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Jeff Locke

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Pirates Batter Boston Red Sox, 9-3

Native New Englander Jeff Locke made up for a disappointing outing in a 16-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox last Friday by lasting his scheduled 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks as the Pirates beat up on the Boston bullpen, 9-3, in Fort Myers.

03/06/2013

Manny Lopez

Pirates Players React To First Week Of Spring Training

The Fan Morning Show is Live in Bradenton and talked to multiple Pirates players including Gaby Sanchez, Jeff Locke, and

02/25/2013

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Pirates Notebook: Pirates 3 – Tampa Bay 2

In the first exhibition game of the 2013 season, lefty Jeff Locke set the bar pretty high in the battle for the fifth spot in the Pirates rotation in the Bucs’ 3-2 win at the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park.

02/23/2013

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Pirates’ Locke ‘Blessed’ To Compete For Spot In Rotation

Jeff Locke was just a young, Single-A pitcher with a lot of upside in 2009. That’s when he was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Pittsburgh Pirates in a very unpopular move at the time.

02/21/2013

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Pirates Beat Braves, 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Atlanta Braves’ hopes of winning the National League East ended Monday night with a 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates that clinched the division title for the Washington Nationals.

10/01/2012

Andrew McCutchen

Braves Vs. Pirates Preview

(AP) — While they’ve already wrapped up a spot in the postseason, the Atlanta Braves are still holding out hope for a bigger prize.

93-7 The Fan–10/01/2012

Pedro Alvarez

Pirates Vs. Mets Preview

(AP) — One defeat from inevitable playoff elimination and four from a 20th consecutive losing season, the Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping to finish a once-promising campaign on a high note.

93-7 The Fan–09/26/2012

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Astros 7-1 Win Hurts Pirates Fading Playoff Hopes

HOUSTON (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates came to Houston hoping to turn things around after a three-game sweep by the Brewers. Instead they opened a three-game series with the last-place Astros on Friday night with a disheartening 7-1 loss, further dampening their already dim postseason hopes.

09/22/2012

Neil Walker, Jose Altuve

Pirates Vs. Astros Preview

Flailing and running on fumes as they desperately try to stay in the wild-card race, the visiting Pirates’ last stand could start Friday night against the Houston Astros.

93-7 The Fan–09/21/2012

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Alvarez Hits 2 Home Runs In Pirates’ 13-9 Loss To Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and drove in six to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 13-9 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.

09/16/2012

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Freefalling Pirates Lose 4-2 As Cubs Complete Sweep

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Cubs the go-ahead runs and Chicago completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-2 win on Sunday.

09/09/2012

Houston Astros v Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates’ Slide Continues In 5-1 Loss To Houston

PITTSBURGH (AP) After watching his team collect just five hits and one run against a journeyman starter who hadn’t won a big league game in more than four years, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle threw up his hands.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2012

Jared Hughes

Bucs Shuffle Roster, Walker Avoids DL

Fortunately, it appears none of those moves are directly related to the health of hot-hitting second baseman Neil Walker, who dislocated his right pinky finger in a collision with Dodger infielder Mark Ellis during the first inning of Wednesday’s 9-3 loss.

93-7 The Fan–08/16/2012

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Pirates Place Grilli On Bereavement List, Call Up Locke

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a couple of roster moves ahead of their Interleague series finale with the Detroit Tigers Sunday morning.

05/20/2012

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Pirates Reach 70 Wins With 4-3 Victory Over Reds

Ryan Ludwick’s walk-off single saved the game for the Pirates as they narrowly beat the Cincinnati Reds, 4-3 on Friday night.

09/23/2011

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