Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Jeff Locke tossed six scoreless innings in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the middle test of a four-game set.
Locke (2-1) struck out six and surrendered just two hits and two walks for the Pirates, who have won four of their last five games.
Gaby Sanchez smacked a solo homer and Jason Grilli fanned two in a 1-2-3 ninth to notch his eighth save of the season.
Cole Hamels (0-3) was the hard-luck loser. He struck out six and surrendered two runs on seven hits and a walk over eight innings for Philadelphia, which tallied just four hits and went 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position.