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Jeff Locke

Jeffrey Alan Locke (twitter: @Jeff_Locke)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: November 20, 1987 in North Conway, NH
High School: A. Crosby Kennett HS (Conway, NH)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft.
Signed June 18, 2006. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 2011 (Age 23.294, 17,706th in MLB history)   vs. FLA 5.0 IP, 5 H, 1 SO, 4 BB, 3 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Pirates 2011-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$3.03M (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.020, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: ACES (Sam & Seth Levinson) [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2011 23 PIT NL 0 3 .000 6.48 4 4 0 0 0 0 16.2 21 12 12 3 10 0 5 1 0 0 78 59 6.74 1.860 11.3 1.6 5.4 2.7 0.50
2012 24 PIT NL 1 3 .250 5.50 8 6 1 0 0 0 34.1 36 21 21 6 11 0 34 1 0 0 148 69 4.43 1.369 9.4 1.6 2.9 8.9 3.09
2013 ★ 25 PIT NL 10 7 .588 3.52 30 30 0 0 0 0 166.1 146 69 65 11 84 4 125 6 2 8 711 101 4.03 1.383 7.9 0.6 4.5 6.8 1.49 AS
2014 26 PIT NL 7 6 .538 3.91 21 21 0 0 0 0 131.1 127 63 57 16 40 2 89 4 0 1 548 92 4.37 1.272 8.7 1.1 2.7 6.1 2.23
2015 27 PIT NL 8 11 .421 4.49 30 30 0 0 0 0 168.1 179 95 84 15 60 4 129 7 0 5 736 86 3.95 1.420 9.6 0.8 3.2 6.9 2.15
2016 28 PIT NL 9 7 .563 5.37 25 19 1 1 1 0 117.1 134 71 70 15 40 2 65 2 0 6 512 77 4.78 1.483 10.3 1.2 3.1 5.0 1.63
6 Yrs 35 37 .486 4.38 118 110 2 1 1 0 634.1 643 331 309 66 245 12 447 21 2 20 2733 86 4.31 1.400 9.1 0.9 3.5 6.3 1.82
162 Game Avg. 10 11 .486 4.38 35 33 1 0 0 0 189 192 99 92 20 73 4 133 6 1 6 815 86 4.31 1.400 9.1 0.9 3.5 6.3 1.82
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2011 23 PIT NL 16.2 4 4 12 6.48 4.22 -0.22 0.16 99.7 4.58 -4 -0.4 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .408 .498
2012 24 PIT NL 34.1 8 6 21 5.50 3.96 -0.05 0.09 92.0 3.78 -7 -0.7 .25 0.0 -0.4 -4 .414 .496
2013 ★ 25 PIT NL 166.1 30 30 69 3.73 4.04 0.38 0.16 94.4 3.59 -2 -0.2 -0.1 1.1 11 .493 .499 $497,500 AS
2014 26 PIT NL 131.1 21 21 63 4.32 3.83 0.16 0.14 99.3 3.78 -7 -0.8 -0.1 0.3 3 .463 .495 $513,000
2015 27 PIT NL 168.1 30 30 95 5.08 4.06 0.15 0.16 98.0 3.99 -20 -2.0 -0.1 -0.7 -6 .433 .488 $531,000
2016 28 PIT NL 117.1 25 19 71 5.45 4.46 0.08 0.13 100.6 4.55 -10 -1.0 .70 -0.1 -0.1 -1 .458 .494
6 Seasons 634.1 118 110 331 4.70 4.08 0.18 0.15 97.5 3.95 -49 -5.1 .59 -0.4 0.0 -0 .457 .494 $1,541,500

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2013 PIT NL 25

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2011 23 PIT NL 4 78 65 12 21 5 0 3 3 1 10 5 .323 .416 .538 .954 .310 35 1 1 1 1 0 0
2012 24 PIT NL 8 148 135 21 36 3 0 6 4 2 11 34 .267 .327 .422 .749 .316 57 3 1 1 0 0 2
2013 25 PIT NL 30 711 603 69 146 28 2 11 8 7 84 125 .242 .336 .350 .686 .283 211 16 6 8 10 4 8
2014 26 PIT NL 21 548 495 63 127 22 2 16 7 6 40 89 .257 .315 .406 .722 .282 201 13 4 6 3 2 5
2015 27 PIT NL 30 736 654 95 179 32 2 15 14 7 60 129 .274 .337 .398 .735 .317 260 13 7 7 8 4 9
2016 28 PIT NL 25 512 460 71 134 35 2 15 9 3 40 65 .291 .349 .474 .823 .312 218 15 2 7 2 2 5
6 Yrs 118 2733 2412 331 643 125 8 66 45 26 245 447 .267 .336 .407 .744 .300 982 61 21 30 24 12 29
162 Game Avg. 35 815 719 99 192 37 2 20 13 8 73 133 .267 .336 .407 .744 .300 293 18 6 9 7 4 9
MLB Averages .254 .318 .401 .719 .298

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2011 23 PIT NL -4.6 -0.4 82 -0.6 1.2 -1.8 1.03 -0.6 -0.0 -5.0 -0.5 1.03 -5.6 0 0 0
2012 24 PIT NL -6.0 -0.6 154 -0.5 2.1 -2.5 .82 -0.4 -0.2 -4.3 -0.4 0.89 -4.4 0 0 2
2013 25 PIT NL 1.5 0.2 737 1.1 13.5 -12.4 1.11 0.0 1.0 6.5 0.7 0.98 1.5 0 0 0
2014 26 PIT NL -4.8 -0.5 564 0.1 8.7 -8.6 .91 -0.3 0.4 -4.9 -0.5 0.90 -3.5 0 0 0
2015 27 PIT NL -14.3 -1.4 759 -2.6 11.1 -13.7 .94 -1.0 -1.7 -17.5 -1.8 0.98 -13.1 0 0 0
2016 28 PIT NL -13.8 -1.3 529 -1.2 8.7 -10.0 .98 -1.2 -0.1 -14.0 -1.4 0.97 -12.9 0 3 3
6 Yrs -42.0 -4.2 2825 -3.8 45.3 -49.0 .98 -3.5 -0.3 -39.3 -3.9 0.96 -38.0 0 3 5

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2011 23 PIT NL 4 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 3 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0% 39.2 47 33 2 0 0 3 2.3 2.8 4.2 74 2 2 0 0 82
2012 24 PIT NL 8 6 1 3 2 0 0 1 5 .167 0 1 0 0 2 33% 45.0 65 27 2 1 0 3 2.5 2.6 5.0 83 3 2 1 0 104
2013 25 PIT NL 30 30 10 7 13 2 2 15 15 .500 4 4 0 0 13 43% 52.3 77 5 16 6 0 10 3.5 3.1 5.5 91 5 18 7 0 108
2014 26 PIT NL 21 21 7 6 8 1 1 12 9 .571 5 3 0 0 13 62% 51.9 76 20 13 4 0 11 4.8 4.3 6.3 93 2 11 8 0 115
2015 27 PIT NL 30 30 8 11 11 2 1 16 14 .533 1 7 0 0 10 33% 48.3 84 20 16 4 0 14 4.1 3.5 5.6 93 1 25 4 0 104
2016 28 PIT NL 25 19 8 7 4 2 0 9 10 .474 0 3 1 1 9 47% 43.3 82 -3 15 4 0 9 4.9 4.7 5.6 90 3 12 4 0 106
6 Yrs 118 110 34 37 39 7 4 54 56 .491 10 18 1 1 47 43% 49 84 -3 64 19 0 50 4.1 3.7 5.6 91 16 70 24 0 115
MLB Averages .500 52% 52 104 -16 4.3 4.1 5.9 95

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
2012 24 PIT NL 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 7 .823 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 2 0 6.5 34
2016 28 PIT NL 25 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .977 0 3 3 2 0 4 0 6 5 0 5 0 5.7 27
2 Yrs 33 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% .942 0 3 5 2 0 6 1 7 7 0 7 0 5.9 29

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2011 23 PIT NL 78 15% 3.9% 6.4% 12.8% 10.3% 38% 0.53 0.83 74% 23% 8.8% 11% 17 1 6%
2012 24 PIT NL 148 27% 4.1% 23.0% 7.4% 6.1% 25% 0.96 1.03 64% 17% 14.0% 16% 25 3 12%
2013 25 PIT NL 711 23% 1.6% 17.6% 11.8% 5.8% 28% 1.17 1.53 67% 22% 5.5% 10% 151 16 11%
2014 26 PIT NL 548 22% 2.9% 16.2% 7.3% 7.3% 32% 1.06 1.53 72% 23% 9.1% 10% 84 13 15%
2015 27 PIT NL 736 23% 2.0% 17.5% 8.2% 6.7% 27% 1.10 1.54 70% 27% 6.6% 9% 154 13 8%
2016 28 PIT NL 512 28% 2.9% 12.7% 7.8% 10.2% 39% 0.95 1.25 75% 25% 8.5% 11% 96 15 16%
6 Yrs 2733 24% 2.4% 16.4% 9.0% 7.3% 31% 1.04 1.42 70% 24% 7.7% 10% 527 61 12%
MLB Averages 46% 2.6% 20.0% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 0.83 1.11 68% 23% 7.8% 13% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2011 23 PIT NL 78 294 3.77 170 57.8% 30.6% 11.8% 21.2% 36.5% 69.4% 0.0% 40.1% 83.1% 42.3% 3.8% 3 3 14.1% 11 5 1 1 4 20.0% 1 0 0 0 0
2012 24 PIT NL 148 563 3.80 367 65.2% 34.1% 14.2% 24.0% 27.8% 65.9% 0.0% 43.0% 78.5% 62.2% 4.1% 6 5 27.7% 41 20 4 12 22 35.3% 5 1 0 0 0
2013 25 PIT NL 713 2715 3.81 1604 59.4% 29.7% 15.3% 24.1% 30.9% 70.3% 1.2% 41.7% 78.2% 58.3% 7.0% 50 30 18.8% 134 72 6 50 74 40.0% 20 16 0 0 0
2014 26 PIT NL 548 1962 3.58 1264 64.7% 29.4% 15.3% 22.4% 32.8% 70.6% 1.1% 45.6% 78.3% 58.0% 4.4% 24 19 22.1% 121 78 13 29 60 32.6% 26 3 0 0 0
2015 27 PIT NL 741 2780 3.75 1753 63.4% 28.2% 15.6% 25.3% 30.8% 71.8% 1.6% 45.5% 78.2% 62.1% 5.8% 43 30 22.8% 169 92 12 31 98 24.0% 20 9 0 0 0
2016 28 PIT NL 513 1876 3.66 1205 64.5% 24.6% 14.3% 27.6% 33.5% 75.4% 1.0% 48.6% 81.1% 61.2% 2.9% 15 8 21.4% 110 63 13 24 39 36.9% 12 6 0 0 0
6 Yrs 2741 10190 3.72 6363 62.7% 28.6% 15.1% 24.7% 31.7% 71.4% 1.1% 44.8% 78.9% 59.6% 5.1% 141 95 21.4% 586 330 49 147 297 32.9% 84 35 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.9% 27.3% 16.2% 27.3% 29.2% 72.7% 1.4% 46.5% 77.7% 60.1% 4.6% 24.3% 23.9%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2011 23 PIT NL 78 21 2 1 3 0 1 3 0 0 3 5 3 0 60% 0 0 0 34 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
2012 24 PIT NL 148 36 7 1 6 0 3 4 2 3 3 5 3 0 60% 2 0 0 49 4 2 67% 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2013 25 PIT NL 711 146 29 4 11 0 17 10 1 9 2 37 20 5 54% 8 8 1 267 8 7 53% 7 7 1 0 0 0 6 5 22 0
2014 26 PIT NL 548 127 21 3 16 0 10 14 2 7 9 29 16 2 55% 5 1 2 163 7 6 54% 4 6 3 0 0 0 5 5 7 0
2015 27 PIT NL 736 179 25 2 15 0 21 10 5 7 8 42 21 5 50% 9 5 1 272 14 7 67% 11 6 3 1 0 0 4 4 18 0
2016 28 PIT NL 512 134 15 4 15 0 13 12 3 5 10 36 17 9 47% 5 6 1 174 9 3 75% 6 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 14 0
6 Yrs 2733 643 99 15 66 0 65 53 13 31 35 154 80 21 52% 29 20 5 959 45 26 63% 32 24 13 2 0 0 18 17 62 0
MLB Averages 52% 72%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2011 23 0 3 .000 6.48 4 4 0 0 0 0 16.2 21 12 12 3 10 0 5 1 0 0 78 59 1.860 11.3 1.6 5.4 2.7 0.50 59
2012 24 1 6 .143 5.82 12 10 1 0 0 0 51.0 57 33 33 9 21 0 39 2 0 0 226 65 1.529 10.1 1.6 3.7 6.9 1.86 65
2013 25 11 13 .458 4.06 42 40 1 0 0 0 217.1 203 102 98 20 105 4 164 8 2 8 937 89 1.417 8.4 0.8 4.3 6.8 1.56 89
2014 26 18 19 .486 4.00 63 61 1 0 0 0 348.2 330 165 155 36 145 6 253 12 2 9 1485 90 1.362 8.5 0.9 3.7 6.5 1.74 90
2015 27 26 30 .464 4.16 93 91 1 0 0 0 517.0 509 260 239 51 205 10 382 19 2 14 2221 89 1.381 8.9 0.9 3.6 6.6 1.86 89
2016 28 35 37 .486 4.38 118 110 2 1 1 0 634.1 643 331 309 66 245 12 447 21 2 20 2733 86 1.400 9.1 0.9 3.5 6.3 1.82 86

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2011 23 1 1 .500 6.35 17.0 22 13 12 3 10 5 1 1.882 11.6 5.3 2.6 0.50 1.6 4
2012 24 2 2 .500 5.29 34.0 38 22 20 6 12 34 1 1.471 10.1 3.2 9.0 2.83 1.6 8
2013 25 9 9 .500 3.80 166.0 160 78 70 12 92 125 7 1.518 8.7 5.0 6.8 1.36 0.7 30
2014 26 7 8 .467 4.26 131.0 137 69 62 17 43 89 4 1.374 9.4 3.0 6.1 2.07 1.2 21
2015 27 8 11 .421 4.88 168.0 188 101 91 16 63 129 7 1.494 10.1 3.4 6.9 2.05 0.9 30
2016 28 6 7 .462 5.15 117.0 140 74 67 16 42 65 2 1.556 10.8 3.2 5.0 1.55 1.2 25
6 Yrs 33 38 .465 4.58 633.0 685 357 322 70 262 447 22 1.496 9.7 6.4 1.71 1.0 118



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Complete Games s c a p y
2016 NL  1 (6th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2016 NL  1 (3rd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  84 (1st)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2013 NL  0.595 (8th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 3 (2222), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 3 (1568), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 3 (1829), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (2923rd), -0.5 career WAR/-0.5 7yr-peak WAR/-0.5 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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