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The start of the regular season is less than two weeks away,
but the market for free agent Kyle Lohse appears to be getting cloudier. Lohse
will reportedly not wait until the June MLB Draft to sign, and several teams –
including the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City
Royals, Los Angeles Angels and Cincinnati Reds were connected to the
The Brewers and Rangers continue to be the two teams most
tied to Lohse. However, Texas has maintained that it is willing to enter the
season using in-house options – including Nick Tepesch, Justin Grimm, Randy Wells
or Robbie Ross – to fill their final rotation spot. The Brewers, on the other
hand, are hesitant to surrender their first-round draft pick to sign Lohse.
The Royals are not interested in Lohse, but the Angels have
completed closed the door on the possibility of signing the 34-year-old. There
has been speculation that the Reds could get involved, but genera...
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When the Cardinals made their qualifying offer to Kyle Lohse, they were counting on two things: (1) that Lohse and greedy agent Scott Boras would like turn it down and (2) as a result they would get a draft pick from the supplemental round (between the first and second rounds of the draft).
However, that may no longer be the case.
Any team who signs Lohse would lose their first...
Achieving parity in sports is a constant balancing act, and the governing rules which (attempt t0) create such a level playing field are like a pendulum, swinging back and forth in either direction. That all being said, the pendulum governing Major League Baseball’s free agents has swung too far against the players, and with Kyle Lohse serving as a prime example, need to be amended...
The Texas Rangers have continuously been linked to pitcher Kyle Lohse yet continue to publicly deny interest in the free agent. Lohse has been linked to a variety of teams over the winter but thus far all have denied any interest in the right hander. The failure of Lohse to sign a deal is a combination of two things
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It would be an upset if the Colorado Rockies signed Kyle Lohse. But that hasn’t stopped the Rockies from doing their due diligence on the free-agent right-hander, inquiring about him with different people in the game, major-league sources say.
The Rockies only would sign Lohse “if by a very, very remote chance he just flat-out doesn’t have anything,” according to one source...
The New York Yankees act like they're in jail. They're not.
They could sign free-agent right-hander Kyle Lohse and then trade either right-hander Ivan Nova or right-hander David Phelps for the offense they so desperately need.
General manager Brian Cashman, however, wants no part of Lohse.
"I don't think it would make any sense whatsoever," Cashman said....
(Photo: Lohse doing his Tony LaRussa impersonation.)
After the Brewers failed to secure the services of longtime nemesis Ryan Dempster, the next best option on the free agent market seemed to be Kyle Lohse. Considering that the Brewers’ 2011 division title was attributable in no small part to the acquisitions of Zack Greinke and Shaun Marcum, it’s understandable that fans...