All posts tagged "Zach Duke"

  • Analysis
    Who Should Be Tendered A Contract?

    One of the biggest topics heading in to the off-season will be the roster crunch.  The big focus here is who the Pittsburgh Pirates will protect from the list of players who will be eligible for the 2010 Rule 5 draft.  However, the roster crunch also includes players who are eligible for...

  • Analysis
    Afternoon reading, 9/18/2010

    Your Saturday afternoon reading, with appearances by David Golebiewski, Cory Giger and Joe Posnanski.

  • Analysis
    Zach Duke and the 2011 Rotation

    Duke could be non-tendered after the season. Going in to the 2009 season, the pitcher I least trusted in the rotation was Zach Duke.  Duke ended up surprising a lot of people with his 2009 performance, putting up a 4.06 ERA in 213 innings.  Heading in to 2010, that performance was enough...

  • Analysis
    Candidates To Be Removed From 40-Man Roster

    Iwamura is a guarantee to be removed from the 40-man roster. 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 decisions.  The team has spent a couple years now accumulating players,...

  • Analysis
    The underrated Zach Duke

    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...

  • Analysis
    Calculating trade value: Zach Duke edition

    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...

  • Analysis
    Don’t Blame Paul Maholm

    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.

  • Analysis
    Jaramillo, Thomas optioned to Indy

    The Pirates optioned Jason Jaramillo and Justin Thomas to Triple-A Indianapolis after today's game. Zach Duke will return from the disabled list to start Friday's game. Indianapolis catcher Erik Kratz will likely take Jaramillo's spot on the major league roster. [Link... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to...

  • Analysis
    Duke to DL

    The Pirates have placed Zach Duke on the 15-day disabled list with "a strained flexor pronator muscle in the left elbow," retroactive to June 17th. He is expected to miss two additional starts. The Pirates have not yet determined a replacement for Duke's start on Saturday.

  • Analysis
    Duke to skip start

    Zach Duke will skip his scheduled start Tuesday due to mild elbow stiffness. The injury is considered to be minor. ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month. If you're already...

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2015 Pirates Prospects