Tag: Duke Welker

Pirates Re-Acquire Duke Welker for Kris Johnson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-acquired right-handed pitcher Duke Welker in exchange for left-handed pitcher Kris Johnson, per a team press release. Welker was sent...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Recap: The Bullpen

If there was any doubt that Neal Huntington can build a bullpen, then the 2013 season should have erased that doubt. Last off-season, Huntington...

Pirates Announce Duke Welker as the PTBNL For Justin Morneau

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that Duke Welker is the PTBNL going to the Minnesota Twins in the Justin Morneau trade. This isn't news,...

First Pitch: The Biggest Story in the Pirates Minor League System...

This afternoon I had a radio interview with Daniel Dudley of TribLIVE Radio, which has pretty much been a weekly thing each Thursday afternoon...

Who Else Could Join the Pirates in September?

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Kris Johnson, Travis Snider, and Kyle Farnsworth this morning on the first day that rosters expanded. The active roster is...

First Pitch: Morneau For Two Players Who Barely Made It Out...

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Justin Morneau today for Alex Presley and a PTBNL, who is reportedly Duke Welker. For our analysis on the first...

Prospect Watch: Austin Meadows Homers in First Game With Jamestown

Top Pitcher: Robby Rowland, Top Hitter: Willy Garcia, HR: Austin Meadows

Duke Welker is Reportedly the PTBNL in the Justin Morneau Trade

Tom Singer reports that MLB.com sources say Duke Welker is the player to be named later in the Justin Morneau trade. The Pirates sent...

Taking a Look at the Pirates’ Bullpen Depth

Jason Grilli left tonight's game with right forearm discomfort. He will be re-evaluated tomorrow, at which point we will hopefully learn more about his...

Jeanmar Gomez Activated From the DL; Duke Welker Optioned

The Pirates have activated Jeanmar Gomez from the disabled list and have optioned Duke Welker to Triple-A. We knew Gomez was going to be...
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