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Jeff Locke

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  • Miami Marlins: Run of stifling opposing starting pitching historic

    Manager Mike Redmond after Tuesday’s 6-3 win over the Pirates alluded to his offense getting off to slow starts lately. Those slow starts have made history.  The Marlins have gone seven straight games in which they’ve failed to score more...
  • Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox

    Streaking Pirates Sweep Series With Red Sox
    PITTSBURGH -- Pennant race games are often nerve wracking, but Gerrit Cole loves them. The righthander pitched into the eighth inning for yet another September win, and left fielder Starling Marte homered as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox...
  • Cubs officially eliminated from playoffs

    Cubs officially eliminated from playoffs
    PITTSBURGH -- One day after the Cubs were officially eliminated from the postseason race, they'll attempt to end a season-high seven-game losing streak tonight at PNC Park.  Arismendy Alcantara will move back to the leadoff spot against Pirates left-...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates 12-4. Friday: 6:05 p.m., CSN LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.95) vs. RH Gerrit Cole (8-5, 3.89). Saturday: 6:05 p.m., CSN LH Felix Doubront (1-1, 2.25) vs. LH Jeff Locke (7-4, 3.60). Sunday: 12:35 p.m.,...
  • Phillies can't complete sweep of Nationals, lose 3-2

    Phillies can't complete sweep of Nationals, lose 3-2
    By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
  • MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez

    MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez
    Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second. And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first. Puig, who has played...
  • New troops can't get Dodgers offense going in 3-0 loss to Pirates

    New troops can't get Dodgers offense going in 3-0 loss to Pirates
    The Dodgers’ refrain: Wait until we get our guys back! Wait for the cavalry! The first wave came Friday, and for one night, the new Dodgers looked a lot like those old Dodgers. Offense continued to be mere rumor, the Dodgers going meekly in a 3-...
  • With another lefty waiting, Manuel makes a lineup change

     
    This is the last thing the Phillies wanted to see: another left-handed pitcher. The Phillies are batting only .182 against left-handed pitchers this year; their left-handed hitters are even worse (.136). And get this --- the Phillies are one of......
  • MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013

     
    MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
  • Brown had a game plan; Manuel on why Mayberry left on contact

     
    Pirates pitcher Jeff Lockewas foreign to most of the Phillies hitters. Not to Dom Brown, though. Brown had faced him in the minors several times and knew the lefty would be attacking the Phillies with fastballs. The knowledge, and experience,......
  • Nate McLouth has found success by just being Nate McLouth

    Nate McLouth has found success by just being Nate McLouth
    Triple-A Norfolk manager Ron Johnson had seen enough. All year the Orioles had sifted through the scrap heap and shipped former All-Stars and wanna-bes alike to the minors to be evaluated by Johnson, a baseball lifer with a keen eye for talent....