Pirates Neil Walker On RumBunter Podcast


Mar 9, 2015; Bradenton, FL, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates Neil Walker (18) throws out Minnesota Twin

Pittsburgh Pirates Neil Walker has joined the RumBunter podcast several times. We have always tried to provide something different than the normal interview with the Pirates second baseman.  You know, some-not-so Pirates Neil Walker information. However, despite the best of intentions, it’s just too hard to escape discussing the 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates.  You can listen to the show RIGHT here:

The Pirates trust that the third time is the charm this season.  Neil Walker had a monster season in 2014, is having the best spring training of his life, and will attempt to do carry it over into the 2015 season.  The Bucs will begin their chase for a third consecutive MLB Postseason appearance in a few days.  The Pirates will start the season on the road against the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers.

All winter the Pirates have added to the depth of the organization with interesting acquisitions.  Now as spring training is in full swing, Pirates fans have been told that the Pirates roster is, on paper at least, the best of the Neal Huntington era.  So how does Walker feel about the roster?  Click over to the RumBunter Podcast with Neil Walker and find out.

Mar 11, 2015; Clearwater, FL, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates Neil Walker (18) warms up before the start of the spring training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

How does he feel about the impact Jung Ho Kang will have on the Pirates, and does Walker know how to say “I got it!” so that Kang can understand it?  Some good discussion is also delved into about staying in touch with old teammate Garrett Jones.

Other topics on the show include some interesting ones.  How about this–what will Neil Walker use for his walk up music in 2015?  Walker also discusses fishing, dining out and finally did you ever wonder how many autographs Neil Walker signs in a season?  We try to get that answer for you.

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