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Jeff Locke

Jeff Locke

Jeff Locke is an intriguing young left handed starter with the frame, athleticism and stuff to become a quality major league starting pitcher.

  • Allowed three earned runs or less in seven of his 10 starts this year for Single-A Myrtle Beach of the Carolina League.
  • Entered the season ranked as the seventh-best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America.
  • Was originally selected by Atlanta in the second round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft from A. Crosby Kennett High School in New Hampshire.
  • During his second professional season in 2007, Locke finished tied for second in the Appalachian League with seven wins and 74 strikeouts and third in strikeouts per 9.0ip (11.17).
  • Was rated the eighth-best prospect in the Braves farm system and fifth-best prospect in the Appalachian League by Baseball America in 2007.
  • Ranked fourth in the Appalachian League and fifth among starting pitchers in the Atlanta farm system with a 2.66 ERA in 2007 and was also named to Baseball America's post-season All-Star team.

See Jeff Locke's stats and bio page at MiLB.com »