Tag Archives: Zach Duke
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.
Last year the Pittsburgh Pirates non-tendered Matt Capps, after trying to trade their former closer and getting no interest. Following the non-tender, Pirates’ GM Neal Huntington said that the money… Read more
I’m a few days late on this, but Dan Szymborski released the 2011 ZiPS projections for Pirates players on Sunday. There is nothing all that earth-shattering in the projections, but there are some certainly a few interesting things to note.
The 2010 winners of the Fielding Bible Awards were announced today, along with the complete voting tallies. Unsurprisingly, no Pirates defenders took home an award. Scanning the lists of players receiving votes, very few Pirates were even considered.
Your Saturday afternoon reading, with appearances by David Golebiewski, Cory Giger and Joe Posnanski.