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Scouting Playoff Pitchers: Kyle Lohse
Fastball: 89-91 MPH
Changeup: 78-81 MPH
Slider: 82-84 MPH
Curveball: 73-76 MPH
The Skinny: Kyle Lohse does not possess the fastball he once had in the early days of his career. But, he's become much more crafty as an older pitcher. He still has an outstanding changeup, a pitch that gets him swings and misses as well as groundballs.
Lohse needs to be careful about locating his slider and curveball, as these pitches will get him into trouble if starts to hang them. The same can be said for his fastball. He does not have the velocity to make mistakes in the zone.
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