Found August 11, 2013 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
The Bucs let another lead slip away and came out of Colorado empty handed on Sunday afternoon, as the Rockies completed a sweep with a 3-2 victory. Just like Saturday night, the game was going pretty well for a while. The Bucs scored a couple of quick runs when Pedro Alvarez crushed a homer and Andrew McCutchen brought in Clint Barmes with an infield hit. Jeff Locke was pitching well – much better than he’s been in recent weeks. He went back in to “not giving up any hits” mode, allowing just three. He did walk four, but one was intentional and that’s been a fairly constant thing with him. He did a great job of pitching, got a big K when he needed it to help escape a jam, and worked around a bad Barmes error that should’ve been an inning ending DP. Jeff was charged with two runs (one earned) but neither was really his fault. The first one came on a completely phantom balk call – Jeff stepped off and threw a runner out after he broke early, and the ump made a completely incorrect balk...
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