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Twins sign left-handed pitcher Zach Duke to one-year contract

he Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed left-handed pitcher Zach Duke to a one-year contract.
December 26, 2017

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed left-handed pitcher Zach Duke to a one-year contract.Duke, 34, has played 13 seasons in the major leagues with Pittsburgh, Arizona, Washington, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Chicago-AL and St. Louis. He spent 2017 with the Cardinals, going 1-1 with a

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed left-handed pitcher Zach Duke to a one-year contract.
Duke, 34, has played 13 seasons in the major leagues with Pittsburgh, Arizona, Washington, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Chicago-AL and St. Louis. He spent 2017 with the Cardinals, going 1-1 with a 3.93 ERA (18.1 IP, 8 ER), six walks and 12 strikeouts in 27 games. He missed most of the first four months of last season recovering from "Tommy John" surgery on his left elbow, a procedure he had done in October of 2016.
The Clifton, Texas native has appeared in 468 career games (169 starts), going 61-85 with a 4.54 ERA (1284.2 IP, 614 ER), 380 walks and 785 strikeouts. Since 2012, he has posted a 3.18 ERA (243.2 IP, 86 ER) with 248 strikeouts and a .229 opponent batting average in 287 games.