• Jeff Locke pitched seven solid innings, receiving a no decision in the Pirates 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Locke allowed 5 hits, 2 runs, while striking out 3 and walking none, showing much stronger command than his previous outing. Locke threw 58 strikes on 82 pitches. The positive for Locke was pitching so well in such a critical game as he’s likely to be the No. 4 pitcher in the post-season rotation.
9/19 vs BREWERS: 7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 3 K, 82-58
2014 Stats: 7-5, 3.60 ERA, 86 SO, 1.21 WHIP