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53 Duke Welker RP

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
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Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
1.10-000.0010

Player Updates

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Pirates release Duke Welker
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Pirates have released Duke Welker after designated him for assignment last week.

Welker didn't have an appearances with the Pirates before being designated for assignment. He owns a 4.91 ERA and 15:11 K:BB ratio in 11 innings with Triple-A Indianapolis.

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Pirates designate Duke Welker for assignment
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Pirates designated pitcher Duke Welker for assignment Wednesday.

The mose was purely transactional, as a 40-man roster spot had to be cleared for a corresponding promotion. Welker is set to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in June.

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Pirates minor-leaguer has Tommy John surgery
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Pirates minor-league pitcher Duke Welker had Tommy John surgery Thursday, bring his 2014 season to an abrupt end.

Welker suffered the injury in early May, and had a second opinion on his injure elbow from Dr. James Andrews, who ended up performing the surgery. Welker will be out at least one year as a result.  

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Pirates reacquire Duke Welker
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

The Pirates have reacquired pitcher Duke Welker from the Twins, according to Yahoo!

Welker was one of the two players traded for first baseman Justin Morneau at the trade deadline. Welker tossed 1 1/3 innings with Pittsburgh. He did not allow a run. 

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Pirates send Duke Welker to Twins
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

The Twins acquired reliever Duke Welker from the Pirates to complete the trade for Justin Morneau Sunday. Welker made two scoreless appearances for Pittsburgh earlier this season. 

The 27-year-old Welker went 3-4 with a 3.48 ERA over 47 relief appearances with Triple-A Indianapolis this season. He had 64 Ks over 62 innings and a 1.29 WHIP. 

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 207 0
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 0.200 0.00000
vs RHB 0.200 0.00001
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/23@LAA0001.00001
6/25@SEA0000.10000
Two Week Schedule
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@Mil
8:10 pm
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@Mil
7:10 pm
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@Mil
2:10 pm
13
Det
1:35 pm
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Det
7:05 pm
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Det
7:05 pm
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Mil
7:05 pm
18
Mil
7:05 pm
= probable start
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2012PIT00 ---000000 0.00000000
2013PIT00 0.00200000 1.10000001
2014PIT00 ---000000 0.00000000
Total 00 0.00200000 1.10000001
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013PIT2000000000 --- --- ---
Total 2000000000 --- --- ---
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2013PITP20101001.000
Total  20101001.000
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2012PIT000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2013PIT012 0.5000000 .0004 0.0 .0000
2014PIT000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
Total 012 0.5000000 .0004 0.0 .0000
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007 A-St. College22 2.3577000 30.22998221027
2008 A-Hickory413 5.512424000116.01428171744872
2009AFX-West Virginia011 5.793115002101.09680657136769
2010AFX-West Virginia Power11 3.68200005 22.016149012425
2010AFA-Bradenton Marauders01 3.75200000 24.0161210212320
2011AFA-Bradenton Marauders35 2.25360006 52.0331813222541
2011AA-Altoona Curve10 5.4080000 10.011760119
2012AAA-Indianapolis Indians01 2.27260000 31.22488111830
2012AA-Altoona Curve21 2.31150005 23.1197600719
2013AAA-Indianapolis Indians34 3.57480009 63.0532825323165
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/240
Birthdate:
2/10/1986
Age:
27
Hometown:
Kirkland, WA
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:

MLB Experience:
1
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