|Aug. 30 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST4:41 PM VEN1:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Walker said Thursday he will have surgery for a herniated disk in his back and will miss the rest of the season.
Analysis: Walker matched his career high with 23 home runs in his first season with New York, batting .282 with 55 RBIs in 113 games. He says the success rate for his type of surgery is ''very high'' and that the recovery period is three months.
|Aug. 29 4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET19:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST6:30 PM VEN3:00 UAE (+1)6:00 PM CT-Walker was sidelined for the second consecutive day Monday due to a stiff back.
Analysis: Mets manager Terry Collins says he thinks Walker is probably unavailable.
|Aug. 23 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET22:42 ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST10:12 PM VEN6:42 UAE (+1)9:42 PM CT-Walker is away from the team during its series in St. Louis because his wife is expecting.
Analysis: Walker is set to return Friday against the Phillies.
|Aug. 21 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Walker went 2 for 4 with two runs scored in his return to the lineup Saturday at San Francisco.
Analysis: The second baseman missed four games with lower back stiffness and won't be available for New York's upcoming series in St. Louis with his wife due to give birth. Walker has been a force when he's played of late, having homered in four of his past nine games and hitting a torrid .457 over his last 20.
|Aug. 16 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET12:48 ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST12:18 PM VEN20:48 UAE11:48 AM CT-Walker remained red-hot Monday as he went 3 for 5 with a homer and two runs scored in a loss to Arizona.
Analysis: Walker homered for the second straight day and the sixth time in 15 games to give him 22 for the season, one shy of a career high. He's batting .455 in his last 19 games, driving in 14 runs and scoring 14.
|Aug. 15 9:49 AM PT10:49 AM MT11:49 AM CT12:49 PM ET12:49 ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST12:19 PM VEN20:49 UAE11:49 AM CT-Walker hit his 21st home run in Sunday's win over San Diego.
Analysis: Walker continues to produce in his first season in New York, especially lately. He's hitting .444 with five homers and 13 RBIs over his last 18 games and is now up to 21 home runs, just two off his career high set with Pittsburgh two years ago.
|Aug. 12 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Walker singled Thursday to extend his hitting streak to nine games.
Analysis: Walker has hit safely in 14 of 15 games, batting .475 with four homers to raise his average 38 points to .275. The Mets open a series with San Diego on Friday, and Walker is batting .147 in his last 10 contests versus the Padres.
|Aug. 9 8:06 PM PT9:06 PM MT10:06 PM CT11:06 PM ET23:06 ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST10:36 PM VEN7:06 UAE (+1)10:06 PM CT-Walker hit a two-run homer off Zack Greinke in the sixth and finished 3 for 4 in the Mets' 5-3 loss to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
Analysis: The Mets are reportedly talking about an extension with Walker and it's easy to see why based on the last 13 games. Walker is hitting .491 with four homers and a 1.302 OPS in that stretch.
|Aug. 7 5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT-Hot-hitting Walker delivered his 19th home run to lift the Mets to a 3-1 win at Detroit on Sunday.
Analysis: Walker is 23 for 49 (.469) with three homers and nine RBIs in his last 12 games. He has a chance to surpass his career high of 23 home runs set with Pittsburgh in 2014.
|Aug. 6 7:35 PM PT8:35 PM MT9:35 PM CT10:35 PM ET22:35 ET2:35 GMT10:35 7:35 PM MST9:35 PM EST10:05 PM VEN6:35 UAE (+1)9:35 PM CT-Walker continued his recent surge Saturday when he went 2 for 4 in a 6-5 loss to the Tigers.
Analysis: Walker is batting an outstanding .489 with seven RBIs over his last 11 games.
|Aug. 5 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET22:30 ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST10:00 PM VEN6:30 UAE (+1)9:30 PM CT-Walker continued to produce Friday when he went 2 for 4 with a run scored in a 4-3 loss to the Tigers.
Analysis: Walker has batted .488 with seven RBIs in his last 10 games. He needs to be in your lineup during this stretch.
|Aug. 3 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET22:36 ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST10:06 PM VEN6:36 UAE (+1)9:36 PM CT-Walker matched a season high with four hits, including his 18th homer, in a 9-5 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday.
Analysis: Walker has been swinging a hot bat lately, going 17 for 33 with two home runs and seven RBIs over his last eight games.
|Aug. 3 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET12:41 ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST12:11 PM VEN20:41 UAE11:41 AM CT-Walker hit an RBI double Tuesday.
Analysis: He's batting .464 with six RBIs in his last seven games.
|Aug. 1 10:03 AM PT11:03 AM MT12:03 PM CT1:03 PM ET13:03 ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST12:33 PM VEN21:03 UAE12:03 PM CT-Walker hit a go-ahead, three-run homer that rallied the Mets past the Rockies 6-4 on Sunday and prevented a season sweep.
Analysis: The switch-hitter also had an RBI triple, extending his recent tear at the plate. He has gone 12 for 19 in his last five games. The Mets open a series with the Yankees on Monday, and Walker has five homers in 10 interleague games this season. He has never faced CC Sabathia, Monday's scheduled starter, and is 4 for 18 in his last eight games against left-handers.
|July 28 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET23:29 ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST10:59 PM VEN7:29 UAE (+1)10:29 PM CT-Walker stayed hot with three more hits in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Rockies.
Analysis: Walker has gone 6 for 7 with a double and an RBI in his last two games.
|July 27 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Walker had three hits Wednesday.
Analysis: He was 2 for 39 in his previous 11 contests.
|July 27 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET14:42 ET18:42 GMT2:42 11:42 AM MST1:42 PM EST2:12 PM VEN22:42 UAE1:42 PM CT-Walker's slump continued with an 0-for-3 effort in Tuesday's second game of a doubleheader with St. Louis.
Analysis: Walker is 1 for 26 over his last seven games and he's batting an anemic .051 (2 for 39) in his past 11. The second baseman's power is drying up as well, as he's homered just three times since June 1 after going deep 13 times over the season's first two months.
|July 15 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET22:36 ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST10:06 PM VEN6:36 UAE (+1)9:36 PM CT-Walker provided the big blow in the Mets' 5-3 win at Philadelphia on Friday with a three-run homer.
Analysis: Walker's home run was his 16th, matching his total in 151 games last season for Pittsburgh. He's batting .136 (3 for 22) in his last seven games.
|July 3 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET0:14 ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST11:44 PM VEN8:14 UAE11:14 PM CT-Walker hit a two-run homer Saturday.
Analysis: This was just his second homer in 26 games.
|June 14 4:26 PM PT5:26 PM MT6:26 PM CT7:26 PM ET19:26 ET23:26 GMT7:26 4:26 PM MST6:26 PM EST6:56 PM VEN3:26 UAE (+1)6:26 PM CT-Walker returned to the Mets' lineup Thursday after missing three games with a back injury.
Analysis: Walker went 2 for 4 with a homer, double and three RBIs on Thursday.
|June 12 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Walker left the Mets' 7-4 loss to the Brewers on Saturday in the fourth inning with a balky back and remained out of the lineup in Sunday's series finale.
Analysis: Walker has had a tough few days, missing Friday's game after taking a hard grounder to the chest on Thursday night. On Saturday, he had lower-back pain after a check swing in the first. Walker is hitting .271 with 13 homers and 25 RBIs.
|June 11 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Walker left in the fourth inning of Saturday's game against Milwaukee, two days after being hit in the chest by a hard grounder.
Analysis: Walker pinch hit Friday against the Brewers but was clearly uncomfortable in his return to the starting lineup, going 0 for 2.
|May 31 1:12 PM PT2:12 PM MT3:12 PM CT4:12 PM ET16:12 ET20:12 GMT4:12 1:12 PM MST3:12 PM EST3:42 PM VEN0:12 UAE (+1)3:12 PM CT-Walker's solo homer in the seventh inning provided the difference in Monday's 1-0 win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Walker is one of the few Mets hitting consistently of late, as he's 9 for 23 (.391) with a pair of homers and five runs scored over a seven-game stretch.
|May 15 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET13:12 ET17:12 GMT1:12 10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST12:42 PM VEN21:12 UAE12:12 PM CT-Walker was 3 for 4 with a jack on Saturday.
Analysis: Walker entered in a pathetic 2-for-29 slide.
|May 2 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Walker was 2 for 4 on Sunday.
Analysis: Walker was 5 for 12 in the weekend series and continues his strong start.
|May 1 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST12:03 PM VEN20:33 UAE11:33 AM CT-Walker drove in two runs in a 6-5 win over San Francisco on Saturday.
Analysis: Walker is batting .368 (7 for 19) with two homers and seven of his 19 RBIs in his last five games.
|Apr. 28 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Walker hit his ninth homer and an RBI single in a 5-2 win over Cincinnati on Wednesday.
Analysis: Walker, tied for the MLB home run lead, has eight in his last 12 games and is batting .347. He had 16 longballs in 151 games last season for Pittsburgh.
|Apr. 26 6:45 AM PT7:45 AM MT8:45 AM CT9:45 AM ET9:45 ET13:45 GMT21:45 6:45 AM MST8:45 AM EST9:15 AM VEN17:45 UAE8:45 AM CT-Walker was 2 for 4 with a two-run jack Monday.
Analysis: Walker is 12 for 29 in a seven-game hit streak.
|Apr. 24 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET21:08 ET1:08 GMT9:08 6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST8:38 PM VEN5:08 UAE (+1)8:08 PM CT-Walker stayed hot with his seventh home run Saturday in an 8-2 win over the Braves.
Analysis: Walker is batting .343 with six home runs and seven RBIs over his last eight games.
|Apr. 21 1:13 PM PT2:13 PM MT3:13 PM CT4:13 PM ET16:13 ET20:13 GMT4:13 1:13 PM MST3:13 PM EST3:43 PM VEN0:13 UAE (+1)3:13 PM CT-Walker finished with a season-high four hits in Wednesday's extra-inning loss to Philadelphia.
Analysis: Walker has heated up for the Mets, going 10 for 27 with five homers over his last six games.
|Apr. 20 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Walker homered twice in Tuesday's win in Philadelphia.
Analysis: The second baseman has homered five times in as many games.
|Apr. 19 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Walker continued his power surge on Monday, homering for the third time in four games.
Analysis: Four of his nine RBIs come in that span.