The St. Louis Cardinals have gone their entire season without a decent number five pitcher. With names including Adam Ottavino, P.J Walters, and Blake Hawksworth to names like Jeff Suppan and the infamous Kyle Lohse (not in a good way). What do these pitches have in common? Well their ERA's range from 4.90 to 8.36 which is the five worst ERA's for pitchers with any games played in the 2010 St. Louis roster. If that isnt enough to persuade you to understand that the Redbirds either need another guy on the rubber or the old 4 man rotation will have to come into effect, these five Cardinals have a combined record of 11-25, now if you think this five spot isnt bringing down the house on top of St. Louis I would love to hear it.
I would like to focus on Kyle Lohse for a second before I make a wrap. Well this year starting Cards pitcher Kyle Lohse has only had two starts where he pitched at least seven innings, and in fact in both of the occasions it was only seven when he was yanked, the funny part is, that both of the games ended in losses for the team and a loss and no decision for Kyle. With a 10.43 ERA in the seven days is time for the Cards to bid farewell? Tell me what you think they should do with this 4-8 pitcher.
For next season if the Redbirds were smart they would find a filler for this empty hole. Tell me what you think the front office should about this problem.
Go Cards!!! Get the season over with!!! Thanks Cardinals Fans!!!