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Kyle Lohse

37-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

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After seeming like an ageless pitcher for the past few years, everything unraveled for Lohse in 2015. He posted the second worst ERA of his career at 5.85, the most losses in his career at 13 and was ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 214   DOB: 10/4/1978   BORN: Chico, CA   COLLEGE: Butte (CA) CC   DRAFTED: 29th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor-league deal with the Rangers in May of 2016.

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Kyle Lohse Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 26 MAJ MIN 31 30 0 178.7 211 83 22 86 44 9 13 0 4.18 1.43
2006 27 AAA ROC 4 4 0 24.0 15 4 1 12 6 2 1 0 1.50 0.88
2006 27 MAJ CIN 12 11 0 63.0 70 32 7 51 19 3 5 0 4.57 1.41
2006 27 MAJ MIN 22 8 0 63.7 80 50 8 46 25 2 5 0 7.07 1.65
2006  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ CIN/MIN 34 19 0 126.7 150 82 15 97 44 5 10 0 5.83 1.53
2007 28 MAJ CIN 22 21 1 131.7 143 67 16 80 33 6 12 0 4.58 1.34
2007 28 MAJ PHI 13 11 0 61.0 64 32 6 42 24 3 0 0 4.72 1.44
2007  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CIN/PHI 35 32 1 192.7 207 99 22 122 57 9 12 0 4.62 1.37
2008 29 MAJ STL 33 33 0 200.0 211 84 18 119 49 15 6 0 3.78 1.30
2009 30 AA SPR 1 1 0 4.7 3 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 3.86 1.50
2009 30 AAA MEM 1 1 0 6.0 2 0 0 6 2 1 0 0 0.00 0.67
2009 30 MAJ STL 23 22 1 117.7 125 62 16 77 36 6 10 0 4.74 1.37
2010 31 AA SPR 1 1 0 5.0 12 5 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 9.00 2.40
2010 31 AAA MEM 1 3 0 14.0 9 5 3 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.21 0.79
2010 31 MAJ STL 18 18 0 92.0 129 67 9 54 35 4 8 0 0 0 6.55 1.78
2011 32 MAJ STL 30 30 1 188.3 178 71 16 111 42 14 8 0 0 0 3.39 1.17
2012 33 MAJ STL 33 33 0 211.0 192 67 19 143 38 16 3 0 0 0 2.86 1.09
2013 34 MAJ MIL 32 32 1 198.7 196 74 26 125 36 11 10 0 0 0 3.35 1.17
2014 35 MAJ MIL 31 31 2 198.3 183 78 22 141 45 13 9 0 0 0 3.54 1.15
2015 36 MAJ MIL 37 22 0 152.3 180 99 29 108 43 5 13 2 0 2 5.85 1.46
2016 37 AAA ROU 8 8 0 45.2 49 28 6 33 11 3 4 0 0 0 5.52 1.33
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3-Year Averages     33 28 1 183.1 186 83 25 124 41 9 10 0 0 0 4.08 1.24
Career  (View All)     456 416 9 2,522.3 2,696 1,226 312 1,612 689 147 141 2 4.37 1.34

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Kyle Lohse Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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Kyle Lohse Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201531254268019213.285
201438358248813313.254

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015353541710015016.307
20144348321952019.239

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201567.73804720187.711.73
201482.74306312102.720.96

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201584.72526123114.361.25
2014115.79607833124.121.29
Kyle Lohse Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 26 MAJ MIN 31 30 178.7 4.33 2.22 1.95 1.11 73.8% 4.18 4.60 .311
2006 27 AAA ROC 4 4 24.0 4.50 2.25 2.00 0.38 85% 1.50 3.49 .201
2006 27 MAJ CIN 12 11 63.0 7.29 2.71 2.68 1.00 0.98 69.5% 4.57 3.96 .332
2006 27 MAJ MIN 22 8 63.7 6.50 3.53 1.84 1.13 0.98 56.7% 7.07 4.61 .350
2006  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ CIN/MIN 34 19 126.7 6.89 3.13 2.20 1.07 0.98 62.6% 5.83 4.28 .342
2007 28 MAJ CIN 22 21 131.7 5.47 2.26 2.42 1.09 0.86 68.1% 4.58 4.34 .304
2007 28 MAJ PHI 13 11 61.0 6.20 3.54 1.75 0.89 0.86 68.3% 4.72 4.32 .308
2007  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CIN/PHI 35 32 192.7 5.70 2.66 2.14 1.03 0.86 68.2% 4.62 4.34 .305
2008 29 MAJ STL 33 33 200.0 5.36 2.20 2.43 0.81 1.20 72.7% 90.8 MPH 3.78 3.94 .303
2009 30 AA SPR 1 1 4.7 5.79 7.71 0.75 1.93 83.3% 3.86 7.27 .164
2009 30 AAA MEM 1 1 6.0 9.00 3.00 3.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.70 .155
2009 30 MAJ STL 23 22 117.7 5.89 2.75 2.14 1.22 1.19 68.3% 90.1 MPH 4.74 4.61 .300
2010 31 AA SPR 1 1 5.0 7.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 58.3% 9.00 1.60 .543
2010 31 AAA MEM 1 3 14.0 9.00 1.29 7.00 1.93 75% 3.21 4.41 .191
2010 31 MAJ STL 18 18 92.0 5.28 3.42 1.54 0.88 1.28 62.6% 89.6 MPH 6.55 4.54 .369
2011 32 MAJ STL 30 30 188.3 5.30 2.01 2.64 0.76 1.19 73% 89.4 MPH 3.39 3.84 .278
2012 33 MAJ STL 33 33 211.0 6.10 1.62 3.76 0.81 1.12 77.3% 89.5 MPH 2.86 3.61 .277
2013 34 MAJ MIL 32 32 198.7 5.66 1.63 3.47 1.18 1.12 76.7% 89.6 MPH 3.35 4.23 .281
2014 35 MAJ MIL 31 31 198.3 6.40 2.04 3.13 1.00 1.13 72.8% 89.4 MPH 3.54 4.02 .278
2015 36 MAJ MIL 37 22 152.3 6.38 2.54 2.51 1.71 1.22 63.9% 89.4 MPH 5.85 5.18 .320
2016 37 AAA ROU 8 8 45.2 6.57 2.19 3.00 1.19 59.3% 5.52 4.33 .313
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3-Year Averages     33 28 183.1 6.09 2.02 3.02 1.23 71.3% 4.08 4.29 .291
Career     456 416 2,522.3 5.75 2.46 2.34 1.11 70.3% 4.37 4.38 .302

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2016 Stat Review for Kyle Lohse    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.00 K/BB
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6.57 K/9
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2.19 BB/9
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0.0 MPH Fastball
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1.2 HR/9
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0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.52 ERA
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1.33 WHIP
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4.33 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.313 BABIP
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59.3% Strand Rate
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Kyle Lohse: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lohse will report to Triple-A Round Rock on Sunday and will be activated shortly thereafter, Rangers VP of Communications John Blake reports.

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Lohse agreed to a minor league contract with the Rangers on Friday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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Lohse allowed one run on one hit, walking two and striking out four over three innings to register a save in the Brewers' 10-3 win against the Nationals on Friday night.

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Lohse has been removed from the Brewers' rotation and will pitch out of the bullpen going forward, MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports.

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Lohse's rotation spot will be discussed after taking his 13th loss of the season Sunday, allowing nine hits and four earned runs over 4.1 innings, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Lohse allowed four runs on five hits and three walks over 6.2 innings in his 12th loss Monday against San Francisco.

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The Brewers will go with six starters this week with Wily Peralta returning from the DL, but it doesn't appear to be a long-term plan. "Just for this run, we'll have six men," manager Craig Counsell said. "Then we'll see where we stand."

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Lohse (5-11) was tagged for five runs on 10 hits and three walks over five innings Wednesday in a loss to Cleveland.

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2016

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2015

Lohse was a steady presence in the Brewers’ rotation, tossing nearly 200 innings and giving up more than three runs just seven times in his 31 starts. He doesn’t strike out many batters, but he had three of his best four strikeout seasons over the last three years, and has won at least 11 games four years in a row. He is 36 years old but isn’t showing any obvious signs of decline, so he figures to provide similar production in 2015.

2014

The Brewers signed Lohse late in spring training in order to solidify the rotation, and though nearly everyone else in the rotation faltered, Lohse was consistently effective, giving up more than four earned runs in just four of his 32 starts. Lohse gave up a lot of home runs last year -- mostly in bunches -- but he finished with the third best strikeout total of his career, and also tied his career best with a 1.6 BB/9. Lohse has put together three quality seasons in a row, so though he is an underwhelming fantasy option thanks to his low strikeout totals, he should remain one of the better pitchers in the Brewers’ rotation.

2013

Though the Cardinals offered Lohse a nice one-year deal to stay in St. Louis, the 34-year-old right-hander is looking for a multi-year deal in the wake of the best year of his career. It didn't seem like he'd be able to improve on his performance in 2011 with a 5.3 K/9 and .277 BABIP, but the strikeout rate went up, the BABIP stayed about the same and the walk rate and hit rate went down and voila: 2.86 ERA and 1.09 WHIP. It's expected that a team is going to give three years to Lohse expecting him to repeat his 2011-2012 run, but it still just doesn't seem sustainable in the long run.

2012

Lohse bounced back from a terrible 2010 to have the best season of his career. His BABIP plummeted and his strand rate moved to a more normal level, but that 1.168 WHIP was still one of the more inexplicable stats of 2011. There are plenty of reasons to think he won't repeat his numbers given his last season's low 5.3 K/9IP and .278 BABIP. Still, he'll be the No. 4 or 5 starter for St. Louis.

2011

Lohse will be the fifth starter for the Cardinals this season unless they find someone better. That shouldn't be too hard, as his 18-start stint gave him an ERA and WHIP that would have torched most fantasy teams. It can't all be blamed on Lohse, however, as a forearm injury kept him out of action for nearly three months and his first several starts after his reinstatement from the DL may have indicated he wasn't ready to pitch. That said, a healthy Lohse doesn't come recommended either.

2010

A surprise 15-game winner in 2008, Lohse never got right last season as forearm and groin injuries sent him to the DL twice. He's a hittable pitcher who rode his excellent walk rate to a career year in 2008, but returned to his normal levels when that walk rate jumped even a tiny bit. Depending on how things shake out this offseason, he could be the third or fourth pitcher in the St. Louis rotation in 2010.

2009

Where did that come from? Lohse was a pleasant surprise for the Cards last year, going 15-6 with a 3.78 ERA, and with a brand-spanking-new four-year contract with a no-trade clause, he should stay in the St. Louis rotation for awhile. Just note that he never had an ERA below 4.18 prior to last season, before you decide to add him to your own rotation.

2008

The Phillies, who went 9-4 in Lohse's 13 appearances, have contacted the right-hander's agent about bringing him back. He's durable and has a live arm in a soft market for starting pitchers, so there's likely to be interest. Lohse went 3-0 in 11 starts, his ERA was a bit high at 4.72, but he was able to get outs when he needed to and he finished the season, (combined Philadelphia and Cincinnati records) at 9-12 with two complete games.

2007

Reds GM Wayne Krivsky should be given a little credit for local knowledge on this one -- Lohse was much better after he came over in a trade for minor league prospect Zach Ward, bumping up his strikeout rate and lowering his hit rate. That said, even the new-and-improved Lohse is still pretty mediocre, a fourth starter at best. Break glass only in the case of emergency with Lohse.

2006

While Lohse rebounded from his ugly 5.68 ERA in 2004, there wasn't much in his 2005 season to build upon. While his K/BB rate improved slightly, his strikeout rates continued to drop and he raised questions about his composure with a late-season tirade in which he hurt his finger while punching a wall. Unless Lohse's strikeout rates return to his 2003 levels, he's not a good bet to return to his early promise.

2005

Everything was ugly about Lohse's 2004 season. His ERA was an eye-popping 5.34. His strikeouts were down and his walks were up from his 2003 breakout season. He had a poor first half and even worse second half to the season. While we think he's enough of a strikeout pitcher to rebound, there really are not too many signs to indicate a turnaround is a sure thing. He'll start the season with a job in the Minnesota rotation. If you see signs he's turned things around, jump to pick him up but don't risk too much.

2004

Lohse should rebound from a mediocre season as he continued to post a solid K:BB ratio, and found his way after a midseason slump. Lohse was having a fine season until an eight game stretch starting in July where he went 0-5 with a 10.95 ERA. Home runs allowed were his problem, with 11 allowed over that stretch. If he can keep the ball in the park, he should be able to repeat his 14 wins with a lower ERA.

2003

Lohse moved into the rotation after the Twins suffered injuries in their starting rotation and had a break-out season. He had a strong second half (3.04 ERA) and is the top candidate for the fifth starter job along with Johan Santana.