplicate gem in Dodgers' 2-1 loss to Pirates
    The once-in-a-lifetime performance remained a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Five days removed from the first no-hitter of his career, Josh Beckett didn't throw a second. Beckett looked considerably more human in the 2-1 defeat to the Pittsburgh...