Neil Walker

Neil Walker

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/214 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
College: None
Draft: 2004 1st round (11th pick) by the

    Jonathan Papelbon recalls what was said in infamous fight with Bryce Harper

    One of the more infamous moments from Jonathan Papelbon’s career came in 2015 as a member of the Washington Nationals when he and Bryce Harper got into a fight in the dugout during a game. As Bryce Harper jogged back to the dugout after not running out a pop fly, the two exchanged some words before going at it, with Papelbon grabbing Harper around the neck and choking him.

  • The Morning Call

    Phillies sign touted Venezuelan teen shortstop William Bergolla Jr.

    Projecting teenagers from overseas as major leaguers is a guessing game, even for scouts charged with unearthing talent. But while rivals such as the Washington Nationals Juan Soto) and Atlanta Braves Ronald Acuña Jr. and Ozzie Albies) recently found superstars in the international amateur market, the Phillies haven’t mined many impact players in the last two decades.

  • The Good Phight

    Who will lead the Phillies in hitting next season?

    I chose to look at six stats that can, collectively, give us a pretty good sense of what to expect from each player in 2022: actual 2021 batting average, 2021 Statcast expected batting average, career batting average, batting average over the past three seasons, and projected 2022 batting average from the Steamer and ZiPS projection systems.