Pirates' Neil Walker out for season

Updated: September 28, 2012, 5:39 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pirates second baseman Neil Walker will miss the rest of the season because of lower back soreness.

Walker visited a back specialist Friday and was advised to sit out Pittsburgh's final six games. Walker had missed the last three games and started just six times in September because of the injury.

"I don't want to portray this as me quitting on the team," Walker said before the Pirates hosted Cincinnati, the NL Central champion. "It's frustrating (because) my goal was ...

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