Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Talk about being LOCKED IN WITH DREW
It didn't take long for Drew Locke to make himself feel at home back at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi. In his fourth game since re-signing with the Astros' organization and joining the Hooks, Locke hit a grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning that gave Corpus Christi a 4-0 lead. If the Hooks hold on to win the game, it will be their sixth straight victory and fourth straight since Locke came aboard. In his four games as a 2012 Hook, Locke is 7 for 17 with one double, two home runs(counting tonight's slam) and eight RBI.
Locke was the Hooks' MVP in 2009, when he had a legitimate shot at the Texas League triple crown. He played for the Astros' organization in AAA in 2010 and 2011. He was playing for the independent league Sugar Land Skeeters, when the Astros brought him back