ZACH DUKE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Oh, it's just Zach Duke, Chad Tracy, Adam LaRoche, Ian Desmond, and Ross Detwiler with the Easter Bunny. No big deal.
Hopefully LaRoche isn't in the mood for huntin' bunny rabbit...but according to Zach Duke, this Easter Bunny is a Nationals player:
(Photos via @NationalDet, @ZachDuke)
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Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez until Spring Training. Enjoy. (photo courtesy: Cheryl Nichols, DistrictSportsPage)
It doesn't feel like it now, but Zach...
Left-hander Zach Duke has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Washington Nationals.
The NL East champions announced the deal with the free agent on Monday.
The 29-year-old Duke joined the Nationals as a minor league free agent in March, spending most of last season at Triple-A Syracuse. He was 1-0 with a 1.32 ERA in 13 2-3 innings over eight appearances as a reliever...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2012
Left handed pitcher Zach Duke agreed to a Major League deal with the Washington Nationals according to Amanda Comak of the Washington Times.
Duke, 29, went 1-0 with a 1.32 ERA, 2.51 FIP, 6.6 K/9, 2.6 BB/9 and 0.0 HR/9 in 13.2 innings for the Nationals in 2012.
Image by randomduck under the Creative Commons License Agreement.
For a team like the Washington Nationals that entered camp with seven players who had a legitimate shot at making the team's rotation, it might seem odd to end camp by signing a 28-year-old veteran starting pitcher. That move seems even odder when you consider the Nats' pickup, Zach Duke, was just recently released by the worst team in baseball, the Houston Astros, after...
The Astros released outfielder Jack Cust and pitcher Zach Duke early Tuesday. It should have come as no surprise. Neither had performed at all as expected during the spring. Since both had to win spots on the roster with nothing guaranteed, their failures spelled their doom.
Cust and Duke had once been promising players. Playing ten years mostly in the American League, Cust'...
The Houston Astros released pitcher Zach Duke and veteran hitter Jack Cust on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old Duke was an All-Star left-hander for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009. He appeared in four games this spring, giving up 25 hits including five home runs in 14 1/3 innings. After pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, Duke had signed a minor league contract with Houston...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2012
By Mark Mitchell
Special to FOXSportsHouston.com
Spring training is about renewal and hope, or at least that is what Zach Duke is seeking. Signed to a minor league contract, the former All-Star is looking to regain his prior form and experience another unlikly playoff run.
Spring dreaming? Yes, but it could happen. Really, it has before. True, the Astros finished 40 games out of...
The Houston Astros announced that they have signed Zach Duke to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training.
Last season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Duke went 3-4 with a 4.93 era while averaging 3.8 k/9, his worst since 2007 with the Pirates(3.4 k/9).
The Diamondbacks acquired Duke from the Pirates in November of 2010.
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The Houston Astros have signed left-handed pitcher Zach Duke to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.The 28-year-old posted a record of 3-4 with a 4.93 ERA in 76.2 innings pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season.Duke pitched the first six seasons of his career for the Pittsburgh Pirates, earning All-Star honors in 2009 before being traded to the...