PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker spent his childhood watching the Pittsburgh Pirates struggle. He spent his 20s helping the franchise escape two decades worth of futility and a portion of his 30s working in the exacting crucible of New York City.
Infielder Neil Walker announced his retirement Tuesday at age 35 after 12 major league seasons.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler tried to outdo Aaron Nola while outpitching Max Scherzer.
Wheeler tossed three-hit ball over 6 2/3 innings, Jay Bruce hit a solo homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Scherzer and the Washington Nationals 3-0 Wednesday night...