Tag Archives: Zach Duke
The Pirates have 4 pitchers in their system right now that profile as #1 ace-level pitchers, something they have not been able to cultivate through their system in a very long time.
Allen Craig homered twice as part of a four hit, three RBI evening. Kyle Lohse got out of trouble in the first and crusied to a win. Paul Maholm got… Read more
Both teams blew chances. Both teams had the lead. But when it was over, Andrew McCutchen’s walk off homer in the 12th provided the last, final run and a Bucco… Read more
Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the… Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right handed pitcher Cesar Valdez from the Arizona Diamondbacks as the player to be named later in the Zach Duke trade. Valdez has spent the… Read more
The Zach Duke era with the Pittsburgh Pirates is officially over. After designating the left handed starter for assignment on Friday, the Pirates traded Duke to the Arizona Diamondbacks for… Read more
In a somewhat surprising move, the Pirates designated Zach Duke, Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young for assignment on Friday to make room on the 40-man roster. It was not surprising that those players were let go, bit I figured the front office would hang on to them until the non-tender deadline in an attempt to make a trade.