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Post archive for ‘Kyle Lohse’

Carpenter, Lohse and Dave Duncan’s impact

Comparing ERAs of St. Louis Cardinals pitchers with and without Dave Duncan as pitching coach.

Chris Carpenter overreaction reaction

Considering the current state of the St. Louis Cardinals rotation and beyond.

Is Lohse’s delay the system or a price-demand mismatch?

Kyle Lohse is part of a subset of qualifying free agents still looking for a contract. Is the problem the system or his price?

TCN Blog 2012 Cardinals top story #5: Lohse’s contract year

Veteran right-hander Kyle Lohse made what appears to be his final St. Louis Cardinals season a memorable one.

Will Lohse’s win rate translate into Cy Young success?

Looking at the top winning pitchers in recent seasons to evaluate one aspect of Kyle Lohse’s 2012 Cy Young Award candidacy.

Would you use Lohse to force an early decision from Wainwright?

The St. Louis Cardinals’ two best pitchers this season are heading for free agency this fall and next. Should the team try to lock up the second before losing the first?

It is time for us to stop taking Kyle Lohse for granted

St. Louis Cardinal Kyle Lohse has quietly put together one of the best seasons among National League pitchers.

Where would the Cardinals be without Lohse and Westbrook?

Two starters some fans wanted the St. Louis Cardinals to get rid of are leading the staff in the early going in 2012.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Monday, 1/16

St. Louis Cardinals photos from Monday’s third and final session of the 2012 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Vote for your Cardinals NLDS starting pitchers

The St. Louis Cardinals have a number of choices as they set their playoff rotation. Who would you start and why?

Cardinals pitchers log best three-game series since 1972

The St. Louis Cardinals had a trio of unusually well-pitched games this past weekend – their best in almost four decades.

Breaking down Kyle Lohse’s 2011 success

St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Kyle Lohse has returned to 2008 form this season. Ian Walton helps us understand how.

Lohse joins select Cardinals few with April gem

On Thursday, Kyle Lohse pitched one of the best April games in St. Louis Cardinals history.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #6: The Penny/Lohse injuries

On consecutive days in late May, starters Brad Penny and Kyle Lohse went down with injuries that would wreck their personal seasons and arguably that of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Using WAR to identify Cardinals bargains and busts in 2010

Looking at WAR and player salaries to determine which players helped and hurt the 2010 St. Louis Cardinals.

The Lohse-Suppan tandem

Why not pair up a couple of St. Louis Cardinals’ five-inning starters every fifth day?

What to do with Kyle Lohse?

Considering from every angle the actions the St. Louis Cardinals could take with rehabbing pitcher Kyle Lohse.

Top Ten Reasons Why Kyle Lohse Doesn’t Want to Make a Fourth Rehab Start

Despite shaky results to date, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse isn’t happy about having to make another minor league rehab start.

Lohse adds to list of Cardinals tough-luck starts

Kyle Lohse deserved a win on Saturday after tossing seven innings of one-run ball for the St. Louis Cardinals, but instead took a no-decision.

Cardinals starting streak broken at seven; not close to record

The St. Louis Cardinals’ run of seven consecutive starts of seven innings or more allowing two or fewer runs ended Tuesday night in Arizona. The team record may be 12, set in 1944.

Smoltz and Lohse: Different post-season bullpen histories

Now available in relief, two veteran Cardinals starters have been there before.

Cardinals starters keeping the ball in the park

St. Louis Cardinals starters lead the National League in ERA and in fewest home runs allowed.

Cardinals Minor Matters: June 2

A collection of recent St. Louis Cardinals-related links of interest with a little commentary mixed in.

More on Cardinals stinginess streaks

Curious about the best St. Louis pitching performances over five games and more during the last 50 years? If so, it’s right here!

April highs and May Lohse

Kyle Lohse is being asked to open the homestand coming off a very rough period for the St. Louis Cardinals. The question is whether or not he is up to the task.

Can the Cardinals sweep the Mets?

How the Thursday afternoon pitchers match up against the opposing lineups.

Lohse vs. Dempster – Start ‘em or sit ‘em?

How might the Cardinals and Cubs Saturday starting pitchers fare against the opposing lineups?

Going beyond three years just feels wrong

The St. Louis Cardinals may have some good reasons to be nervous about going beyond three years on player contracts.

Lohse and Pettitte – One timed it right

Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte turned down a deal earlier in the off-season and had to settle for potentially less later on. Cardinals hurler Kyle Lohse may have done precisely the opposite.

Top 20 Cardinals Stories of 2008: #6-10

Brian Walton’s look back at the biggest stories across the St. Louis Cardinal Nation during 2008 continues with those ranked six through ten.

Ex-Cardinals News: Mulder, Edmonds, Looper

Former St. Louis Cardinals Mark Mulder, Jim Edmonds and Braden Looper are in the news as all three search for new 2009 homes.