All posts tagged "Jeff Locke"

  • Top Stories
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects

    Now that the 2012 Draft is over, it’s time to update the Pittsburgh Pirates top 20 prospect rankings. This update not only takes in to consideration where the new draft picks fall in to the system, but where the current players rank after two months in the 2012 season. I put a...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/8/12

    Bradenton was rained out last night. They will play a doubleheader today consisting of two 7-inning games. Colton Cain will make his return the mound after missing a month with a right groin strain. In the other game, Jameson Taillon gets the start. West Virginia was off yesterday. They resume their schedule...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Surprise Win Off Chapman; Should Correia Move to Bullpen?

    Sometimes the game of baseball can surprise you. The Pittsburgh Pirates entered game action just 3.0 games behind the first place Cincinnati Reds in the National League Central. Despite a team average of just .223, which is ranked No. 29 in the Majors this season, the bats have started to heat up over their...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: June 3

    Two Pittsburgh Pirates trades made on this date, 103 years apart but with similar results for the team that was giving up the veteran in exchange for the prospects. John Fredland in his Jolly Roger Rewind, covers a brilliant pitching performance from the 1988 season. The Trades On this date in 2009,...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/2/12

    Both Altoona and Bradenton were rained out yesterday. Each team will play a doubleheader today with each game consisting of seven innings apiece. The Dominican Summer League starts up today with both Pirates affiliates in action. The league doesn’t announce starting pitchers ahead of time, so the posts for them will be...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians’ Win On Seven Run 9th

    Indianapolis Indians  9,  Louisville Bats  4 (Box)   A huge 9th inning, which included a go-ahead RBI by RF Alex Presley and a Grand Slam by CF Starling Marte, gave the Indians a come-from-behind-in-a-big-way victory over the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Field this evening.  Starter Jeff Locke did not figure into...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/27/12

    Jameson Taillon will get the start tonight for Bradenton. This will be his third start against Jupiter this season. In the first two, he threw a combined 11 shutout innings. West Virginia has off today. They resume their schedule tomorrow evening at home with a three game series against the Lakewood Blueclaws....

  • Transactions
    Pirates Activate Grilli, Locke Back to AAA Rotation

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- As expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-hander Jason Grilli from the Bereavement list today, and optioned left-hander Jeff Locke to Triple-A Indianapolis. Grilli will be active for today's game from the bullpen against the New York Mets. Grilli has posted a 2.25 ERA over 17 appearances (16.0 innings) with...

  • Analysis
    Jeff Locke Looking to Bring New Delivery to PNC Park Mound

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- On Monday afternoon rookie Jeff Locke watched alongside Pitching Coach Ray Searage as right-hander A.J. Burnett threw a bullpen at PNC Park. The 24-year-old, who was recalled on Sunday from Triple-A Indianapolis has learned a lot from the 35-year-old vet during his time since joining the club, as well as...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Snap Losing Streak With Two-Hit Pitching

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Buffalo Bison  1 (Box)   After losing 5 games in a row, the Indians snapped their losing streak this afternoon at Coca-Cola Park in Buffalo, NY, beating the Bison by a score of 4-1.  The Indians got a strong pitching effort by starter Rick VandenHurk as well as relievers...

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