Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil
Walker is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a lower-back
Walker, who hit .280 with 14 homers and 69 RBI in 129 games, last played
Monday against the New York Mets.
The Pirates went 4-12 in the 16 games Walker didn't start due to lower back
tightness from Aug. 27 to Sept. 14. He went just 7-for-26 in eight games this
Pittsburgh entered Friday's play against Cincinnati four games below the .500
mark and is closing in on a 20th straight season with a losing record.
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