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This week’s blog is about Neil Walker, second baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Walker has played in the MLB since 2009. He was chosen because of his outstanding performance on opening day 2014.

On opening day, he hit a walk off homerun against the Chicago Cubs. It was the bottom of the tenth inning, on a 3-2 pitch. The game was tied and Walker got his pitch. He hit the ball deep to right field at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA for the win.

Walker has stolen one base and has hit one home run this season. In total, he has 555 hits in his career. He also has 55 career home runs.

He has an on base percentage of .300. This is a good percentage seeing that the team percentage of .327.

Walker is an elite player and can handle pressure very well. Every top ten list should have his name on it.