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Pirates | Jeff Locke to stay in rotation

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:27:16 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke will remain in the starting rotation, according to manager Clint Hurdle.

Fantasy Tip: Locke ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) has a 5.34 ERA after giving up six earned runs in just four innings Sunday to the San Diego Padres. It's not all bad, though, as he's striking out 7.3 hitters per nine innings despite a 1.55 WHIP. Avoid Locke for the foreseeable future on FantasyScore until he turns things around.

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Pirates | Jeff Locke rocked Sunday

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:26:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke was hit hard Sunday, May 31, in a 7-1 loss to the San Diego Padres. Locke lasted four innings, allowing six earned runs on eight hits. He had not allowed a run in 10 2/3 innings over two starts coming in.

Fantasy Tip: Locke ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) had been doing well up to this point, and his stumbles in a pitchers park like Petco do yield some concerns. He has had two good outings and one bad, which suggests you should check the matchups before proceeding in the future.

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Pirates | Vance Worley out of rotation?

Sun, 17 May 2015 14:15:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Vance Worley is being skipped in the team's rotation this week. SP Francisco Liriano will pitch Tuesday, May 19, against the Minnesota Twins and SP Jeff Locke will throw Wednesday, May 20.

Fantasy Tip: Worley ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) may be out of the rotation completely with the return of Charlie Morton ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) to active duty. Drop Worley from your lineups for now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Phil Miller

Pirates | Is Jeff Locke a FantasyScore lock?

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:06:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke is the probable starter for Thursday, April 23, against the Chicago Cubs.

Fantasy Tip: Locke is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA this season, and 1-1 with a 3.81 ERA in five career starts against the Cubbies. FantasyScore players might want to take a flier on him at just $3,000 (or 6.0% of cap) for their second pitcher spot.

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Pirates | Jeff Locke wants more consistency

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 22:54:02 -0800

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke said Friday, March 6, that one of his goals this spring is to be more creative against left-handed hitters. "So many people are so conventional, with left-on-left changeups, etc. You have to be a little unconventional sometimes. You have to find out what works for you," Locke said.

Fantasy Tip: Locke is battling Vance Worley for the final spot in the Pittsburgh rotation. The winner of the battle will have use in NL-only leagues, while fantasy owners in deeper NL-only rotisserie formats will be the only ones who want the loser of the battle.

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Pirates | Jeff Locke ill

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:52:45 -0800

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke (illness) was excused from camp Thursday, Feb. 19, due to fever and chills.

Fantasy Tip: Locke has shown flashes of a solid fantasy pitcher, but he has yet to put it all together. He'll be a back-end rotation option in NL-only leagues.

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Pirates | Several options for fifth rotation spot

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:23:21 -0800

Pittsburgh Pirates SPs Jeff Locke, Vance Worley, Clayton Richard, Radhames Liz, Brandon Cumpton and Stolmy Pimentel are all candidates for the No. 5 spot in the starting rotation.

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Pirates | Two SPs could compete for one rotation spot

Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:05:38 -0800

Pittsburgh Pirates SPs Vance Worley and Jeff Locke may compete for one spot in the starting rotation during spring training.

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Pirates | Two options could start extra game

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:03:20 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates SPs Jeff Locke and Vance Worley are candidates to start if the team has to play the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, Sept. 29, to decide the winner of the NL Central division.

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Pirates | Make roster moves

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:43:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Gregory Polanco, SPs Jeff Locke and Bobby LaFromboise, RPs Casey Sadler and John Holdzkom and SS Chase d'Arnaud were recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis Tuesday, Sept. 2. Also, INF Michael Martinez was designated for assignment.

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