Pirates 2, Braves 1

Updated: October 1, 2012, 11:27 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- It hasn't been the easiest fall for the Pittsburgh Pirates. For a night anyway, Jeff Locke gave them something to lean on heading into a long offseason.

The 24-year-old lefthander allowed just two hits over six innings to pick up his first major league win as the Pirates dropped the Braves 2-1 to end Atlanta's shot at winning the National League East.

The Braves, at least, are still heading to the playoffs as a wild card. Those prospects are long gone for Pittsburgh, ...

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