Twins acquire Kris Johnson from Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Duke Welker in a swap of minor league pitchers ..... draft choice of the Boston Red Sox. Welker never played for the Twins. On Oct ..... Morneau from Minnesota to Pittsburgh. Welker went 3-4 with a 3.57 ERA and
going to get to what he has actually done and performed and shown himself capable of.'' NOTES: The Pirates sent RHP Duke Welker to Minnesota to complete the Aug. 31 trade for 1B Justin Morneau. The Pirates also sent OF Alex Presley to the Twins
Mercer delivers big hit for Bucs
real nice job.'' Ibanez tagged Justin Wilson for his ninth home run in June. NOTES: The Pirates optioned RHP Duke Welker to Triple-A Indianapolis in order to activate Gomez from the 15-day disabled list. ... Alvarez extended his hitting
Pirates 10, Angels 9(10)
site of Morton's major league debut on June 14, 2008, when he pitched for Atlanta and won 9-4. ... Pirates RHP Duke Welker made his big league debut with a perfect eighth inning. ... A home run Tuesday night in Seattle would make Alvarez
Pirates acquire Morneau from Twins
baseman Justin Morneau from the Minnesota Twins on Saturday for outfielder Alex Presley and right-handed reliever Duke Welker . TRADE PRIMER Confused by MLB transactions? Don't worry, we'll explain it all . Earlier this week, the Pirates
Mariners 2, Pirates 1
faces New York's Dillon Gee (2-4, 6.16) ... The Pirates called up 2007 second-round pick RHP Duke Welker on Wednesday. Welker was 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA at Triple-A Indianapolis this season.
Full Count: Hughes a hot commodity
role. The team also has the number of intriguing options that AAA. Most notably Ryan Reid and Jerry Hughes but also Duke Welker and big black provided of course that recovers from his oblique injury.options that AAA. Most notably Ryan Reid and Jerry Hughes but also Duke Welker and big black provided of course that -- recovers from his oblique injury.
Liriano to come off DL for Pirates debut Saturday - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN
Dominican Republic. Liriano said he was injured when he slapped a door in his house. Pittsburgh optioned right-hander Duke Welker to Triple-A Indianapolis to make room on its 25-man roster. --- --- --- Francisco Liriano's long-awaited
Pirates 5, Blue Jays 4(10)
Darren Ford to their minor league camp. INF Clint Robinson, OF Jerry Sands and RHPs Vic Black, Hunter Strickland, Duke Welker and Stolmy Pimentel were optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis. ... Pirates RHP Jeff Karstens (biceps tightness
Burnett back with Bucs, ready to catch up
Robbie Grossman hit two triples and drove in three runs. Jeff Clement went 3 for 3, including a homer, with three RBI. Righty Daniel Cabrera worked two-thirds of an inning and yielded three hits. Duke Welker tossed two scoreless innings.