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Neil Walker
Birthdate: 9/10/1985 (29 y, 3 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/210     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 11, Overall: 11, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: $5.8M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: The Pirates tendered Walker a contract prior to Tuesday's deadline. (12/3/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Pirates (A+)722943323536.5 %13.9 %.125.326.284.345.409.347109    
2006Pirates (AA)103225303.1 %12.5 %.194.120.161.188.355.24247    
2007Pirates (AA)116485137766910.9 %15.1 %.176.322.291.366.467.371125    
2007Pirates (AAA)196907012.9 %18.8 %.047.255.203.261.250.24241    
2008Pirates (AAA)133550166980105.3 %18.5 %.172.267.242.280.414.30383    
2009Pirates (R)83212103.1 %15.6 %.167.167.167.219.333.26467    
2009Pirates (AAA)9539014386956.7 %15.4 %.216.278.264.311.480.346114    
2009Pirates1740050110.0 %27.5 %.028.280.194.275.222.23637-0.3-3.4-1.6-0.4
2010Pirates (AAA)43189625261010.1 %16.4 %.238.364.321.392.560.412157    
2010Pirates11046912576627.2 %17.7 %.167.340.296.349.462.355121-0.411.5-9.01.8
2011Pirates15966212768398.2 %16.9 %.134.315.273.334.408.3241062.16.3-2.72.6
2012Pirates12953014626978.9 %19.6 %.146.326.280.342.426.3341120.37.70.52.6
2013Pirates (AA)41300107.7 %15.4 %.083.500.417.462.500.439173    
2013Pirates (AAA)311000018.2 %9.1 %.111.250.222.364.333.333105    
2013Pirates13355116625319.1 %15.4 %.167.274.251.339.418.333114-0.38.40.62.7
2013Pirates62601107.7 %19.2 %.042.105.083.154.125.136-23    
2014Pirates (A+)15010020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.331105    
2014Pirates13757123747627.9 %15.4 %.195.288.271.342.467.3561302.221.5-4.83.7
2014Pirates1400000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Steamer13056417676738.5 %16.2 %.166.302.273.343.439.3451230.514.9-3.03.1
Total- - -685282377336347228.3 %17.1 %.159.307.273.340.432.3381153.551.9-16.913.0
Postseason- - -73001106.7 %23.3 %.036.095.071.133.107.118-33    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Pirates (A+)7226429475492213323519141614635.284
2006Pirates (AA)1031325300253104000100.161
2007Pirates (AA)1164264851247830313776653373051694.291
2007Pirates (AAA)1964691310300702013300211.203
2008Pirates (AAA)13350555012274257166980290102210411106.242
2009Pirates (R)830325220121105100001.167
2009Pirates (AAA)953563909447312143869261601611352.264
2009Pirates17364076100504011000110.194
2010Pirates (AAA)43168189542818262526190311102101.321
2010Pirates1104264691268229312576634183342423.296
2011Pirates1595966621631113641276835451124801596.273
2012Pirates129472530132912701462694711042811175.280
2013Pirates (AA)412135410001102000000.417
2013Pirates (AAA)39112110000201000000.222
2013Pirates133478551120762441662535048515351412.251
2013Pirates624262110011205000000.083
2014Pirates (A+)1451100010101000000.250
2014Pirates137512571139882532374764528811211222.271
2014Pirates1440000000002000000.000
2015Steamer1305015641378928317676748292842 32.273
Total- - -6852520282368745414214773363472341348335259572218.273
Postseason- - -728302110011207000000.071

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Pirates (A+)6.5 %13.9 %0.46.284.345.409.754.1253.3.326 -1.6393.2.347109
2006Pirates (AA)3.1 %12.5 %0.25.161.188.355.542.1942.6.120 0.02-1.9.24247
2007Pirates (AA)10.9 %15.1 %0.73.291.366.467.833.1765.3.322 0.17514.9.371125
2007Pirates (AAA)2.9 %18.8 %0.15.203.261.250.511.0474.1.255 -0.23-4.7.24241
2008Pirates (AAA)5.3 %18.5 %0.28.242.280.414.694.1726.1.267 -0.854-11.1.30383
2009Pirates (R)3.1 %15.6 %0.20.167.219.333.552.1672.7.167 -0.42-1.2.26467
2009Pirates (AAA)6.7 %15.4 %0.43.264.311.480.791.2163.9.278 0.0516.1.346114
2009Pirates10.0 %27.5 %0.36.194.275.222.497.0285.4.280-0.50.22-3.1.23637
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Pirates (AAA)10.1 %16.4 %0.61.321.392.560.951.2386.8.364 1.43512.8.412157
2010Pirates7.2 %17.7 %0.41.296.349.462.811.1673.3.3400.8-1.26712.6.355121
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Pirates8.2 %16.9 %0.48.273.334.408.742.1344.4.3153.2-1.2794.2.324106
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Pirates8.9 %19.6 %0.45.280.342.426.768.1462.9.3261.5-1.2698.1.334112
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Pirates (AA)7.7 %15.4 %0.50.417.462.500.962.0830.1.500 0.031.1.439173
2013Pirates (AAA)18.2 %9.1 %2.00.222.364.333.697.1110.1.250 0.010.1.333105
2013Pirates9.1 %15.4 %0.59.251.339.418.757.1673.3.2740.7-1.0698.4.333114
2013Pirates7.7 %19.2 %0.40.083.154.125.279.0421.1.105 0.0-1-3.6.136-23
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Pirates (A+)20.0 %20.0 %1.00.250.400.250.650.0002.6.333 0.010.0.331105
2014Pirates7.9 %15.4 %0.51.271.342.467.809.1953.3.2883.1-0.98120.1.356130
2014Pirates0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
2015Steamer8.5 %16.2 %0.52.273.343.439.782.1663.5.3021.2-0.77615.1.345123
Total- - -8.3 %17.1 %0.48.273.340.432.771.1593.6.3078.8-5.336650.4.338115
Postseason- - -6.7 %23.3 %0.29.071.133.107.240.0361.1.095 0.0-1-4.6.118-33

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2009Pirates0.6216.0 %32.0 %52.0 %0.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %
2010Pirates0.8922.4 %36.4 %41.1 %4.3 %8.5 %4.8 %50.0 %
2011Pirates1.2621.2 %43.9 %34.9 %6.4 %7.0 %4.7 %50.0 %
2012Pirates1.2624.0 %42.3 %33.7 %8.8 %11.2 %5.1 %66.7 %
2013Pirates1.0023.0 %38.5 %38.5 %9.9 %10.6 %4.6 %22.2 %
2013Pirates1.575.3 %57.9 %36.8 %14.3 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %
2014Pirates0.9922.6 %38.4 %38.9 %10.9 %13.9 %1.2 %66.7 %
2014Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.0722.5 %40.0 %37.5 %8.0 %10.1 %4.2 %46.2 %
Postseason- - -1.224.8 %52.4 %42.9 %22.2 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Pirates8134010058107165
2010Pirates12514177666365411371791
2011Pirates21517110411102196916692638
2012Pirates157125891186475312932046
2013Pirates151151901579278712552042
2013Pirates117111004662108
2014Pirates163165961823280613702176
2014Pirates020100031316
Total- - -819766460613426124027683110858
Postseason- - -119121004975124

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Pirates-0.67-0.930.26-4.11-0.431.031.158-0.36-0.29
2010Pirates1.09-7.858.9420.151.980.971.1810.900.22
2011Pirates1.49-11.4612.9515.381.711.030.7921.150.29
2012Pirates1.28-8.659.9418.252.060.953.4541.330.02
2013Pirates0.40-9.449.8411.281.361.010.8671.53-1.14
2013Pirates-0.22-0.360.14-2.96-0.320.67 0-0.31-0.01
2014Pirates3.42-9.5612.9723.082.731.073.6732.220.98
2014Pirates-0.05-0.050.00-0.84-0.090.51 0-0.07-0.02
Total- - -7.01-47.8954.9084.029.411.011.71256.770.17
Postseason- - --0.26-0.400.14-3.79-0.410.65 0-0.39-0.02

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Pirates53.4% (91.1)12.2% (83.2)7.4% (86.1)10.8% (75.7)10.8% (82.6)5.4% (84.6) 10.3%
2010Pirates58.5% (90.7)10.5% (83.3)3.0% (86.9)8.5% (75.3)17.2% (81.9)1.9% (82.4)0.4% (76.0)0.5%
2011Pirates52.3% (91.0)13.1% (83.7)5.8% (87.3)10.5% (76.3)14.3% (82.5)2.6% (83.8)1.4% (75.9)0.6%
2012Pirates55.3% (91.2)11.6% (83.3)5.7% (87.0)11.1% (76.2)13.4% (82.8)2.3% (84.0)0.5% (78.0)0.3%
2013Pirates56.2% (92.0)11.8% (83.3)4.7% (87.9)10.5% (76.9)14.0% (83.5)2.9% (84.6) 0.9%
2014Pirates56.3% (91.7)9.2% (83.7)5.8% (87.5)8.9% (76.9)16.7% (83.3)2.6% (83.6)0.5% (74.8)0.4%
Total- - -55.4% (91.3)11.4% (83.5)5.1% (87.3)10.0% (76.3)15.0% (82.8)2.5% (83.8)0.6% (76.1)0.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Pirates47.0 %4.9 %3.1 %   15.2 %9.8 %  20.1 %   
2010Pirates38.0 %6.9 %3.5 %1.3 %0.1 %12.1 %11.1 %8.8 %  17.4 % 0.6 % 
2011Pirates32.5 %9.5 %5.5 %1.6 % 9.5 %15.1 %9.1 %  15.1 % 1.4 % 
2012Pirates31.3 %14.1 %6.8 %1.6 % 8.3 %13.0 %10.7 %0.2 % 13.4 % 0.5 % 
2013Pirates33.9 %13.7 %3.9 %2.2 % 8.6 %12.9 %10.0 %0.2 % 13.8 %  0.1 %
2014Pirates32.8 %16.5 %5.9 %2.4 % 6.7 %10.0 %8.3 %0.9 %0.1 %15.5 %0.1 %0.4 % 
Total- - -33.7 %12.1 %5.1 %1.8 %0.0 %8.9 %12.6 %9.4 %0.2 %0.0 %15.1 %0.0 %0.6 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Pirates91.987.788.4   83.675.6  83.6  
2010Pirates91.090.186.983.679.390.083.675.6  81.8 74.0
2011Pirates91.390.387.984.3 89.983.176.2  82.6 75.8
2012Pirates91.790.688.284.1 89.483.376.080.0 82.9 77.9
2013Pirates92.391.988.484.3 90.483.577.074.2 83.1  
2014Pirates91.891.487.883.2 91.184.177.078.765.283.368.575.7
Total- - -91.691.087.983.979.390.183.576.478.165.282.768.575.8

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Pirates-1.50.70.0-1.7-1.2-1.1 -1.844.120.00-10.40-7.23-13.42 
2010Pirates7.00.93.52.2-1.41.0-0.50.670.506.411.46-0.453.10-6.79
2011Pirates6.7-3.42.8-2.2-2.12.4-1.10.49-1.001.86-0.79-0.563.54-3.04
2012Pirates5.10.2-0.25.01.2-1.50.00.460.10-0.142.190.43-3.110.12
2013Pirates14.0-0.40.60.9-6.8-1.7 1.23-0.180.650.42-2.41-2.90 
2014Pirates17.9-0.5-0.63.9-0.7-1.10.21.47-0.25-0.462.01-0.20-1.861.73
Total- - -49.2-2.56.28.1-11.0-1.9-1.40.82-0.201.120.75-0.68-0.70-2.17

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Pirates-0.80.00.0   0.8-1.6  -1.9  
2010Pirates3.20.42.50.2-0.11.60.62.7  2.5 0.2
2011Pirates4.5-0.82.52.6 2.0-5.2-1.6  -0.8 -1.1
2012Pirates-0.1-3.1-0.7-1.7 5.71.74.20.0 3.6 0.0
2013Pirates11.2-1.70.1-1.9 4.6-0.91.7-0.5 -7.8  
2014Pirates13.10.51.7-1.9 -0.4-1.76.5-0.8-0.1-0.30.10.2
Total- - -31.1-4.76.1-2.7-0.113.5-4.711.8-1.2-0.1-4.60.1-0.7

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Pirates-1.07-0.46-0.17   3.25-9.88  -5.81  
2010Pirates0.470.343.950.99-7.070.730.301.71  0.81 2.39
2011Pirates0.53-0.341.746.11 0.81-1.31-0.68  -0.19 -3.04
2012Pirates-0.01-1.09-0.50-5.46 3.380.641.920.12 1.33 -0.23
2013Pirates1.63-0.590.14-4.16 2.64-0.340.83-11.31 -2.79  
2014Pirates1.840.141.30-3.68 -0.29-0.793.58-4.04-5.45-0.085.982.57
Total- - -0.85-0.361.09-1.40-7.071.41-0.351.16-4.68-5.45-0.285.98-1.01

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Pirates27.5 %73.5 %48.7 %54.6 %90.0 %79.2 %46.0 %52.5 %9.1 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Pirates28.0 %66.1 %45.2 %72.5 %88.6 %83.1 %45.2 %60.6 %7.4 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Pirates31.1 %65.0 %45.6 %78.9 %89.9 %85.6 %42.9 %57.4 %6.4 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Pirates34.2 %63.5 %46.0 %71.4 %90.5 %82.0 %40.1 %55.3 %8.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Pirates31.2 %67.1 %46.2 %65.9 %90.1 %80.6 %41.6 %59.7 %8.6 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Pirates32.0 %71.1 %48.3 %73.3 %90.1 %83.6 %41.6 %56.2 %7.8 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -31.4 %66.6 %46.3 %72.5 %89.8 %83.1 %42.3 %57.7 %7.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Pirates38.6 %59.2 %48.2 %67.7 %91.1 %81.0 %46.3 %21.6
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Pirates27.9 %61.8 %44.5 %68.5 %89.8 %83.0 %49.0 %22.4
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Pirates32.2 %59.8 %45.0 %78.4 %89.9 %85.5 %46.5 %23.1
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Pirates32.3 %61.8 %45.4 %69.2 %90.5 %82.1 %44.5 %24.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Pirates30.5 %63.8 %45.5 %64.3 %90.5 %80.9 %45.0 %24.2
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Pirates30.4 %68.2 %47.7 %72.8 %89.3 %83.6 %45.7 %24.9
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -30.9 %62.9 %45.7 %71.2 %90.0 %83.1 %46.1 %23.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010Pirates2B105104894.22222347705627314     .985-11
2011Pirates2B1591551382.13334426159834705     .992 
2012Pirates2B1251241068.22343619817121514     .985 
2013Pirates2B1321251144.02563977347928574     .989 
2014Pirates2B1351321175.22533745328731545     .992 
Total- - -2B6566405665.11298180834221239114126322     .989-11
2009Pirates3B9869.26151101010     .955-2
2010Pirates3B6540.04101010000     .9330
Total- - -3B1513109.210252111010     .946-2

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010Pirates2B894.2 2 0-10-8243182.74911  -10.0-1 1.0-10.9-0.5-10.4-16.4
2011Pirates2B1382.1 -1 3-5-3394315.80053   -3 -3.2-5.13.2-5.1-4.4
2012Pirates2B1068.2 0 -1-3-4324266.82135   1 -0.4-0.4-0.4-1.2-1.4
2013Pirates2B1144.0 -2 389334261.78167   0 -3.0-0.52.2-1.4-0.8
2014Pirates2B1175.2 2 1-5-2345255.73953   -2 0.9-11.13.4-6.8-8.4
Total- - -2B5665.1 1 6-15-816401279.780219  -10.0-5 -4.7-28.07.9-24.8-5.9
2009Pirates3B69.2 0 0-3-31911.5791  -0.2  -0.2-1.50.0-1.7-31.5
2010Pirates3B40.0 0 022661.0004  0.00 -0.2-0.10.1-0.2-8.4
Total- - -3B109.2 0 0-1-12517.6805  -0.20 -0.3-1.60.0-1.9-24.6

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Pirates2B1068.20.0%      (9)8.3%    (12)50.0%      (6)76.5%    (17)85.7%    (21)98.5%  (338)
2013Pirates2B1144.00.0%      (5)7.7%    (13)58.3%    (12)75.0%    (12)92.6%    (27)99.2%  (355)
2014Pirates2B1175.20.0%    (17)0.0%    (35)25.0%      (8)45.5%    (11)68.8%    (16)98.9%  (369)
Total- - -2B5665.10.0%    (31)3.3%    (60)46.2%    (26)67.5%    (40)84.4%    (64)98.9%  (1062)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2010Pirates934.2394750555448576153-1
2011Pirates1382.1164637476159595953-3
2012Pirates1068.22254534866665863581
2013Pirates1144.02157484862564561540
2014Pirates1175.2485048425863516955-2
Total- - -5705.11465147486059546355-5

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2010Pirates2B894.2-1-8-10.0-10.83+/- 2-9
2009Pirates3B69.2 -3-0.2-1.51+/- 1-2
2010Pirates3B40.0020.00.11+/- 11

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Pirates-3.1-0.3-1.70.1-3.4-1.60.11.2-3.7-0.4($1.7) 
2010Pirates11.9-0.4-10.61.611.5-9.00.913.917.21.8$7.1 
2011Pirates4.22.1-5.12.46.3-2.71.419.224.22.6$11.5 
2012Pirates7.40.3-1.21.77.70.51.115.725.02.6$11.8 
2013Pirates8.7-0.3-1.42.08.40.60.615.725.32.7$13.7 
2014Pirates19.32.2-6.82.021.5-4.80.816.133.63.7$20.3 
Total- - -48.43.5-26.79.851.9-16.94.881.9121.613.0$62.7 

  • $5.8m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $5.8M
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Bill Brink
    • Source: post-gazette.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $3.3m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 2/1/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $3.3M
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 11, Overall: 11
    • Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • School: Pine Richland HS (PA)