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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: Launches three-run homer vs. Toronto

CBSSports.com - 18 Aug 2018
Although the Yankees would face a four-run deficit early in the ballgame, Walker would hand his team a 5-4 lead in the fourth inning after slugging his seventh homer of the season. Heading into Friday's series opener, Walker had been held hitless over ...
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Neil Walker sits out due to a neck issue and an illness

New York Post - 11 Aug 2018
Trailing by seven runs in the eighth inning of Friday night's ugly 12-7 loss to the Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Aaron Boone didn't use switch-hitter Neil Walker to bat for the right-handed hitting Luke Voit against right-hander Chris Martin. As it ...
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What a difference a month makes for Neil Walker

New York Post - 10 Aug 2018
One month ago — and most months this season — it would've been easy for the Yankees to remove Neil Walker from the roster. Now, it's getting harder and harder to even take him out of the lineup. Walker's recent offensive surge hit a new height in ...
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Yankees, Rangers lineups Friday: Greg Bird, Neil Walker sit

NJ.com - 10 Aug 2018
NEW YORK - The Yankees and Rangers continue their four-game series at Yankee Stadium on Friday night. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m., EST. Here are the lineups: New York Yankees v Cleveland Indians. Jason Miller | Getty Images. 1. Aaron Hicks ...
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Neil Walker never doubted future even at his worst

New York Post - 29 Jul 2018
Neil Walker responded to the question with surprise. “My career?” he asked Saturday night. Yes, The Post reiterated. His career. Did he have any concerns about his season and even his career as he struggled mightily as a Yankee? “I never doubt myself ...
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Rangers Reaction: Yankees blast five homers to take series opener

Fort Worth Star Telegram - 10 Aug 2018
Miguel Andujar and Walker each homered in the fourth to make it a 5-1 game. Giancarlo Stanton's 122 mph, 449-foot home run in the fifth is the hardest-hit home run in the Statcast era (since 2015). Walker's second homer came off of Matt Moore in the sixth.
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Yankees' Neil Walker: May receive uptick in playing time

CBSSports.com - 27 Jul 2018
In addition, Tyler Wade was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and will contend with Walker for at-bats. But with Walker heating up at the plate -- .355/.432/.548 with seven RBI over his past 10 games -- it seems likely that he will get an ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker: Not in Wednesday's lineup

CBSSports.com - 01 Aug 2018
Walker is out of the lineup against Baltimore on Wednesday. Walker will retreat to the bench after going 0-for-4 during Tuesday's contest. Since Aaron Judge went down with a wrist injury Thursday, Walker has started four of the past five games and he ...
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Neil Walker Is Worried About This Winter

FanGraphs (blog) - 24 Jul 2018
CLEVELAND — In early March, Neil Walker was confronted by the most bizarre of sights. At the grounds of the quiet IMG Academy baseball complex in south Bradenton, Fla., he found himself surrounded by acres of farm land, a sprawl of housing ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker: Battling illness and neck issue

CBSSports.com - 11 Aug 2018
Walker was unavailable Friday due to both an illness and a neck issue, Marc Carig of The Athletic New York reports. Walker sat out after starting four straight games. The severity of each issue is not yet clear.
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Greg Bird and Neil Walker have rewarded the Yankees' patience

Pinstripe Alley - 01 Aug 2018
Clearly, the Yankees have a lot of trust in the duo of Greg Bird and Neil Walker. If I told you in May that Bird and Walker would be the Yankees' best and only options at first base for the push to the playoffs, I'm sure you would have expressed a bit ...
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Yankees' Neil Walker: Not in Saturday's lineup

CBSSports.com - 21 Jul 2018
Walker is out of the lineup against the Mets on Saturday. Walker went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI during Friday's loss but will hit the bench in favor of Brandon Drury on Saturday. Across 62 games this year, Walker is hitting .198/.281/.289.

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