Jeff Locke News Archive
Locke worked seven strong innings against the Brewers on Friday night, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out three.
Locke was strong in a win Monday night, going seven innings of one-run ball against the Phillies.
Locke lasted just three innings Tuesday against the Cardinals, allowing five runs (four earned) on four hits and five walks while striking out three in the loss.
Locke was recalled Monday and will start for the Pirates against the Cardinals.
Locke was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Locke picked up his sixth win of the season over St. Louis Wednesday, giving up just a run on six hits and two walks while striking out three in 7.1 innings of work.
Despite walking six batters, Locke (5-3) held Milwaukee to two runs in six innings Friday. He gave up two hits (including a homer) while failing to record a strikeout.