John Russell, the current Pittsburgh Pirates Manager, had this to say in regard to his starting pitcher Zach Duke during the postgame last night. Duke had pitched one inning allowed six hits. The Braves put up four earned runs in Duke’s inning of work. Duke showed little command and managed to also walk two batters as the Bucs lost 9-3 to the Atlanta Braves.
Russell summed it up as follows:
“He didn’t have much.”—Pirates Manager John Russell