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Posted: 2/12/2013 9:36 AM
He has to throw like he did in the first half last year and push himself to be better if he doesn't. If he throws like he did in the first half, it is his to lose and someone else will be out of the rotation before he would be.
Posted: 2/12/2013 10:38 AM
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Posted: 2/14/2013 10:03 PM
I think they'll be fine without Lohse, but much depends on what they know about the pitchers' health. They can survive if one of the top four (Waino, Westbrook, Garcia, Lynn) can't go. Two would be hard. It'll be good to get one of the kids acclimated to the rotation this year. In an ideal world, one more of them replaces Westbrook next year. Break the kids in one at a time.
Posted: 2/14/2013 10:13 PM
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Posted: 2/15/2013 8:30 AM
Posted: 2/15/2013 8:37 AM
Domeboys wrote: Mo reiterated again this morning that he isn't bringing in any pitchers. From Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com on twitter:"To those still holding out hope that Kyle Lohse returns: Stop now. #STLCards GM Mozeliak says he doesn't expect the team to add a starter."
Posted: 2/15/2013 9:08 AM
DMENS wrote: Domeboys wrote: Mo reiterated again this morning that he isn't bringing in any pitchers. From Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com on twitter:"To those still holding out hope that Kyle Lohse returns: Stop now. #STLCards GM Mozeliak says he doesn't expect the team to add a starter."Usually when Mo is so adamant about something it is for a good reason. There's more to Lohse they see that they don't like then just the cost of a contract and an already crowded rotation.
Posted: 2/15/2013 11:11 AM
Domeboys wrote: Lynn apparently weighed in at 229 this morning, down 40 pounds from last year. About making the rotation, he said this to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com:"I was an 18-game winner last yr w/ an All-Star appearance. I have to do a lot of things to lose a spot, IMO."What do people think?
Viva El Bierdos wrote this and I COMPLETELY agree:
Lynn also cites his 18 pitching "wins" as the basis for his entitlement to a spot in the rotation. A pitching "win" has as much to do with a pitcher's run support and the performance of that day's relievers as anything the pitcher does on the mound.
A starting pitcher can surrender six runs in 5 1/3 innings and still manage a "no decision" if his offense hits enough. This was Lynn's fate on June 24 against the Royals when the Cards lost 11-8. A starter can also give up six runs in five innings pitched and earn a pitching "win" if his offense plates nine runs that day. Lynn notched a pitching "win" doing just this on July 27 against the Cubs when the Redbirds won by a score of 9-6. A reliever can be credited with a pitching "win" by throwing a single inning and having his offense score the game-winning run the next half-inning. Lynn earned a pitching "win" in this manner on September 9 against Milwaukee.http://www.vivaelbirdos.com/20...-lance-lynns-to
Posted: 2/15/2013 11:40 AM
PadsFS wrote: "A pitching "win" has as much to do with a pitcher's run support and the performance of that day's relievers as anything the pitcher does on the mound."
Last edited 2/15/2013 11:42 AM by Domeboys
Posted: 2/15/2013 11:54 AM
Either way, I think Lynn has his work cut out for him and, for Cardinals fans, that is a good thing.
2 spots for 4 guys and Garcia's shoulder hanging by a thread.Sounds good to me.I honestly think Miller or Rosenthal could win the NL rookie of the year if they pitched in the rotation for the majority of the year.They are that good (and hungry)
Posted: 2/15/2013 12:38 PM
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