Walker, Pirates headed towards a Divorce

Pirates GM Neal Huntington is determined to trade Neil Walker before the start of the season, multiple sources tell Inside Pittsburgh Sports. A popular figure in the clubhouse, the Pirates’ brass feel trading Walker is a move that has to made prior to the start of spring training.

The Pirates, Walker headed towards a divorce is also well known to those on the business side of the organization.

During the Pirates most recent internal meeting, a primary topic of discussion centered around the Pirates’ preliminary plans to market the 2016 season and which players would be at the center of Pirates marketing campaign, part of promotional schedule, ect.

When Walker’s name was brought up the message was clear.

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