A report has surfaced of a small-time sports handicapper claiming that he, in connection with Pirates Starting Pitcher Jeff Locke, had been fixing games. As you’ll read in this report, Locke was cleared of any connection to the handicapper who made these accusations.
Josh Harrison had three hits to extend his hot streak and Jeff Locke overcame a shaky start to pitch seven innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Wednesday night.
Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night.
Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night.
Brayan Pena’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning completed another late rally by the Reds, who overcame more injuries on Friday and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 to keep their momentum going toward the All-Star break.
During his time in Pittsburgh, former Pirate starting pitcher AJ Burnett took Jeff Locke under his wing, now the mentor and mentee will face off pitching for opposing teams.
Russell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk from Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gregory Polanco had five hits Friday night, and the last one was the biggest – and the longest. Playing in his fourth major league game, Polanco broke a tie in the 13th inning with his first homer, helping Pittsburgh to an 8-6 victory over the Miami Marlins after the Pirates had a ninth-inning meltdown.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed Gerrit Cole on the disabled list and called up Jeff Locke.
Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington joined Greg Brown Sunday for his weekly show on The Fan.
After his 5.1 innings of work last night in which he surrendered 6 earned runs on 8 hits, the Pirates have announced they sent Starter Jeff Locke back to AAA Indianapolis and called up Reliever Phil Irwin.
With an opening in the rotation still available after the Pirates placed Wandy Rodriguez on the disabled list, the Pirates announced the call-up of starting pitcher Jeff Locke.
Jeff Locke has taken one step closer to re-joining the Pirates.
The Pirates’ General Manager talks about how his team is shaping up with just one week to Opening Day.
Pirates pitcher Jeff Locke sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training this week to chat about his offseason and the team’s preparation for the 2014 season.