Jeff grew up in Sharpsville (Mercer County) and has a BA in Journalism from Ohio State. Jeff’s career started as a sophomore in college working at WTVN Radio in Columbus, after graduation Hathhorn worked for WTVN and WCMH-TV before moving back home and joining NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in 1997.
Jeff’s won three straight AP Awards for Best Sportscast in Pennsylvania, along with A.I.R. Awards for Best Sports Reporter and Best Weekend Show (IC Light Sports Saturday).
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Last year, John Holdzkom was one of the best stories in all of baseball. Tuesday morning, the righty reliever found out he’s heading to Triple-A.
It’s the second time in three years that Jeff Locke begins the season as a Pirates starter. The last time was in 2013 due to injuries to Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton.
Last year, Vance Worley started some meaningful games down the stretch. Now, Worley will start the year in the bullpen.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, along with GM Kevin Colbert and offensive coordinator Todd Haley attended the Pirates game Monday in Bradenton before heading to Tallahassee.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle named Jeff Locke the fourth starter over Vance Worley on Monday.
Former Pirate Kevin Young knows the defensive transition Pedro Alvarez is going through. The Pirates hired Young and he has spent all Spring Training as a special assistant helping Alvarez and the other first basemen get ready for the season.
Saying all Pirates, current and former, are a family, Mike LaValliere is back with the club as a Spring Training Special Instructor.
The Pirates first round pick in 2013 Reese McGuire thought he was just coming over to McKechnie Field Saturday to work as a bullpen catcher, but he ended getting to pinch-hit in the major league game and doubled in his only at bat.
Pirates starter Charlie Morton threw 88 pitches giving up 3 earned runs over 6 innings as the Pirates beat Toronto 8-3 Saturday afternoon.
Clayton Richard has twice won 14 games in the majors, and signed with the Pirates hoping to resurrect his career after missing most of the 2014 season following surgery.
26-year-old Jose Tabata was among 10 re-assigned to minor-league camp today by Pirates GM Neal Huntington. Lefty reliever Bobby LaFromboise was optioned to Indianapolis.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle says a decision is coming soon as to whether Jeff Locke or Vance Worley will fill the final job in the starting rotation.
Within hours of announcing he was getting rid of a ‘weighty issue’, over 100-thousand people viewed Pirates All-Star Andrew McCutchen’s haircut on YouTube.
It’s the sign of success, pitchers hoping the Pirates call them for a workout, whereas they may have sent that call to voicemail just a few years ago.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Jung-Ho Kang will get some at bats at Pirates City with the minor leaguers, but it’s not that big of a deal.