MILWAUKEE For those who feel spring training is too long, Kyle Lohse is making a very compelling case in support of the argument.
After signing a three-year, 33 million deal with the Brewers in time to make just one spring training start, Lohse was expected to go through some early season hiccups as he settled in.
Instead, Lohse has had been in midseason form, showing impeccable command for any pitcher, let alone one who signed a week before Opening Day. In three starts, Lohse has allowed just six earned runs in 20 innings while walking just one. While it's still early, the veteran right-hander has been exactly what the Brewers have needed as he prepares to make his fourth start of the season Monday night in San Diego.
"I've felt good even though I didn't have a spring," Lohse said. "I think the most important thing for me was just doing my work. I don't need to see the reaction of big league hitters in spring training. I'm not a guy who is going ...