Duke traded – quick follow-up
Before I sign off and hopefully enjoy a quiet four-day holiday with little-to-no news, I wanted to provide one additional update to tonight’s news about Zach Duke being traded to Arizona for a player to be named later.
For those of you who are looking at the Dbacks’ prospect list, don’t. The player the Pirates are going to get in return will not be anything close to a top prospect. I’ve confirmed that. Remember, if the Pirates hadn’t made the trade, Duke would have been a free agent next week anyway. So Arizona wasn’t going to give up anyone of more than marginal value to land the left-hander.
And now… go enjoy some turkey. Happy Thanksgiving.
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