CBSSports.com "Not so long ago Pirates lefty Jeff Locke was an All-Star and a core member of a playoff-bound rotation. However Locke has struggled badly of late pitching to a 7.25 ERA and 1.37 K/BB ratio over his final 10 starts. Not long ago the Pirates decided he would not make another start in..." September 29
Hurdle confirms: Jeff Locke will not make another start this season for #Pirates. If games matter Morton and Cole will follow A.J. in Cin.
Hardball Talk "Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke felt some back tightness following his most recent start on Monday, so Michael Sanserino of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that he will not start tomorrow against the Mets and will also skip Tuesday’s All-Star Game. Gerrit Cole will start in Locke’s place..." July 13
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Shadows start to creep up the southwest slope of Rattlesnake Mountain as Alan and Pam Locke settle into cushioned wooden chairs on their front porch. In a few minutes, their son, Jeff, will step on the mound at PNC Park, about 600 miles away, to pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers. But they..." June 25
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "In preparation for Tuesday's start, Jeff Locke added a dose of reality to his practice session. Like a golfer who plays the course in his mind on the driving range, Locke simulated potential matchups against the lineups the Philadelphia Phillies sometimes use against left-handers. "You got..." April 24
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates named Jeff Locke their fifth starter this morning and made nine other moves to cut their major league roster to 26 players. Assuming Brandon Inge starts the season on the disabled list, the team's opening day roster is all but set. General manager Neal Huntington said Locke's..." March 27