All posts tagged "Jeff Locke"

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    Jeff Locke Officially Promoted, Alex Presley Optioned to AAA

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially promoted left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke to the majors. Kristy Robinson first reported last night that he was coming up from Indianapolis. To make room, the team has optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of...

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    Jeff Locke Headed to Pittsburgh

    According to a source, Jeff Locke is headed to Pittsburgh to join the club. Kevin Correia is slated to spot start on Wednesday for the Pirates. Locke, who was scheduled to start for Triple-A, was promoted likely as insurance arm. The move is not yet official. No word yet on the corresponding...

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    Minor League Schedule: 8/8/12

    West Virginia was off yesterday. Indianapolis has an early afternoon game with Jeff Locke scheduled to pitch. *** See update from this morning on Locke below*** He has the third best ERA in the International League. He is also fourth in the league in strikeouts and tenth, with his 1.22 WHIP. The...

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    Chris Leroux and Jeff Locke Could Fill Roles in Pittsburgh

    Chris Leroux has recently been moved into the rotation with Triple-A and could fill a void in the Majors. Both Chris Leroux and Jeff Locke could fill a role with the Pirates to some capacity in the near future. While the Major League club's pitching staff had an impressive first half to...

  • Top Performers
    Jeff Locke and Jameson Taillon Post the Top Pitching Performances of the Week

    Below are the top ten pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Did the Pirates Make a Mistake With the Wandy Rodriguez Trade?

    After the Wandy Rodriguez trade was made, I wrote about how I wasn't a fan of the deal. It wasn't that I thought Rodriguez was a bad player. I think he can be a good pitcher for the Pirates down the stretch, and for the next few years. I didn't like the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke Wins Pitching Duel, Strikes Out 10

    Indianapolis Indians  2.  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  0 (Box)   One day after the Indians posted 21 hits in their hit-o-rama, they were limited to just 4 hits tonight against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, playing at Frontier Field in Rochester, NY.  Those 4 hits were all the Tribe needed, though.  Starter Jeff Locke held the...

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    Minor League Schedule: 8/3/12

    Indianapolis is in first place in their division. They have a ten game lead with 31 games left in the season. Bradenton is tied for first place in their division with today’s opponent, Palm Beach. The two teams begin a three game series in Bradenton tonight. West Virginia is in a three-way...

  • Analysis
    After The Trade Deadline: Updated Top 20 Prospects

    A lot has changed since we last updated the top 20 prospects rankings after the draft. Mark Appel didn't sign. Starling Marte was promoted, and will most likely lose his prospect eligibility by the end of the year. The Pirates traded Robbie Grossman, Rudy Owens, and Colton Cain. The short-season leagues started,...

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    Locke Pitches 7 Shutout Innings In Indians’ Win

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Buffalo Bisons  0 (Box)   Jeff Locke earned his 8th win when he held the Buffalo Bisons scoreless for 7 innings at Victory Field tonight.  Locke surrendered 3 walks tonight, which was an improvement from his last start, on July 23rd, when he gave up 7 walks in 5...

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