Sport Reports: Mets Trade Second Baseman Neil Walker to Brewers

04:10  13 august  2017
04:10  13 august  2017 Source:   si.com

Walker managing fatigue and builds 2-shot lead at Firestone

  Walker managing fatigue and builds 2-shot lead at Firestone Jimmy Walker endured rain delays of nearly five hours and shot a 5-under 65 on Friday to build a two-shot lead at the Bridgestone Invitational. Walker finally saw some good results in a year marked by coping with Lyme disease and bouts of fatigue. The timing couldn't be better for Walker, who defends his PGA Championship title next week.

Exactly one month after the trade that sent Neil Walker to the Brewers , the Mets have received their compensation. We will see how many of them pan out. [Original post]. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is revealing the Mets have agreed to send second baseman Neil Walker over to the Milwaukee

The New York Mets have traded second baseman Neil Walker to the Milwaukee Brewers , the teams announced Saturday night. The deal was first reported by Jon Heyman of Fanrag Sports.

The New York Mets have traded second baseman Neil Walker to the Milwaukee Brewers, according to Jon Heyman of Fanrag Sports.

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the two teams were close to a deal. The return for Walker is still unknown.

The Mets are moving Walker on the heels of dealing Jay Bruce to the Indians as they shed veterans and salary after the trade deadline through waiver deals. Walker, 31, was reportedly close to a move to the Yankees at the deadline. The Mets have fallen out of the playoff race, entering Saturday at 52–61.

Walker is hitting .264 with 10 home runs and 36 RBIs in 73 games for the Mets this season and recently returned from a hamstring injury.

The Brewers entered Saturday at 59–59 and three games back in a tight NL Central race. Walker adds pop and experience to the lineup.

This article was originally published on SI.com

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