Jeff Locke was one of the four pitchers known as The Altoona Four.

In 2010 the Altoona Curve had a group of pitchers that went on to be called "The Altoona Four" out of convenience. I say convenience because the group led Altoona to an Eastern League title in 2010, but they also led the Lynchburg Hillcats to a Carolina League title in 2009. So they could have easily been "The Lynchburg Four", which isn't really as catchy. Then, in 2011, only two of them moved up to Indianapolis at the start of the season. Eventually the other two pitchers made that jump. After that it would have made sense to call them "The Indianapolis Four".

But you say "The Altoona Four" and most people know you're talking about Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, Rudy Owens, and Justin Wilson. For most of the 2010 season t...

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