MILWAUKEE -- As Kyle Lohse began sending batters back to the visiting dugout again and again, he knew he hadn't pitched out of the stretch in quite some time. Then he realized how many Cincinnati Reds he had retired in a row.
The veteran right-hander sat down 24 of the last 25 batters he faced for his first complete game in over two years in Milwaukee's 5-1 victory.
Lohse was looking to get back on track Friday after two rough outings in his last three starts. Sandwiched around a good performance two starts ago against the Angels, Lohse gave up five runs to Pittsburgh on Aug. 27 and seven runs to the Cubs in his last start on Sept. 6.
"(It) felt good," Lohse said. "You've seen how two out of the last three have gone (for me); I wasn't real happy about especially the last one, giving all that up in the early innings. Today I felt like that second inning, I really probably wouldn't take a pitch back; they just kept finding holes. I was just trying to stick to my gameplan, go out an...