Jeff Locke went 7 1/3 strong innings, picking up his 6th win of the season in the Pirates 3-1 win Wednesday afternoon. Locke went seven strong, allowing 6 hits and 1 earn run. Locke has won four straight decisions.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired 25 year old RHP Cody Ponce from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for SP Jordan Lyles, the team announced. Ponce, the 55th overall pick in the 2015 draft, has a 3.29 ERA with 44K’s in 27 relief appearances for Double-A Biloxi.