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When word leaked out yesterday that the Brewers had come to a three-year/$33 million agreement with Kyle Lohse, a lot of Pirate fans immediately started wondering why the Pirates didn't make more of a push for Lohse given their current rotation woes. There are a lot of fairly straightforward answers to this question: Lohse is due for some regression and is much more likely to be a ~3.50 ERA/2 WAR guy in 2013 than the
One question that I thought was interesting, though, was this: why can the Pirates trade a draft pick for Gaby Sanchez (under the new CBA the picks from the ******** competitive balance lottery are tradeable and the Pirates swapped the 35th overall pick in next year's draft along with Gorkys Hernandez for Gaby Sanchez) but not Kyle Lohse? The answer is complicated, but it's also interesting and worth diving into.
The first step is to note that the gap between Sanchez and Lohse might not be as big as you think. If you go to their Fangraphs pages and...
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Kyle Lohse finally found a team. After waiting almost to the brink of opening day, Lohse signed with the Milwaukee Brewers for 3 years/$33 million. A bit less than what he and agent Scott Boras were hoping for, but at least they got a deal done.
However, when I first heard about the signing, I immediately thought back to the Brewers signing of Jeff Suppan. In case you forgot...
Kyle Lohse finally signed with a team today, and that means he should be off your fantasy team by this weekend.Look, if he's on your waiver wire, you've got to add him. Unless you found a mega sleeper, he's going to be better than your last-round pick. And if you drafted him in a late round, waiting for the day he would sign, that's a smooth move. But I don't...
The signing of free-agent right-hander Kyle Lohse gives the Milwaukee Brewers five players who will earn a combined $61.5 million in 2014, according to Cot's Baseball Contracts.
Owner Mark Attanasio, however, said Tuesday that the team's rising payroll will not prevent the Brewers from trying to re-sign first baseman Corey Hart, a potential free agent, or pursuing other...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers have reached agreement on a three-year contract worth $33 million.
Several media outlets reported the deal Monday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because an official announcement was expected later in the day.
The 34-year-old Lohse joined...
LHP Kyle Lohse has finally found a home for 2013. The former-Phillie and former-St. Louis Cardinal starting pitcher has signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, as first reported by CBS' Jon Heyman. The 34-year-old spent the last five seasons of his career with the Cardinals, where he won a...
CBS’ Sports Jon Heyman is reporting today that free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse will be signing with the Milwaukee Brewers-
Lohse to sign with brewers
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 25, 2013
Lohse was the prize of the free agents left, but signing the veteran starter would have cost a team their first round pick. The Brewers will forfeit the #17 selection in the upcoming MLB...
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Kyle Lohse has packed his bags and now he can buy his plane ticket because he finally has a destination for 2013, Milwaukee. The Brewers have reached an agreement (pending a physical) with Lohse for 3 years and $33 million. The 34 year old right-hander should slot in behind Gallardo as the Brew Crew’s 2nd starter once he is ready to join the rotation...
The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a multiyear contract with free agent right-hander Kyle Lohse pending a physical, according to multiple reports.
CBS Sports reports the contract is worth 33 million over three years.
Lohse, 34, went 16-3 with a 2.86 ERA in 33 starts and 211 innings for St. Louis in 2012.
Despite finishing seventh in the National League Cy Young voting last season...
After holding out almost all of spring training, it appears former Cardinals starter Kyle Lohse has finally landed with a new team.
On Monday Lohse reportedly signed a three-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. News of the deal was first reported by CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.
One of the major sticking points that caused so many teams reluctance on Lohse was the fact that signing...
Mark Attanasio saw the writing on the wall. His Milwaukee Brewers were not likely to compete for a division title, and possibly not even a Wild Card berth, with the rotation the club was going to trot to start the season.
It was something that wasn't hard to see coming.
Kyle Lohse was available. The Brewers needed at least one more experienced starting pitcher in order to join...
Could THIS be the guy who never plays until Corey Hart comes back in May?
Note: This post was being written when it was announced that the Brewers were signing Kyle Lohse. The transaction is in stark contrast to much of the intro, but I'll be goddamned if I'm going to re-write it. Just pretend this was written Friday or something. Cool?
Every mid-February when pitchers...
Today, we're going to begin previewing the major awards going into the 2013 season. We'll take a look at the MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year favorites in both the American and National Leagues, kicking off with the ROY today. We've also got some other goodies planned, so keep your eyes here today.
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