Jeff Locke

Jeff Locke #49

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 0"/195
  • Age: 27


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Jeff Locke 2015 Postseason Stats

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Jeff Locke Postseason Career Stats

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Jeff Locke Stats

8-11 4.49 168.1 129 1.42

Jeff Locke MLB Career Stats

26-30 4.16 517.0 382 1.38

Jeff Locke Bio

  • Full Name: Jeffrey Alan Locke
  • Born: 11/20/1987 in North Conway, NH
  • Draft: 2006, Atlanta Braves, 2nd rd. (51st overall)
  • High School: A Crosby Kennett, Conway, NH
  • Debut: September 10, 2011
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2015 Stats 8 11 4.49 30 30 0 168.1 129 1.42
MLB Career Stats 26 30 4.16 93 91 0 517.0 382 1.38
  • Status: Active

Jeff Locke Two-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Pirates NL 1479 Two-seam FB 91.55 90.89 1978.00 5.91 87.37
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.28 91.77 2129.00 6.05 89.66


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September 24, 2015 at 6:41 PM ET

Locke allows four runs in 5 2/3 innings

Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke did not pick up a decision after giving up four runs on eight hits and two walks with five strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings Thursday against the Rockies.

September 19, 2015 at 1:14 AM ET

Locke takes loss vs. Dodgers

Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke lost after allowing five runs (four earned) on eight hits and two walks with four strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings against the Dodgers on Friday.


Jeff Locke Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Pittsburgh NL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Pittsburgh NL

Baseball America Rookie All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Danville APP

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Altoona EAS

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/04/2009 Myrtle Beach CAR

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Bradenton FSL

APP Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2007 Danville APP

APP Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Danville APP

Jeff Locke Leaderboards

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2013 .242 18th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2013 6.76 13th in NL
2015 6.90 9th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2013 1.49 1st in NL
2015 2.15 4th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2013 84 1st in NL
2015 60 15th in NL


Season H Rank
2015 179 20th in NL

Jeff Locke Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 8, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LHP Jeff Locke.
October 7, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned LHP Jeff Locke to the minor leagues.
September 2, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled LHP Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
August 30, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LHP Jeff Locke to Indianapolis Indians.
June 8, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
May 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LHP Jeff Locke to Indianapolis Indians.
May 5, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
April 11, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LHP Jeff Locke to Indianapolis Indians.
April 11, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned LHP Jeff Locke to the minor leagues.
April 9, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates sent LHP Jeff Locke on a rehab assignment to Bradenton Marauders.
March 29, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates placed LHP Jeff Locke on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. right side strain
March 21, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LHP Jeff Locke.
October 12, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates activated LHP Jeff Locke.
October 1, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned LHP Jeff Locke to the minor leagues.
September 3, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled LHP Jeff Locke from Altoona Curve.
August 28, 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Jeff Locke to Altoona Curve.
September 1, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
August 16, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Jeff Locke to Indianapolis Indians.
August 8, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
May 23, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Jeff Locke to Indianapolis Indians.
May 20, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
March 15, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Jeff Locke to Indianapolis Indians.
September 6, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Jeff Locke from Indianapolis Indians.
August 15, 2011 Jeff Locke assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
March 14, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Jeff Locke to Altoona Curve.
November 19, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Jeff Locke from Altoona Curve.
July 13, 2010 Jeff Locke assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
June 19, 2009 LHP Jeff Locke assigned to Lynchburg Hillcats from State College Spikes.
June 17, 2009 State College Spikes reassigned LHP Jeff Locke to the minor leagues.
June 15, 2009 LHP Jeff Locke assigned to State College Spikes from Lynchburg Hillcats.
June 9, 2009 Jeff Locke roster status changed by Lynchburg Hillcats.
June 3, 2009 Myrtle Beach Pelicans traded LHP Jeff Locke to Lynchburg Hillcats.

Jeffrey Alan Locke Bio Info

Jeffrey Alan Locke...Is a 2006 graduate of A. Crosby Kennett High School in North Conway, NH, where he played baseball...Was nicknamed the "Redstone Rocket" in high school because he lived in the redstone section of his hometown...Participated in Pittsburgh's annual team caravan and PirateFest events the past two Decembers.


Began season on 15-day disabled list with a right side strain...Made rehab start with High-A Bradenton on 4/9 and struck out 10 batters while throwing 82 pitches in a 3-1 loss...Was reinstated from the D.L. and optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on 4/10...Went 0-1 with a 5.68 ERA(19.0ip/12er) in four Triple-A starts before being recalled by Pittsburgh on 5/5...Made start vs. San Francisco on 5/5 and took an 8-2 lead into the sixth inning, but received a no-decision in the 11-10, 13-inning loss (5.1ip/6er)...Was optioned back to Indianapolis on 5/6...Picked up first Triple-A win on 5/11 vs. Norfolk (7.0ip/2er)...Gave up just one hit while pitching 7.0 scoreless frames on 5/16 vs. Pawtucket...Won back-to-back starts on 5/22 at Charlotte and 5/27 vs. Buffalo...Went 3-0 with a 2.57 ERA (28.0ip/8er) in five starts with Indianapolis during the month of May...Won three straight Triple-A decisions between 5/11-27...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 6/8 and made start that afternoon vs. Milwaukee; gave up three hits and just one run in 7.0ip, but lost a 1-0 decision to Yovani Gallardo...Pitched a career-high 8.0 innings (2r) in a no-decision on 6/13 at Miami...Won his first decision with the Pirates on 6/24 at Tampa (7.1ip/3er)...Tied career high with 8.0 innings pitched on 7/1 vs. Arizona...Pitched 8.0 innings for a third time while winning a 6-2 decision over A.J. Burnett and the Phillies on 7/6 at PNC Park...Gave up season-high 10 hits and six runs in an 8-1 loss on 7/26 at Colorado...Won four straight decisions from 8/6-27 and went 4-0 with a 2.90 ERA (31.0ip/10er) in five starts during the month of August...Pitched 7.1 innings and gave up just one run while beating Adam Wainwright, 3-1, at PNC Park on 8/27; also went 2-for-3 at the plate for first career multi-hit game...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 8/30, but was recalled on 9/2 and started that night in St. Louis; gave up five walks and five runs in a 6-4 loss to Wainwright...Tied career high (second time) with nine strikeouts while winning his seventh and final decision on 9/8 at Philadelphia (7.0ip/1er)...Posted a 2.10 ERA (34.1ip/8er) and a .191 batting average against in his five starts during the afternoon...Went 5-for-45 (.111) with two walks and three sacrifice bunts at the plate.


Was named to the National League All-Star Game while spending his first full season in the Major Leagues; did not pitch in the game due to tightness in his lower back...Was one of 13 National League LHP to make at least 30 starts...Posted a 2.15 ERA (83.2ip/20er) in 14 starts on the road; the second-best road ERA in the league behind Clayton Kershaw (2.14)...Shared team lead in starts and ranked second on staff in innings pitched...Led the league in walks...Made his first start in team's sixth game on 4/7 at Los Angeles (NL); suffered loss (6.0ip/4er)...Picked up first win in his second start on 4/13 vs. Cincinnati (5.0ip/1er)...Tossed 7.0 scoreless innings and extended his scoreless innings streak to 13.0 with his third win on 4/28 at St. Louis...Had scoreless innings streak snapped at 15.0 after giving up three runs in 5.0ip on 5/4 vs. Washington...Tossed 7.0 scoreless innings in a 1-0 victory vs. Houston on 5/19...Pitched 21.1 consecutive scoreless innings from 5/14-6/4...Walked a career-high seven batters, but held the Cubs to one hit in 5.2ip in a no-decision on 6/9 at Chicago...Gave up two hits while tossing 7.0 scoreless frames for his sixth win on 6/14 vs. Los Angeles (NL); also snapped an 0-for-30 streak at the plate with a single...Pitched 7.0 shutout innings, but received a no-decision in Pittsburgh's 2-1, 13-inning loss at Cincinnati on 6/19...Won his seventh straight decision on 6/25 at Seattle - the first Pittsburgh lefty to win seven in a row since John Smiley in 1991...Pitched 23.1 consecutive scoreless innings at PNC Park from 5/14 to 7/3 - the longest scoreless streak at home for a Pittsburgh starting pitcher since Jerry Reuss (34.0) in 1975...Won his eighth straight game on 7/3 vs. Philadelphia while also setting the club record for most consecutive starts (16) in a season without losing a game (previous mark of 15 was set by Dock Ellis in 1971)...Won eight straight decisions from 4/13 to 7/3; the eight straight wins were tied for the second-longest streak in the N.L. in 2013 and were the most by a Pittsburgh lefthander since John Candelaria won eight in a row in 1983...Gave up three hits and two runs, but lost a 2-1 decision to Bartolo Colon and the Athletics on 7/8 at PNC Park...Missed his last scheduled start prior to the All-Star break on 7/12 due to tightness in his lower back...Attended the All-Star festivities at Citi Filed in New York, but was inactive...Gave up one hit and one run in 7.0ip while winning his first start after the break on 7/21 at Cincinnati...Struck out a career-high nine batters on 7/26 at Miami, but lost a 2-0 decision to Henderson Alvarez...Surrendered four runs in 4.0ip in a no-decision vs. St. Louis on 7/30 - snapping his streak of 17 straight starts in which he was charged with three earned runs or fewer...Gave up 10 hits and season-high eight runs while suffering a 15-5 loss to Arizona on 8/17...Received no-decisions on 8/22 at San Francisco (4.0ip/3er) and 8/27 vs. Milwaukee (4.2ip/5er)...Was optioned to Double-A Altoona on 8/28, but did not appear in any minor league games...Was recalled on 9/3 and made start at St. Louis on 9/7...Gave up one run in 7.0ip and posted his 10th victory on 9/12 vs. Chicago...Lost each of his last two starts on 9/17 vs. San Diego (5.0ip/4er) and 9/22 vs. Cincinnati (1.0ip/5er)...Went 8-2 with a 2.15 ERA (109.0ip/26er) in 18 starts prior to the All-Star break and 2-5 with a 6.12 ERA (57.1ip/39er) in 12 starts after the break...Went 5-for-47 (.106) with two walks at the plate.

2012 Was named Pittsburgh's Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year...Ranked second among minor league players in the organization in ERA and third in strikeouts...Began season with Triple-A Indianapolis and went 3-1 with a 2.31 ERA in his first six starts...Was charged with two earned runs in 26.0ip while winning three straight decisions from 4/18 thru 5/5...Lost back-to-back starts on 5/10 (5.2ip/5er) and 5/15 (7.0ip/3r/2er)...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 5/20 when Jason Grilli went on the Bereavement List, but did not appear in a game with the Pirates...Was optioned back to Indy on 5/23...Went 3-1 with a 2.86 ERA (34.2ip/11er) in June and 2-1 with a 2.17 ERA (29.0ip/7er) in July...Was charged with just one run over a three-start stretch from 7/23 to 8/3 (19.1ip), lowering his Triple-A ERA from 3.07 to 2.66...Was ranked fourth in the International League in ERA (2.66) and tied for fourth in strikeouts (113) at the time of his recall to Pittsburgh on 8/8...Made season debut with Pirates on 8/9 and retired all seven Arizona batters he faced while making his first Major League relief appearance...Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in second outing on 8/14 vs. Los Angeles...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 8/16 and went 1-0 with a 1.08 ERA (16.2ip/2er) in his last three Triple-A starts...Allowed just three earned runs in his final 36.0ip (six starts) with Indianapolis (0.75 ERA)...Finished third among International League pitchers in ERA and fourth in strikeouts...Suffered a 5-1 loss while making first start with Pirates on 9/3 vs. Houston (5.0ip/5er)...Went 0-3 with a 7.50 ERA (24.0ip/20er) and gave up six home runs in his first five starts with Pittsburgh...Won his first Major League game while making final start on 10/1 vs. Atlanta...Went 1-3 with a 6.30 ERA in his six starts with the Bucs...Went 1-for-11 at the plate; singled off Chicago's Chris Rusin for first big league hit on 9/9. 2011 Finished second among all Pittsburgh farmhands with 139 strikeouts behind Kyle McPherson (142)...Went 8-10 with a 3.70 ERA (153.1ip/63er) in 28 minor league games (27 starts) between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis...Was named to the Eastern League mid-season All-Star team and tossed a scoreless inning in his home state of New Hampshire in the game on 7/13...Began season with Altoona, where he was charged with two or fewer earned runs in 16 of his 23 outings...Struck out a season-high 10 batters while earning first win on 4/25 at Harrisburg...Made first relief appearance since 2008 on 7/4 vs. Akron...Tossed a career-high 8.0 innings while picking up the win on 7/23 vs. New Britain... Recorded a 2.05 ERA (30.2ip/7er) in five starts with Altoona following the All-Star break...Was promoted to Indianapolis on 8/15...Scattered four hits and struck out six batters in 5.2 scoreless innings, but picked up a no-decision while making his Triple-A debut on 8/15 at Louisville... Picked up lone win with Indy on 8/31 vs. Toledo after allowing one run in 7.0 innings...Was recalled by Pittsburgh on 9/4...Started and lost big league debut (5.0ip/3r) on 9/10 vs. Florida (the Pirates were shut out 3-0)...Surrendered three home runs in 4.0 innings while losing the season finale on 9/28 at Milwaukee...Went 0-for-5 at the plate with the Pirates. 2010 Went 12-5 with a 3.56 ERA, 139 strikeouts and just 26 walks in 27 total starts between Class-A Bradenton and Double-A Altoona...Led organization in strikeouts and shared lead in wins with Jared Hughes and Rudy Owens...Established minor league career highs in wins, strikeouts and innings pitched (144.0) while matching high in starts...Was named to Florida State League mid-season All-Star team...Began season with Bradenton and went 0-1 with a 5.19 ERA (8.2ip/5er) in his first two starts...Struck out season-high 10 batters while winning third start on 4/21 vs. Jupiter...Went 5-1 with a 2.15 ERA (37.2ip/9er) in seven starts from 4/21 thru 5/21, dropping ERA to a season-low 2.72...Suffered last loss with Bradenton on 6/1 vs. Lakeland...Won his last four decisions with the Marauders and walked just three batters in his final six starts (33.2ip)...Was promoted to Altoona on 7/12 and was victorious in first Double-A start on 7/16 at Harrisburg (5.0ip/0r)...Received three straight no-decisions despite giving up a total of five earned runs in 18.0 innings of work (2.50 ERA)...Suffered first Double-A loss on 8/6 at Harrisburg...Pitched in front of nearly 1,000 family, friends and people from his hometown of North Conway, NH, on 8/18 at Portland and tossed 7.0 scoreless innings for the win...Went 2-0 with a 0.96 ERA (18.2ip/2er) in three starts from 8/18-28...Suffered loss in last regular season start on 9/2 at Bowie (5.0ip/7er)...Went 1-0 with a 1.54 ERA in two starts during Altoona's Eastern League Championship run...Picked up win in Game Two of the Championship Series against Trenton on 9/15. 2009 Went 5-8 with a 4.59 ERA (127.1ip/65er) in 17 combined starts between Myrtle Beach (Braves' A) and Lynchburg...Established career high in starts...Began season with Myrtle Beach and allowed three or fewer runs in seven of his 10 starts with the Pelicans...Tossed 7.0 scoreless innings and allowed just two hits while winning lone game with Myrtle Beach on 5/1 vs. Salem...Failed to pitch out of the 1st inning (0.2ip) and gave up seven runs in final start with Pelicans on 5/30 at Wilmington...Was acquired by Pittsburgh on 6/3 and remained in the Carolina League to pitch with Lynchburg...Received back-to-back no-decisions before winning his third start on 6/19 vs. Kinston (6.0ip/3r/0er)...Lost his next four decisions thru 7/25...Went 3-0 with a 2.58 ERA (45.1ip/13er) in his final eight regular season starts; was charged with one earned run or less in six of those eight starts...Made two starts during the Carolina League playoffs, but did not factor in any decisions for league champion Lynchburg club. 2008 Spent entire season with Rome (Braves' A)...Lost his first two decisions and seven of his first eight thru 6/3...Won first game in sixth start on 5/1...Made lone relief appearance on 5/29 vs. Asheville (7.0ip/3er)...Posted a 3.26 ERA (30.1ip/11er) in five starts during the month of June...Won three straight decisions from 6/20 thru 7/7, but then lost three straight starts from 7/12-23...Pitched 6.0 scoreless frames while winning final game on 8/6...Tossed first professional complete game on 8/13 vs. Hagerstown in game one of a doubleheader (7.0ip/2er). 2007 Spent entire season with Danville in the short-season Appalachian League...Was named to the league's post-season All-Star team and was named Danville's Pitcher-of-the-Year by the Atlanta organization...Also garnered Baseball America's post-season All-Star team accolades...Tied for second in the league in wins and strikeouts...Ranked third in the league with an 11.2 strikeout/per 9.0ip ratio ...Also ranked fourth in the circuit in ERA and fifth among starting pitchers in the Atlanta farm system...Suffered loss in first start on 6/19 vs. Burlington...Picked up first and only pro save in second outing on 6/22 vs. Bluefield (2.0ip/2er)...Won each of his last seven decisions and was charged with two earned runs or less in each of his final 10 starts...Walked a season-high two batters on 7/16 vs. Elizabethton....Dropped ERA from 3.67 to 2.66 over last five starts after giving up just four earned runs in 26.2ip. 2006 Spent first professional season with the Gulf Coast League Braves after beinig selected by Atlanta in the second round of the June draft...Made pro debut in relief and pitched 2.0 scoreless innings for the win on 6/29 vs. GCL Indians...Lost three straight decisions from 7/5-26...Won his last three decisions and surrendered just one earned run in his final four appearances (14.0ip)...Went 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA (14.0ip/2r/1er) in five starts and 1- 3 with a 6.50 ERA (18.0ip/13er) in five relief outings.