All posts tagged "Jeff Locke"

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    Pirates Shut Out By Jays

    Blue Jays  5,  Pirates  0
     
    The Pirates were held to just 4 hits in this afternoon's game against the Blue Jays at McKechnie Field.  3B Pedro Alvarez had two of the hits --  a two-out single up the middle in the 1st inning, and a single on a pop...

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    Pirates’ Pitchers Rule

    Pirates  4,  Blue Jays  1
    Pitchers were the story for the Pirates this afternoon in Dunedin, Florida.  Five Pirates' pitchers combined to hold the Blue Jays to 4 hits this afternoon in Dunedin, Florida.  Charlie Morton made his second strong start in the Grapefruit League.  He gave up one run...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    Pirates’ Prospects Club The Manatees

    Pirates 21,  Manatee-Sarasota  1   (7 innings)
    The Pirates' top prospects and players fighting for a major league job got the chance to show off their stuff this afternoon in the Pirates' annual charity game against the State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota.  The Pirates pounded out 20 hits, including home...

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    Roster Updates

    Gone for a few days, and all kinds of changes going on....

    006_06The Pirates have removed starting pitcher Zach Duke, infielder Andy LaRoche, and outfielder Delwyn Young from their 40-man roster.  

    Duke (photo) was the starting...

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    Mercer’s Homers Boost Strong Start By Locke

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Trenton Thunder�� 4 .....���� (box)

    The Altoona Curve tied up the Eastern League Championship Series at 1 game each, beating the Trenton Thunder tonight at Blair County Ballpark in Altoona, PA.

    The Thunder out-hit the Curve 9-5, but three of the Curve's hits were home runs, and they were able...

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    Curve Tie Their Series; Marauders Season Ends

    Two of the Pirates' affiliates in playoff action:

    Altoona Curve� 6,� Harrisburg Senators� 4 ....������ (box)

    The Senators and the Curve battled back and forth, with errors and poor base running on both sides, but it was the Curve who came out on top to even the best-of-5 series at 1 game each.�...

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    Irwin: Another 7 No-Hit Innings;

    Thursday's action for the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    West Virginia Power� 3,� Rome Braves� 0 ...��� (box)

    On July 24th, Power starter Phillip Irwin pitched 7 hitless and scoreless innings.� Tonight, he again threw 7 scoreless innings, though this time he scattered 3 hits.� Last time, he walked two batters, and tonight...

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    7 Shutout Innings For Locke; Error-o-rama For Bradenton

    A full day of action for the Pirates' minor league affiliates on Wednesday

    Altoona Curve� 1,� Portland Sea Dogs� 0 (box)

    Jeff Locke pitched 7 shut-out innings and struck out 8 batters to earn his 2nd win with the Curve.� Locke scattered 3 hits and one walk in those 7 innings.� All three...

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    Solid Starts From Locke, Adcock, Miller, and Cain

    Minor League action with the Pirates' affiliates on Thursday... lots of good pitching

    Altoona Curve� 5,� Trenton Thunder� 3 (box)

    The Curve came from behind to take this game from Trenton, despite being out-hit 8-7.� Starter Jeff Locke had trouble in the 1st inning, when 3 runs scored on a double, three singles,...