Neil Walker requested $9 million and was offered $8 million from the Pirates when arbitration figures were exchanged.
The Pirates have engaged Neil Walker in contract extension talks, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com.
Neil Walker singled and launched a solo homer in Sunday's loss to the Reds.
Neil Walker went 2-for-5 and drove home three runs in a losing effort against the Reds on Saturday.
Neil Walker hit his 22nd home run of the season in Thursday's win over the Braves.
Neil Walker finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's cakewalk over the Red Sox.
Neil Walker went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in the Pirates' 7-3 win over the Cubs on Sunday.
Neil Walker went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and three runs as the Pirates pounded the Cubs 10-4 on Sunday.
Neil Walker went 3-for-3 and drew a walk in Wednesday's loss to the Cardinals.
Neil Walker went 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run, but the Pirates fell to the Braves 7-3 on Monday.
Neil Walker (back) is not in the Pirates starting lineup on Saturday.
Neil Walker is back in the Pirates' lineup Friday.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Thursday that he's "optimistic" Neil Walker (back) will return to the lineup on Friday.
The Pirates think Neil Walker (back) will avoid the disabled list.