All posts tagged "Jeff Locke"

  • Analysis
    The Rise of The Altoona Four

    Like any good superhero trilogy, the first movie introduces the viewer to the heroes.  By the end of the movie, the team is united and ready to fight evil.  However, the second movie usually introduces some type of conflict, whether internal or external, that challenges the team and makes them all question...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians’ Streak Snapped As Locke Struggles

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  5,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians had their 5-game winning streak snapped this afternoon at Victory Field, as the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs took advantage of Tribe starter Jeff Locke’s struggles in the 2nd and 3rd innings.  The Indians still won the series against the...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/10/12

    West Virginia was off yesterday. They begin a seven game homestand tonight. Indianapolis has a morning start time today. Yesterday, Altoona completed the suspended game from Tuesday night first, then played their regularly scheduled game. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis (19-13) VS Lehigh Valley (17-15)...

  • Top Stories
    The Altoona Four Providing Depth and Trade Chips

    Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, Rudy Owens, and Justin Wilson earned the group name “The Altoona Four” after all four pitchers put up strong numbers at the Double-A level in 2010. All four pitchers were expected to move up at some point in 2011. That point came at the start of the year...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Cole and Taillon On the Right Track For Double-A

    Top pitching prospects Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are both off to strong starts in high-A Bradenton.  After Sunday’s start, Cole has a 3.54 ERA in 28 innings during his first professional season, with a 34:10 K/BB ratio. He has struck out at least a batter an inning in each of his...

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke’d Down: Indians Shut Out Bats

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Louisville Bats  0 (Box)   Indians’ starter Jeff Locke continued his dominance of International League batters as he earned his third win of the season against the Louisville Bats at Victory Field.  Locke increased his streak of scoreless innings pitched to 15.  In his last 20 innings pitched, he...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: How Short Should Correia’s Leash Be?

    At the start of the year, Kevin Correia was a great pitcher for the Pirates to have. He could start in the event of an injury to the rotation. He could pitch out of the bullpen as a long reliever, or in shorter roles. And he's had the tendency to put together...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/5/12

    **Phil Irwin gets the start tonight for Bradenton, Cole will go tomorrow** Top ranked prospect Gerrit Cole, makes his sixth start of his pro career tonight. He is coming off of his best career start five days ago in which he threw a one hitter over six innings. Altoona will play a...

  • Prospect Reports
    Jeff Locke Throws Seven Shutout Innings in Indy Loss

    A day after Justin Wilson, Jose Diaz, and Doug Slaten combined for a no hitter against the Durham Bulls, the Bulls came close to a no hitter of their own. Durham starter Matt Torra took a no hitter in to the eighth inning, but lost it when Jordy Mercer hit a grounder...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/30/12

    Top prospect Gerrit Cole, gets the fifth start of his professional career tonight. Tim Williams will be in Durham covering the Indianapolis game this afternoon. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis (12-10) @ Durham (6-18) 1:05pm Probable starter: Jeff Locke (2-1 3.86) Yesterday’s Result: Indianapolis 2...

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