|July 3 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Walker had his second straight four-hit game for Pittsburgh and drove in three runs Thursday.
Analysis: Walker went 10-for-17 in the series with seven RBIs, raising his batting average from .257 to .278 in the process. "No one knows what gets Walk into these streaks - if we did, we would keep pushing the button," manager Clint Hurdle said. "But if you look at the back of his gum card, you will see that he keeps doing this."
|July 2 11:27 AM PT12:27 PM MT1:27 PM CT2:27 PM ET14:27 ET18:27 GMT2:27 11:27 AM MST1:27 PM EST1:57 PM VEN22:27 UAE1:27 PM CT-Walker homered twice, including a two-run shot in a five-run third, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Walker also had a pair of singles to boost his average to .268. He's 10 for 21 (.476) in his past five games.
|June 9 12:07 PM PT1:07 PM MT2:07 PM CT3:07 PM ET15:07 ET19:07 GMT3:07 12:07 PM MST2:07 PM EST2:37 PM VEN23:07 UAE2:07 PM CT-Walker was 3 for 4 with his 16th double of the season Monday versus Milwaukee.
Analysis: Walker is hitting .315 with nine RBIs over his last 13 games.
|May 29 1:23 PM PT2:23 PM MT3:23 PM CT4:23 PM ET16:23 ET20:23 GMT4:23 1:23 PM MST3:23 PM EST3:53 PM VEN0:23 UAE (+1)3:23 PM CT-Walker was 3 for 5 and scored two runs Thursday at San Diego.
Analysis: Walker is hitting .263 with an unimpressive .392 slugging percentage.
|Apr. 27 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)3:42 PM CT-Walker went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs in Sunday's win in Arizona.
Analysis: Walker has a nine-game hitting streak, but he hadn't seen great improvement in his average until the last three. The 7-for-12 stretch includes four doubles and has him up to .300.
|Apr. 11 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Walker was 3 for 5 with two doubles Friday at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Walker is 5 for 16 with three doubles in four games.
|Feb. 7 1:47 PM PT2:47 PM MT3:47 PM CT4:47 PM ET16:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)3:47 PM CT-Walker is getting a raise, just not the one he wanted.
Analysis: An arbitration panel sided Saturday with the Pirates in their case against Walker, who was seeking a pay bump to $9 million in 2015. The 29-year-old Walker will instead receive $8 million. He made $5.75 million last year. Walker led all National League second baseman with a career-best 23 home runs in 2014. Walker hit .271 with 76 RBIs in 137 games for the Pirates, who claimed a second straight wild-card berth.