Zach Duke

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Bucs Reliever Joe Blanton Sees Championship World Series Traits In Team

Pirates reliever Joe Blanton has been lights out since coming to the Pirates from the Royals back in late July, posting a 3-0 record and an ERA of 0.52 in 17.1 innings pitched.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2015

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Pirates’ Newly-Acquired Blanton Talks Brief Retirement

Contending baseball teams oftentimes swap young prospects for veteran leadership around this time of the year when the trade deadline looms on the horizon.


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Brewers Edge Pirates 1-0 To Tighten Wild Card Race

Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.


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Pirates Reach .500, Beat Diamondbacks, 3-2 In 12 Innings

Andrew McCutchen’s home run in the 12th inning lifted the Pirates above the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2. The win puts the Bucs at .500 in June for the first time in nearly six years.


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Pirates Starting Lineup

Do you think the Pirates have made improvement from last year? How’s this for proof. At this time last year, the Pirates record was 23-36. Tonight, the Pirates look to even their record at 30-30. […]


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Pirates Complete Duke Trade With Arizona

The Pittsburgh Pirates have finalized their trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks that sent left-handed Zach Duke to Arizona in exchange for right-handed starter Cesar Valdez.


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Zach Duke Signs Contract With Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (KDKA/AP) — Former Pittsburgh Pirates left-hand pitcher Zach Duke, who was traded from the Pirates to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named later, signed a one-year deal with the D-Backs. Duke […]

93-7 The Fan–12/03/2010

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Pirates Sign Nieve, Marte, Brown To Minor League Contracts

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed three players with major league experience to minor league contracts.

93-7 The Fan–12/02/2010

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LaRoche, Young Become Free Agents After Clearing Waivers

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) —After being designated for assignment, third baseman Andy LaRoche and infielder Delwyn Young have cleared waivers and are free agents. The Pirates removed both players from their 40-man roster when they were designated […]

93-7 The Fan–11/30/2010

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Pirates Trade Zach Duke To Diamondbacks

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The Pirates have traded Zach Duke. The left-handed pitcher is headed to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Pirates have yet to name the player they will get in return. Duke was 8-15 with […]


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Pirates Release Duke, LaRoche, Add 4 New Pitchers

The Pittsburgh Pirates designate for assignment left-hander Zach Duke and infielders Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young.

93-7 The Fan–11/22/2010