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Jeff Locke

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  • McCutchen, Cole, Burnett and Melancon make NL All-Star team

    Gerrit Cole was 8 years old when A.J. Burnett made his major-league debut for the Florida Marlins in 1999. Next Tuesday, the Pirates right-handers will make their All-Star Game debuts together at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Burnett and Cole...
  • Locke gives near perfect performance in Pirates' 1-0 win

    Pirates starter Jeff Locke hit the first Indians batter he faced Saturday but that was about the only mistake he made as he turned in one of the best performances by any starter on the team this season. And the thing is, he had to be as near perfect as...
  • Braves ride lefty Wood to victory over Pirates

    PITTSBURGH All day Braves left-hander Alex Wood had quieted Pirates fans and kept pitching coach Roger McDowell in the dugout watching him work. But now the Pirates had an opening in the bottom of the seventh inning. Back-to-back singles by Andrew...
  • Pirates starter A.J. Burnett's All-Star bandwagon begins to build

    WASHINGTON Even with the 2015 All-Star Game three weeks away, there has been little speculation in the Pirates clubhouse about who will represent the team at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The way Tony Watson sees it, the Pirates, currently the...
  • Big inning propels Pirates to 7-6 win over Reds

    PITTSBURGH Jeff Locke and Josh Smith established expectations early in Tuesday's game. The pace would be slow. There wouldn't be much pitching out of the windup. The game would be won with offense and relief pitching. Under that construct, the Pirates...
  • Series preview: Pirates at White Sox

    Series preview: Pirates at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Pirates 2-0. Wednesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN-plus. LH Jeff Locke (3-3, 4.90) vs. LH John Danks (3-6, 5.29). Thursday: 7:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH Gerrit Cole (10-2, 1.71) vs. RH Jeff Samardzija (4-4, 4.84). Who's...
  • Streaking Pirates defeat White Sox, 3-2

    CHICAGO Amid the various streaks of scoreless innings from Pirates pitchers and catcher Francisco Cervelli, Jeff Locke extended one of his own Wednesday night. During the Pirates' 3-2 victory against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, Locke...
  • Locke, Kang lead Pirates to 3-2 win over White Sox

    Jeff Locke allowed just two runs in six innings, Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the struggling Chicago White Sox 3-2 Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. The Pirates, who had thrown three straight...
  • Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday. LAWMAKERS, TOP ADVISORS TO RECOMMEND SCHOOL FUNDING FIX TO GOV. TOM WOLF Thursday's meeting of the Basic Education Funding Commission...
  • Robin Ventura ejected in White Sox loss

    Robin Ventura ejected in White Sox loss
    White Sox manager Robin Ventura was ejected in the fourth inning of his team’s 3-2 loss to the Pirates on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera struck out and then was called for batter’s interference for...
  • Orioles select Oregon's Garrett Cleavinger with first of eight Day Two MLB Draft picks

    Orioles select Oregon's Garrett Cleavinger with first of eight Day Two MLB Draft picks
    The Orioles opened the second day of the MLB Draft with their first college pitcher, selecting Oregon left-hander Garrett Cleavinger in the third round (102nd overall) Tuesday. Cleavinger, who saved nine games as the Ducks’ closer this year,...