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Jeff Locke

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Miami Marlins

2017 Stats

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0-5

ERA

8.16

WHIP

1.78

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26

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

More than a few Pirates fans wondered aloud how Locke remained on the roster the last couple seasons, especially since he again imploded in 2016. He maintained a 91.5 mph average fastball, throwing a ...

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2017 ADP:  690.11

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 11/20/1987   BORN: North Conway, NH   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jeff Locke Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Marlins in December of 2016.

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Jeff Locke Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 19 R DAN 13 11 0 61.0 48 18 2 74 8 7 1 1 2.66 0.92
2008 20 A ROM 25 24 0 139.2 150 63 6 113 38 5 12 0 4.06 1.35
2009 21 A LYN 17 17 0 81.7 98 37 4 56 18 4 4 0 4.10 1.42
2009 21 A MYR 10 10 0 45.7 47 28 1 43 26 1 4 0 5.58 1.60
2010 22 A+ BRA 10 17 0 86.1 82 34 6 83 14 9 3 0 0 0 3.54 1.11
2010 22 AA ALT 10 10 0 57.2 57 23 5 56 12 3 2 0 0 0 3.59 1.21
2011 23 AA ALT 5 22 0 125.0 118 56 9 114 46 7 8 0 0 0 4.03 1.31
2011 23 AAA IND 5 5 0 28.1 25 7 1 25 9 1 2 0 0 0 2.22 1.21
2011 23 MAJ PIT 4 4 0 16.7 21 12 3 5 10 0 3 0 0 0 6.48 1.86
2012 24 AAA IND 24 24 0 141.2 126 39 9 131 43 10 5 0 0 0 2.48 1.20
2012 24 MAJ PIT 8 6 0 34.3 36 21 6 34 11 1 3 0 0 0 5.50 1.37
2013 25 MAJ PIT 30 30 0 166.3 146 65 11 125 84 10 7 0 0 0 3.52 1.38
2014 26 A+ BRA 1 1 0 6.0 5 2 1 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.00 1.00
2014 26 AAA IND 9 9 0 50.0 51 23 5 37 22 3 1 0 0 0 4.14 1.46
2014 26 MAJ PIT 21 21 0 131.3 127 57 16 89 40 7 6 0 0 0 3.91 1.27
2015 27 MAJ PIT 30 30 0 168.3 179 84 15 129 60 8 11 0 0 0 4.49 1.42
2016 28 MAJ PIT 30 19 1 127.3 151 77 17 73 44 9 8 0 0 0 5.44 1.53
2017 29 A+ JUP 2 2 0 9.0 7 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 0.78
2017 29 AA JAC 2 2 0 11.1 13 3 1 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 2.38 1.35
2017 29 MAJ MIA 7 7 0 32.0 42 29 4 26 15 0 5 0 0 0 8.16 1.78
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3-Year Averages     27 23 0 142.3 152 72 16 97 48 8 8 0 0 0 4.55 1.41
Career  (View All)     130 117 1 676.3 702 345 72 481 264 35 43 0 4.59 1.43

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Jeff Locke Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 3 @StL 2.7 11 11 11 0 4 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 8.16 1.78
Jun. 28 NYM 5.7 4 3 3 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.52 1.43
Jun. 22 ChC 4.0 7 5 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.70 1.52
Jun. 17 @Atl 4.0 5 3 3 1 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.58 1.32
Jun. 11 @Pit 5.3 8 3 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.02 1.28
Jun. 6 @ChC 4.7 4 4 3 1 4 3 0 3 0 L 0 0 0 3.48 1.06
Jun. 1 Ari 5.7 3 1 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 0.53
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.1 IP/G
12.3 22 19 19 2 9 8 0 0 0 0-3 0 0 0 13.86 2.51
Last 30 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
32.0 42 30 29 4 15 26 0 3 0 0-5 0 0 0 8.16 1.78
Last 60 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
32.0 42 30 29 4 15 26 0 3 0 0-5 0 0 0 8.16 1.78

Jeff Locke Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017374410202.313
201615721940804.282
2015170191345605.298

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017115221132432.311
2016407523511127413.305
20155661104713426210.266

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201715.302013525.281.24
201662.0520391973.631.32
201588.3440672973.461.27

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201716.70301310210.802.28
201665.34603425107.161.73
201580.0470623185.631.59
Jeff Locke vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jeff Locke Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 19 R DAN 13 11 61.0 10.92 1.18 9.25 0.30 70.4% 2.66 1.74 .319
2008 20 A ROM 25 24 139.2 7.31 2.46 2.97 0.39 68.7% 4.06 2.96 .340
2009 21 A LYN 17 17 81.7 6.17 1.98 3.11 0.44 70.5% 4.10 3.13 .350
2009 21 A MYR 10 10 45.7 8.47 5.12 1.65 0.20 62.5% 5.58 3.31 .349
2010 22 A+ BRA 10 17 86.1 8.68 1.46 5.93 0.63 68.9% 3.54 2.91 .322
2010 22 AA ALT 10 10 57.2 8.81 1.89 4.67 0.79 71.9% 3.59 3.22 .331
2011 23 AA ALT 5 22 125.0 8.21 3.31 2.48 0.65 69.7% 4.03 3.61 .314
2011 23 AAA IND 5 5 28.1 8.01 2.88 2.78 0.32 81.8% 2.22 2.84 .307
2011 23 MAJ PIT 4 4 16.7 2.70 5.40 0.50 1.62 0.83 67.9% 90.3 MPH 6.48 6.92 .300
2012 24 AAA IND 24 24 141.2 8.35 2.74 3.05 0.57 81.3% 2.48 3.24 .305
2012 24 MAJ PIT 8 6 34.3 8.91 2.88 3.09 1.57 1.40 63.4% 90.8 MPH 5.50 4.54 .323
2013 25 MAJ PIT 30 30 166.3 6.76 4.55 1.49 0.60 2.03 75.3% 90.4 MPH 3.52 4.18 .282
2014 26 A+ BRA 1 1 6.0 15.00 1.50 10.00 1.50 80% 3.00 2.53 .366
2014 26 AAA IND 9 9 50.0 6.66 3.96 1.68 0.90 73.5% 4.14 4.46 .307
2014 26 MAJ PIT 21 21 131.3 6.10 2.74 2.23 1.10 1.99 72.8% 90.5 MPH 3.91 4.43 .283
2015 27 MAJ PIT 30 30 168.3 6.90 3.21 2.15 0.80 2.35 69.2% 91.3 MPH 4.49 4.02 .322
2016 28 MAJ PIT 30 19 127.3 5.16 3.11 1.66 1.20 1.63 66.3% 91.5 MPH 5.44 4.90 .319
2017 29 A+ JUP 2 2 9.0 10.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 100% 1.00 2.42 .281
2017 29 AA JAC 2 2 11.1 9.73 1.62 6.00 0.81 85.7% 2.38 3.02 .383
2017 29 MAJ MIA 7 7 32.0 7.31 4.22 1.73 1.13 1.63 52.8% 90.5 MPH 8.16 4.61 .372
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     27 23 142.3 6.13 3.04 2.02 1.01 69.6% 4.55 4.31 .309
Career     130 117 676.3 6.40 3.51 1.82 0.96 69.5% 4.59 4.37 .306

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Jeff Locke Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 168.3 -3 18 -3 0 88 0 168 -3
2016 P 127.3 2 10 2 0 62 1 127 2
2017 P 32 0 2 0 0 15 0 32 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 -1 -3 0 -4
2016 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 P -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Jeff Locke    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.73 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.31 K/9
WEAK
4.22 BB/9
TERRIBLE
90.5 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.1 HR/9
AVERAGE
1.63 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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8.16 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.78 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.61 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.372 BABIP
HIGH
52.8% Strand Rate
LOW

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Jeff Locke: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Locke was designated for assignment Tuesday.

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Locke (0-5) allowed 11 runs on 11 hits and four walks while striking out two batters through just 2.2 innings during Monday's loss to St. Louis.

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Locke (0-4) gave up three runs on four hits and two walks over 5.2 innings in Wednesday's 8-0 loss to the Mets. He struck out four.

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Locke (0-3) gave up five runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out two over four innings in a loss to the Cubs on Thursday.

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Locke (0-2) allowed three runs on five hits and one walk across four innings Saturday. He struck out five.

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Locke (0-2) allowed three runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out just three batters over 5.1 innings during Sunday's loss to the Pirates.

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Locke (0-1) gave up four runs -- three earned -- on four hits and four walks over 4.2 innings against the Cubs on Tuesday. He also threw three wild pitches.

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Locke allowed one run on three hits over 5.2 innings while striking out seven but had to settle for a no-decision in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Diamondbacks.

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Locke (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list and is scheduled to start Thursday against the Diamondbacks, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Manager Don Mattingly said Locke (shoulder) could take Vance Worley's place in the starting rotation upon activation, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Locke saw his earned run average worsen for the third straight season in 2015, jumping from 3.52 to 3.91 to 4.49 (in a career-high 168.1 innings). While his average fastball velocity improved to 91.3 mph, he yielded more hits (178) than ever before. His 16.5 pitches thrown per inning were the fifth-most among NL starters. After parts of five seasons in the majors, Locke may find himself looking for a fresh start in 2016. He throws an impressive changeup but it seems like National League hitters have pretty much figured him out. As a result, a full-time shift to the bullpen may be on tap.

2015

Locke doesn't throw hard (90.5 mph fastball) or strike many batters out (6.10 K/9), but a deceptive changeup keeps batters off balance. So long as he finds the strike zone -- he improved from 4.4 BB/9 in 2013 to 2.7 BB/9 last season -- he has a chance to be effective. The southpaw made nine unimpressive Triple-A starts (4.14 ERA, 1.46 WHIP) before Pittsburgh summoned him to the big leagues, where he compiled a 7-6 record, 3.91 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 89:40 K:BB ratio in 21 starts (131.1 innings). Locke, who will battle for the fourth or fifth spot in the rotation, has proven to be a streaky pitcher and can help fantasy teams for short periods of time when hot. The offseason re-acquisition of mentor A.J. Burnett can only help the still-impressionable left-hander.

2014

Locke went from surprise All-Star pitcher to picked-over starter in 2013. The 26-year-old lefty held the staff together early on, when injuries to A.J. Burnett, Wandy Rodriguez and others threatened to derail the Pirates' season. Expected to battle for the team's fifth rotation spot in spring training, Locke went 9-2 with a 2.11 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and .226 BABIP. After that, his numbers slipped to a 6.66 ERA, 1.98 WHIP and .393 BABIP. The lefty's inability to command the strike zone resulted in his decline. At 26, he still has room to grow, especially after his rookie season, but it would be unwise to value Locke as anything more than an end-game pick.

2013

Locke's modus operandi with the Pirates in 2012 was to pitch lights-out baseball for several innings and then get rocked for a big inning. Whether that's nerves, inexperience or endemic of his future career remains to be seen. Most likely, it's case of a little of all three things. On the plus side, he reached 94 mph with his fastball in several of his last starts. He isn't known as a particularly hard thrower, but if he finds a way to sustain that level, that could cure a lot of his struggles. The lefty has experienced minor league success mostly by mixing his pitches. Locke registered an impressive 131:43 K:BB ratio at Triple-A, and pitching for Pittsburgh mostly in September, the 25-year-old compiled a 5.50 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 34.1 innings. He'll compete for the fifth starter's role in early 2013, but will have to impress with studs Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon right around the corner.

2012

Lackluster describes Locke's first go-around in the majors last year. Pittsburgh felt the 24-year-old lefty was worthy of a big league shot despite pitching primarily for Double-A Altoona in 2011. Locke threw 125 frames for the Curve (4.03 ERA, 1.312 WHIP) before jumping to Triple-A. He gave up just seven runs in five starts for Indianapolis, prompting the Pirates to take a look at him in September. WIth a 6.48 ERA and 1.860 WHIP, Locke struggled in his four starts and looked even worse, if that's possible. The left-hander figures to start 2012 at Triple-A. Perhaps another experience in the high minors will wean him off of the deer-in-the-headlights look he displayed in his short stay with Pittsburgh.

2011

Locke is a 23-year-old lefty with a 90 mph fastball and off-speed pitches decent enough to miss bats. Acquired as part of the package for Nate McLouth in 2009, Locke compiled a 12-5 record with a 3.56 ERA and 1.146 WHIP split between High-A and Double-A in 2010. He also finished with an impressive 8.7 K/9IP and 139:26 K:BB ratio. Locke came up big in the Double-A playoffs, fashioning a 1.54 ERA in 11.2 innings en route to a championship. Nothing stands out in particular with Locke, but he gets the job done. He'll likely get his first shot pitching at the Triple-A level in 2011 and his performance there will go along way toward determining whether he's another depth starter or a pitcher with fantasy-worthy potential.

2008

Locke, Atlanta's second-round pick in 2006 out of high school, had an outstanding 74:8 K:BB ratio over 61 innings for Danville in the Appalachian League. While not overpowering, he has a low-90s fastball with good command. A strong season at Low-A could put him on the fast track for the majors.