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New York Mets, Neil Walker Avoid Arbitration; Agree to 1-Year, $10.55 Million Deal
January 29th, 2016 at 5:59 PM
With most of their team set for the 2016 season. the New York Mets took care of another one of their newest players for the season and got his salary squared away for next season. ***PHOTO1*** The Mets and their new second baseman, Neil Walker, avoided arbitration on Friday night and agreed...

MLB Hot Stove: Pirates, Angels Join Nationals as Interested in New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy
December 22nd, 2015 at 8:14 PM
Daniel Murphy was really holding out hope that the New York Mets were going to re-sign him, but the moment that they made the deal for Neil Walker with the Pittsburgh Pirates, his time with the team was all but over. ***PHOTO1*** So with Murphy looking for work elsewhere, there are a...

Neil Walker to Wear No. 20 with New York Mets; Honors Former Big League Father
December 19th, 2015 at 5:02 PM
Through the first six years of his career, Neil Walker wanted to wear the number 20 to honor his father, former big league pitcher Tom Walker, who pitched for the Montreal Expos from 1972 until 1974 and wore that number when he played. ***PHOTO1*** With the Pittsburgh Pirates, number 20 was retired,...

Jon Niese Takes Parting Shot at New York Mets After Trade to Pittsburgh Pirates
December 10th, 2015 at 6:07 PM
On Wednesday night at the annual MLB Winter Meetings, the New York Mets made a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates to acquire second basemen Neil Walker in exchange for starter Jon Niese. ***PHOTO1*** The 29-year-old Niese, who has spent his entire career with the Mets and had been with the team since...

Report: New York Mets Acquire Neil Walker from Pittsburgh Pirates for Jonathon Niese
December 9th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
The New York Mets appear to have their new second baseman. Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a deal that will send Neil Walker to New York in exchange for lefty Jonathon Niese. The deal is done pending...