Pirates locking up Duke?; Garcia to replace Perry Hill?

There are strong indications that the Pittsburgh Pirates will make a multi-year offer to pitcher Zach Duke following the World Series. Duke, 26, was 11-16 with a 4.06 ERA last season and was named to the National League All-Star team. Duke made a salary of $2.2 million in 2009 and is arbitration-eligible. Duke is eligible