Tuesday, October 16, 2012

STL Today: Lohse will showcase value in Game 3

Kyle Lohse has another prime opportunity to boost his market value.

The National League Championship Series is tied at a game apiece. The Cardinals haven’t enjoyed a strong starting pitching performance since Lohse allowed the Nationals just two hits in seven innings during the previous round.

Now it is his turn again for Game 3, with the Giants countering with staff ace Matt Cain.

Lohse faces an enormous opportunity. Cain ranks among the top pitchers in baseball. He is a standard setter in the industry.

If Lohse measures up, he will make another favorable impression on the industry.

Free agency looms for Lohse and he is hitting the marketplace at an optimal time. Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak will make a qualifying offer, but he admits the team is unlikely to outbid other teams to keep him.

Many franchises ...

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Gordon: Lohse will showcase value in Game 3 : Stltoday

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