After Milwaukee broke out for its most runs of the season, Kyle Lohse hopes his Brewers teammates have enough offense left over to provide him with some much-needed support.
Looking for another strong outing, Lohse tries to help the Brewers to a third straight victory Wednesday night against the visiting San Francisco Giants.
Lohse (0-1, 2.08 ERA) has pitched well during the first two starts of his Milwaukee career, but has nothing to show for it. The right-hander allowed a run in six innings of a 3-1 loss to Arizona on April 5, then gave up two over seven in a 2-0 defeat against his former team in St. Louis on Friday.
"It's a shame you get those kind of outings and sometimes you just don't score," said Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke of Lohse, who signed a three-year, 33 million free agent deal on March 25. "But if he keeps throwing like that, we're going to have a nice year with him."
Lohse's teammates would love to provide him with the kind of support they gave their pitching staf...