Tag: Duke Welker

Pirates Beat Angels in 10-9 Thriller: What We Learned

It would be difficult to describe all the important events of the Pirates' 10-9 extra-innings victory to sweep the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim....

First Pitch: 12 Pirates Pitchers Who Throw 98+ MPH

This week's podcast went up today, and on the show we talked about whether Gregory Polanco or Jameson Taillon should come up in September....

Alex Presley Optioned to Triple-A, Duke Welker Recalled

The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A and have recalled right-handed reliever Duke Welker, according to Travis Sawchik. https://twitter.com/Sawchik_Trib/status/347725330062139392 The move was probably...

Prospect Trends: Hanson’s Getting It in Gear While Pimentel’s Going the...

The farm system as a whole has been in something of a slump for a week or so, but a couple of former prospects...

Prospect Notebook: Cole Making Progress, But Still Needs Those Strikeouts

At the start of the year, the expectation from most Pirates fans was for Gerrit Cole to go to Triple-A as a formality, just...

Pirates Relief Pitching Prospects Drawing Interest?

Peter Gammons (via Will Flemming on Twitter) said on MLB Network that 10 teams were at Victory Field this weekend, looking at Pittsburgh Pirates...

Pirates Activate Francisco Liriano, Option Duke Welker

As expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left-hander Francisco Liriano from the 15-day disabled list. To make room on the 25-man roster, they have...

Duke Welker Officially Recalled, Josh Harrison Optioned

The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially recalled right-handed pitcher Duke Welker. To make room they've optioned Josh Harrison to Triple-A. This is Getting Old first reported...

Duke Welker Heading to Pittsburgh

The guys over at This is Getting Old are reporting that Duke Welker is on his way to Pittsburgh, and likely to officially join...

Prospect Notebook: Pirates Have a Lot of Pitching Depth in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Indians are off to a 19-7 start this year, which is their best start in 54 years. The last time they started...
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