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Jeff Locke
3.91 7-6 89
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-0 / 185 NFBC ADP: 545.79
Position: SPBorn: 11/20/1987 Birthplace: North Conway, New Hampshire
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 2nd Round by Braves (2006)

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Aug. 7 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET16:55 ET20:55 GMT4:55 1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST4:25 PM VEN0:55 UAE (+1)3:55 PM CT-Locke won for the first time in five starts Wednesday, limiting Miami to three runs in seven innings of a 7-3 victory.
Analysis: Locke, who struck out seven, bounced back nicely after giving up 10 earned runs over his last two starts spanning 12 innings.
Aug. 1 12:52 PM PT1:52 PM MT2:52 PM CT3:52 PM ET15:52 ET19:52 GMT3:52 12:52 PM MST2:52 PM EST3:22 PM VEN23:52 UAE2:52 PM CT-Locke lost his second straight start in a 7-4 defeat at Arizona on Thursday.
Analysis: Locke may not be worth investing in after allowing 10 runs over 12 innings in his last two starts.
July 21 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Locke did not get a decision Sunday.
Analysis: Locke gave up three runs and seven hits in six innings. He faces the Rockies again next weekend.
July 7 1:32 PM PT2:32 PM MT3:32 PM CT4:32 PM ET16:32 ET20:32 GMT4:32 1:32 PM MST3:32 PM EST4:02 PM VEN0:32 UAE (+1)3:32 PM CT-Locke got the best of A.J. Burnett on Sunday in Pittsburgh's 6-2 victory Sunday.
Analysis: Locke gave up just three hits and a walk in eight innings. He idolized Burnett and was saddened when the aging veteran left across the state for the Phillies.
June 25 10:13 AM PT11:13 AM MT12:13 PM CT1:13 PM ET13:13 ET17:13 GMT1:13 10:13 AM MST12:13 PM EST12:43 PM VEN21:13 UAE12:13 PM CT-Locke pitched into the eighth inning, and earned his first win of the season in a 6-5 victory at Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Locke (1-1, 3.74 ERA) allowed three runs and eight hits over 7 1-3 innings. His night ended in the eighth when Evan Longoria trimmed the Rays' deficit to 6-3 with a two-run homer.
May 6 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Locke was subpar Monday.
Analysis: Locke, recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis earlier in the day, allowed six runs in 5 1/3 innings. The Pirates needed a spot starter after their rotation was scrambled last week by back-to-back rainouts in Baltimore.
May 5 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET17:24 ET21:24 GMT5:24 2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST4:54 PM VEN1:24 UAE (+1)4:24 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted Locke from the minors and plan to start him Monday night against San Francisco.
Analysis: Locke was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis and right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to the minor league team. Locke was an NL All-Star last year and then faltered in the second half. He went 8-2 with a 2.15 ERA in 18 starts before the break, but just 2-5 with a 6.12 ERA after that. This year, Locke was 0-1 with a 5.68 ERA in four starts for Indianapolis. He was limited to just two innings in spring training because of a strained oblique muscle.
Mar. 30 11:24 PM PT12:24 AM MT1:24 AM CT2:24 AM ET2:24 ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST1:54 AM VEN10:24 UAE1:24 AM CT-Locke has been sent to the minors.
Analysis: Locke began the season on the disabled list. The Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander has a strained muscle on his right side.

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