By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh kid is coming home.

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Starting next month, Neil Walker will be back with the Pirates only this time he’ll be joining the team as a broadcaster.

During his appearance on the Pirates broadcast on Saturday against the Brewers, the team announced he would be joining AT&T SportsNet on August 13 for select games and he will also do some radio work as well.

Walker, a Gibsonia native, played the infield for the Pirates between 2009-2015. In those 7 seasons, Walker racked up 93 home runs and had a .272 batting average.

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After playing for the Pirates, Walker made stops in New York, Philadelphia, Miami, and Milwaukee.