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Jeff Locke

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  • Pirates' Volquez named starter for wild card game against Giants

    Edinson Volquez will start Wednesday's wild-card playoff game against the San Francisco Giants as expected, the Pirates announced Monday morning. The 31-year-old right-hander will have one extra day of rest between Wednesday and his most recent start....
  • Bruins in the NFL: Week 4 performances

    UCLA plays Saturdays, but the school has some former players who take the field on Sundays. Here’s a weekly blog featuring former Bruins and what they did in their NFL games: Akeem Ayers, fourth-year linebacker for the Tennessee Titans: For the...
  • Pittsburgh Pirates - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI -- Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was poignant in his responses when asked why he didn't save right-hander Gerrit Cole, arguably his best pitcher, for a potential wild-card game...
  • Pirates undecided on postseason rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH CINCINNATI - The Pittsburgh Pirates' postseason rotation is in flux, amid the numerous scenarios involving the team they will face in the playoffs, and when and where. "We're...
  • Pirates to go out of "comfort zone" to retain Martin

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates got good news on Thursday when catcher Russell Martin was able to play the day after leaving against the Atlanta Braves because of tightness in...
  • Braves damage Pirates' division-title hopes

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves damage Pirates' division-title hopes ATLANTA -- Unfortunately for the Pittsburgh Pirates' chances of catching the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central, the Atlanta Braves...
  • Volquez a huge bargain for playoff-bound Pirates

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates wouldn't be headed to the postseason for the second straight year without the lift that Edinson Volquez has given the starting rotation. Signed...
  • Braves, Teheran snap skids with 6-2 win over Pirates

    ATLANTA After the Braves stranded two runners in a scoreless first inning Wednesday, beleaguered manager Fredi Gonzalez and Atlanta fans alike might have thought along the lines of Dorothy Parker, what fresh hell is this? Ah, but things would turn out...
  • Recap: Braves 6, Pirates 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Braves 6, Pirates 2 Braves 6, Pirates 2: Justin Upton homered as host Atlanta snapped out of its offensive doldrums, ending a five-game losing streak. Upton, Chris Johnson, Andrelton Simmons and Christian Bethancourt each...
  • Martin's eighth-inning homer propels Pirates past Brewers, 4-2

    PITTSBURGH Russell Martin propped himself up on the dugout railing, helmet held aloft as the sellout crowd of 37,974 roared. Gone were the concerns of the previous seven innings a defeat against the Milwaukee Brewers, a good start from Jeff Locke...
  • Pirates' McCutchen 'in a pretty good place'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Andrew McCutchen may be making a run at another MVP award. The Pittsburgh center fielder was on base four times Tuesday when the Pirates clinched a wild card spot....