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Zach Duke called up ...

Postby checkers » Fri Jul 01, 2005 6:35 pm

The Pirates purchased the contract of highly touted pitching prospect Zach Duke from their Indianapolis farm team Friday, the Associated Press reports. The 22-year-old Duke will make his major league debut for the Pirates when he starts Saturday night in Milwaukee against the Brewers.

Does he worth picking up ? anyone know about this guy ???
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I picked him up

Postby Remotethumb » Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:41 pm

I picked Duke up, I'm eyeing the future(in a keeper league)...he's like 12-3 or something in AAA, dominated AA also and is a strikeout pitcher...I dropped Loaiza (washington) who has average numbers hoping to catch lightning in a bottle....
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Postby raiders_umpire » Sat Jul 02, 2005 4:57 pm

in a keeper league, he is definitely worth picking up... in NL only, i would probably give him a chance as well,,, but in a normal 12 team league, i would probably pass on him for now, unless u were real desperate for some k's... he has had great numbers through out his minor league career, and may very well do a good job this year with the pirates, or he may pitch 3 games and then get sent back down....

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Postby PhilliesPhan24 » Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:28 pm

7.0 IPs, 3 ERs, 9Ks

100 pitches

Not a bad debut for the kid....
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