Tag Archives: Zach Duke
This off-season the Pirates will probably face a much tougher set of roster decisions than they have in years. Several factors are coming together to create a lot of those… Read more
With Zach Duke posting a 5.32 ERA and preparing for his third and final year of arbitration, some fans have called for the Pirates to cut ties with the veteran starter after the season. Their position is that he should be traded to the highest bidder or non-tendered if there are no adequate offers, freeing those dollars for a potential free agent pitcher. This would be an unwise decision.
We are just a bit over 24 hours from the trade deadline, and the rumors are flying left and right. That being said, after being very active leading up to the past two deadlines, the Pirates have been relatively quiet so far this year. We have already taken a look at what Paul Maholm and Garrett Jones might fetch if the front office decided to deal them. Today, let’s take a look at Zach Duke.
Three days away from the July 31st trade deadline and we’ve got some rumors… -The big rumor from Ed Price involves Garrett Jones and the Anaheim Angels. Price mentions that… Read more
The start of the 2010 season wasn’t kind to Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect Aaron Pribanic. After spending the entire 2009 season in low-A, split between the Seattle and Pittsburgh farm… Read more
If Maholm is traded, what will his legacy be as a Pirate? It’s my contention that he is the best pitcher the Pirates have had in the new millennium. Admittedly, that is damning him with faint praise.
Dejan Kovacevic is reporting that the Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in Pittsburgh Pirates left handed pitcher Paul Maholm. The Dodgers are looking for starters, and apparently have their eye… Read more
For two years in a row, I’ve opened the season with a list of things to watch for during the upcoming season. Both years I’ve numbered the list according to… Read more