Duke gets extra day to treat callus on middle finger
CINCINNATI -- Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Zach Duke will get an extra day before his next start to take care of a callus on the middle finger of his pitching hand.
Duke was scheduled to start Thursday in the final game of a series at Cincinnati. Instead, left-hander Phil Dumatrait will start on four days' rest.
Duke is coming off a 12-3 loss to Carlos Zambrano and the Chicago Cubs on Friday in Pittsburgh. He lasted five innings in that game, allowing four runs.
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