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With Neil Walker Signing, Yankees Send Message to Youngsters

New York Times - 13 Mar 2018
TAMPA, Fla. — General Manager Brian Cashman from time to time relays a sobering message to his players: His job is to find players better than they are. If that message had begun to ring hollow in recent years, as the Yankees mortgaged the present for ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker: X-rays come back clean

CBSSports.com - 27 Sep 2018
X-rays on Walker's shin came back negative, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports. Walker exited Wednesday's game in the eighth inning after getting hit by a pitch on the shin. Fortunately, subsequent tests ruled out a fracture, leaving Walker ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker: Starts at third base vs. Rays

CBSSports.com - 27 Sep 2018
Walker (shin) will man the hot corner and hit fifth in the order against Tampa Bay on Thursday, Erik Boland of Newsday reports. Walker won't miss any additional time after exiting Wednesday's defeat in the eighth inning after getting struck by a pitch ...
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Neil Walker happy David Wright will get to play in New York

Newsday - 23 Sep 2018
The Yankees' Neil Walker saluted former Mets teammate David Wright as the oft-injured captain begins what likely will be the final week of his major-league career. Wright might pinch hit during the Mets' final homestand and is scheduled to start at ...
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Desperate Yankees give lineup new look for do-or-die Game 4

New York Post - 10 Oct 2018
And lefties have had more success against Boston right-hander Rick Porcello. And then there was Neil Walker at third in place of Miguel Andujar — a move made more for defensive reasons. But Walker's ability to hit left-handed was another plus over ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker batting eighth in Sunday's lineup

numberFire - 30 Sep 2018
Yankees' Neil Walker batting eighth in Sunday's lineup. New York Yankees infielder Neil Walker will start Sunday's game versus the Boston Red Sox. What It Means: Walker was not in Saturday's lineup, but will take over for Miguel Andujar on Sunday ...
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Manny Machado's nightmare PR week shouldn't deter the Yankees

Pinstripe Alley - 18 Oct 2018
Manny Machado is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad public relations week. It all started during Game Two of the NLCS, when Machado struck a groundball towards Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia. The Dodgers superstar didn't run the ball out ...
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Recounting the weirdest Yankees' moments from September

Pinstripe Alley - 02 Oct 2018
In his time as a Yankee, he has a higher slugging percentage than Greg Bird, Neil Walker, Ronald Torreyes, Kyle Higashioka, Tyler Wade, Brandon Drury, Shane Robinson, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jace Peterson, and Billy McKinney's respective OPSs with the ...
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Yankees have found a playoff role for their 'defensive wizard'

New York Post - 09 Oct 2018
Both times Hechavarria was called on, he made fine plays at third base, and Boone said before Monday's Game 3 against the Red Sox in The Bronx that the presence of Neil Walker allowed them to employ a similar strategy. Walker, in addition to being a ...
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Neil Walker starting for New York on Tuesday in Game 4

numberFire - 09 Oct 2018
New York Yankees infielder Neil Walker is in the lineup on Tuesday in Game 4 of the American League Divisional Series against the Boston Red Sox. What It Means: Walker hasn't been able to crack the starting lineup so far this postseason, but in a must ...
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Yankees offseason preview: Impending free agents

Pinstripe Alley - 18 Oct 2018
Free agency is looking less daunting on the hitting side. Andrew McCutchen is the best position player the Yankees could lose, though he was only in pinstripes for a matter of weeks. Neil Walker's one-year contract with the team is up, though his ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker starting on Sunday

numberFire - 23 Sep 2018
Yankees' Neil Walker starting on Sunday. New York Yankees infielder Neil Walker is starting and batting sixth against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. What It Means: Walker will start at first base with Luke Voit handling designated hitting duties ...
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Walker wakes Yanks with HR, Boston's AL East bash waits

Associated Press (press release) (blog) - 19 Sep 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker and some teammates pulled into Yankee Stadium at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, only to turn right back around for home when New York announced a six-hour postponement. The Yankees needed a jolt to get through the long, soggy ...
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ALDS Game 4: Yankees vs. Red Sox

Newsday - 10 Oct 2018
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) and New York Yankees second baseman Neil Walker (14) come to the mound as New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson (30) is taken out in the seventh inning in Game 4 of the ALDS against the ...
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Miguel Andujar watches helplessly from the bench in Game 4

Newsday - 10 Oct 2018
Manager Aaron Boone sat Andujar against righthander Rick Porcello in favor of Neil Walker. Boone cited Walker's steadier glove with CC Sabathia starting for the Yankees. As it turned out, the Red Sox didn't hit any balls to Walker during Sabathia's ...
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Yankees delay Red Sox celebration

The Japan Times - 19 Sep 2018
Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a game-ending double play on New York's third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly celebration in the Bronx for at least another night with a 3-2 victory. “We ...

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