All posts tagged "Jeff Locke"

  • 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...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/24/12

    Altoona and West Virginia were both off yesterday. Jameson Taillon goes tonight for Bradenton. The second ranked prospect in the Pirates system has compiled 18 strikeouts so far, tied for second in the organization, trailing only Justin Wilson who has twenty-two. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis...

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke Strikes Out 8 In First Win

     Indianapolis Indians  4,  Columbus Clippers  3 (Box)     Jeff Locke earned his first win of the season and Tim Wood earned his first save, as the Indians halted a 3-game losing streak with a win over the Columbus Clippers at Victory Field this afternoon. The Clippers out-hit the Indians 11-8, but...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/18/12

    Bradenton is off today. When they resume play on Thursday, Jameson Taillon will be on the mound. Indianapolis and West Virginia each play early games today. All four affiliates lost last night. All three pitchers going today are left-handed pitchers. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis...

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