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Jeff Locke

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  • Pirates' Hurdle stands behind pitching decisions

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Following their blowout defeat in the National League wild-card, the Pittsburgh Pirates know they will be questioned throughout the winter for the way they handled...
  • Familiar formula rules Pirates-Giants series recently

    When the Pirates faced San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner on July 28, they had a 4-0 lead before the Giants came to bat. That was at AT&T Park, where the Pirates cruised to a 5-0 win as Vance Worley pitched a complete-game, four-hit shutout....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Friday's recap: Pirates 7, Cubs 3

    Friday's recap: Pirates 7, Cubs 3
    The summary The Pirates won for the seventh time in eight games and dealt the Cubs their season-high seventh straight loss. Gerrit Cole pitched six innings to notch his ninth victory, and the Pirates collected 14 hits on the night. On the mound Cubs...
  • Cole, Pirates complete sweep of Red Sox

    EditorsNote: updated Pirates division deficit, wild-card lead after Cardinals-Brewers game Cole, Pirates complete sweep of Red Sox PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking but Gerrit Cole loves them. The right-hander pitched into the...
  • Money in the bank: Pirates catcher Russell Martin's exceptional season

    Russell Martin begins this day on his back, on a table, in the upstairs loft space of a small Garfield gym. Before his day ends, he will have caught nine innings and hit a home run in the Pirates' victory against the Detroit Tigers. To keep his body 31...
  • Pirates grab fourth straight win, defeat Phillies

    PHILADELPHIA Jeff Locke was in All-Star form Monday night. Starling Marte was a triple short of the cycle. And the Pirates surged to a fourth consecutive win with a 6-4 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies, keeping possession of the second wild-...