Tag: Jeff Locke

Pirates Notes: Cervelli Does Catching Drills, Polanco Still Out of Lineup

PITTSBURGH — With the stitches out of his right hand, Francisco Cervelli took the opportunity to get some catching drills done at PNC Park...

Good Locke, Bad Locke, or Just Bad Luck?

PITTSBURGH — Jeff Locke’s last seven starts have been a Jekyll and Hyde performance worthy of Robert Louis Stevenson. In four straight wins from May...

First Pitch: The Pirates Rotation Needs Help, and There’s No Easy...

NEW YORK - Right after Curtis Granderson hit a lead off home run tonight, I clicked over to Baseball-Reference to see the last time...

Jeff Locke Gets Hit Hard For Second Straight Start in Pirates...

NEW YORK - The Mets took an early 3-0 lead in the first inning against the Pirates tonight, with Noah Syndergaard taking on Jeff...

Pirates Notes: Locke Has a Frustrating Day, Nicasio Available Out of...

PITTSBURGH — Jeff Locke had a “frustrating” day on Thursday. The Pirates’ left-hander had been cruising through a stretch of strong starts that started on...

Pirates Notebook: Jeff Locke Is Working on a New Breaking Ball

PITTSBURGH - In response to a question I asked about the effectiveness of his pitches last night, Jeff Locke mentioned that he threw just one breaking...

Jeff Locke Solid Again as Pirates Power Past Angels

PITTSBURGH - The Pirates returned to their core approach -- putting runners on base and getting extra-base hits -- en route to an 8-7 win...

First Pitch: This Pirates Rotation Needs More Than Just Prospects

After tonight's gem, Jeff Locke has the second best ERA in the Pirates' rotation at 4.33. The advanced metrics don't really back this up. He...

Jeff Locke Throws His First Complete Game Shutout in Pirates 10-0...

MIAMI - Jeff Locke did something tonight that he's never done in his career before: pitch into the ninth inning as a starter. It hadn't...

Morning Report: Jeff Locke Reaches the Century Mark

Some notes and thoughts on a Wednesday morning while I wait for Altoona to begin their morning baseball game. ** I plan on doing a...
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