All posts tagged "Jeff Locke"

  • 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...

  • Analysis
    What Has Jeff Locke Been Working on Since We Last Saw Him?

    Jeff Locke got the call to the majors today, although it doesn't look like he will be replacing Kevin Correia in the rotation, which is disappointing. We saw Locke in the majors last September, when he put up a 6.48 ERA in 16.2 innings over four starts, along with a 5:10 K/BB...

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    Jeff Locke Called Up

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will call up left-hander Jeff Locke, Pirates Prospects has learned. Locke was scheduled to make his start today for the Indianapolis Indians. Rick VandenHurk will now be making that start with Locke getting the call. It's unknown right now what Locke's role will be, but the timing is interesting....

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/20/12

    The highlights of today’s schedule are the second start of the year for Tim Alderson and Jeff Locke making his ninth start in Indianapolis. Locke was ranked 11th overall in the Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide. *** Jeff Locke has been called up to the majors since this was posted. Details here***A...

  • Prospect Reports
    Shut Out Is A Tough Start To Indians’ Road Trip

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  4,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians just finished a very successful home stand, winning 8 of 10 games, and propelling themselves into first place in the International League Western Division.  Today they began an 8-game road trip and a 4-game series against Lehigh Valley, but...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/15/12

    Altoona was off yesterday. They resume their schedule tonight with Tim Alderson on the mound, making his first start of the season. Jameson Taillon starts tonight. He is third in the Florida State League in both ERA and WHIP (0.87), while ranking tenth in strikeouts. A full recap of yesterday’s games can...

  • 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...

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