Locke impressive in final tuneup
March 30. 2013 7:47PM
TAMPA, Fla. - Pittsburgh Pirates lefthander Jeff Locke, of Conway, N.H., hurled six scoreless innings, and the Bucs used a two-run seventh to get by the Yankees, 2-1, in the final Grapefruit League game for both clubs at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Thursday.
Locke, who was informed that he will begin the season as the Bucs' fifth starter, allowed four hits over six scoreless innings. Locke walked none and struck out three.