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"I feel very entwined to this city and to this team. I don't want this portrayed as me quitting on this team. My goal was to come back and help as much as I could. But when I came back, I knew I wasn't even 85 percent. Rest is the biggest thing for this type of injury."
-- Pirates second baseman Neil Walker, on his decision to sit out the rest of the season with a herniated disc in his back

"I feel very entwined to this city and to this team. I don't want this portrayed as me quitting on this team. My goal was to come back and help as much as I could. But when I came back, I knew I wasn't even 85 percent. Rest is the biggest thing for this type of injury."
-- Pirates second baseman Neil Walker, on his decision to sit out the rest of the season with a herniated disc in his back