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29 Josh Lindblom SP

Milwaukee Brewers

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September 26, 2020 10:36 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Early exit in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (2-4) took the loss in the second game of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, giving up three runs on four hits and a walk over 2.1 innings. He struck out two.

While Milwaukee's bullpen would add plenty of fuel to the fire in an eventual 9-1 loss, Lindblom wasn't effective to kick things off, needing 47 pitches (28 strikes) to record his seven outs. The right-hander's return to the majors in 2020 did not go smoothly, and he'll finish the campaign with a 5.16 ERA and 1.28 WHIP despite a strong 52:16 K:BB over 45.1 innings.

September 25, 2020 12:56 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Set to start nightcap Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom will start Game 2 of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, Adam McCalvy of reports.

Lindblom will stay on normal rest to start the nightcap, with Brent Suter taking the ball in Game 1. The right-hander will look to pick up his third win and try to lower his 4.81 ERA.

September 21, 2020 12:28 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Picks up second win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (2-3) allowed one run on three hits across 5.1 innings Sunday, striking out two and earning the win over Kansas City.

Lindblom kept the Royals scoreless through five innings before he left the game and was charged with a run allowed by Freddy Peralta in the sixth. Over his last two starts, he's allowed just one run over 10.1 innings, lowering his ERA from 6.06 to 4.81 in the process. Lindblom will make his final start of the season Friday at home against St. Louis.

September 20, 2020 10:40 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Reinstated ahead of start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom was reinstated from the bereavement list ahead of Sunday's start against the Royals, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Ben Gamel (quad) was moved to the 10-day IL to open up a roster spot for Lindblom, who will be looking to build on Monday's six-strikeout gem against St. Louis. Even if he's not so great in his return Sunday, Lindblom will likely get another start with the Brewers playing eight games next week, including a doubleheader Friday.

September 18, 2020 06:16 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: To return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (personal) will start Sunday against the Royals, Will Sammon of The Athletic reports.

Lindblom was placed on the bereavement list Wednesday, but he's expected back after a relatively short stay. He owns an unimpressive 5.26 ERA in 37.2 innings this season but has a considerably better 4.15 FIP, as he's striking out 29.8 percent of opposing batters while walking an acceptable 9.3 percent.

September 16, 2020 03:32 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Placed on bereavement list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom landed on the bereavement list Wednesday.

Players typically miss around three days on the bereavement list. Lindblom's next start isn't expected to come until Monday at the earliest, so he shouldn't end up missing a turn in the rotation even if pandemic-related protocols delay his return by a day or two.

September 14, 2020 10:44 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Fans six in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom tossed five scoreless innings during the win over the Cardinals in Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader, allowing three hits while fanning six. He did not issue a walk and did not factor in the decision.

It was a solid showing for Lindblom, who was temporarily taken out of the rotation following a shaky outing Sept. 1. The performance dropped the right-hander's ERA to 5.26 and improved his K:BB to 48:15. Given his success Monday, Lindblom figures to stick in the rotation going forward, with his next start likely to come Sunday against Kansas City.

September 14, 2020 03:24 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Rejoins rotation Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom will start Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader against the Cardinals, Sophia Minnaert of Fox Sports Wisconsin reports.

The veteran right-hander made two relief appearances over the past week, but he'll return to the rotation with the Brewers playing five games against the Cardinals in the next three days. A solid outing Monday could provide Lindblom a couple more starting chances over the final two weeks of the season. He has a 6.06 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 42:15 K:BB over 32.2 innings.

September 10, 2020 11:00 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Makes second relief appearance
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom pitched the final frame of the Brewers 19-0 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday.

Lindblom was skipped in the Brewers' rotation this week, but manager Craig Counsell still wanted to get him some work, so he used him in relief both Sunday and Wednesday. Lindblom figures to rejoin the rotation early next week, as the Brewers will play two doubleheaders and one other game over the course of three days.

September 6, 2020 04:00 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Getting skipped in rotation
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom's next turn in the rotation will be skipped, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports.

The Brewers had an off day Thursday and will have two more Monday and next Thursday, so they won't need a full rotation any time soon. The veteran righty hasn't been anything special in his return stateside, even if you look at his 4.83 FIP rather than his 6.46 ERA, though his 29.0 percent strikeout rate is considerably above his 22.3 percent career mark.

September 2, 2020 01:00 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Hit hard by Tigers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (1-3) allowed four earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four across five innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Tigers.

Lindblom got through the first two innings without issue but fell apart from there. He allowed a leadoff home run in the third inning, accounting for the first of the four earned runs he allowed across his next two frames. This outing marked the third time in his last five starts that Lindblom has allowed more than three earned runs, none of which lasted more than five innings. For the season, Lindblom now has a 6.46 ERA with a 40:15 K:BB across 30.2 frames. He'll look to get on track in his next start, currently projected to come Tuesday in a rematch at Detroit.

August 28, 2020 11:05 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Takes loss against Reds
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (1-2) was tagged with the loss in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Reds. He allowed two runs on three hits and one walk while fanning four across four innings.

Lindblom hasn't been able to pitch more than four innings in three of his last four starts, and he is yet to reach the sixth inning in any of his six appearances thus far. He has also given up two or more runs in every outing, so his 6.31 ERA in 25.2 innings across six starts shouldn't be very surprising.

August 22, 2020 10:40 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Dealt first loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (1-1) took the loss Saturday at Pittsburgh after giving up three runs on six hits with four strikeouts and one walk over four innings.

The right-hander gave up three extra-base hits Saturday, including a two-run, 434-foot blast to Gregory Polanco during his final frame. Lindblom has a 6.65 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 34:11 K:BB through 21.2 innings and will look to turn things around Thursday against the Reds.

August 17, 2020 01:32 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Touched up for five runs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom allowed five earned runs on three hits and four walks while striking out eight across five innings Sunday against the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.

Lindblom struggled early in his start -- he allowed three runs in the first frame -- but settled in to allow only a walk and a base hit across his next four innings. Ultimately, he was undone by his control as he led off the sixth inning by hitting a batter and handing out a free pass, both of whom were allowed to cross the plate after he was yanked from the game. Positively, Lindblom still proved to be deceptive as he generated 19 swinging strikes on 90 total pitches. For the season, Lindblom has a 6.62 ERA across 17.2 innings but has racked up 28 punchouts in the process. He'll look to harness his control in his next outing, currently projected to come Saturday at Pittsburgh.

August 12, 2020 08:12 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Fans eight in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom didn't factor into the decision in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Twins, giving up four runs on seven hits and two walks over four innings. He struck out seven.

The eight whiffs were a season high for the right-hander, but Lindblom was on the hook for his first loss of the year until the Brewers staged a comeback in the later innings. His return to MLB after a two-year stint in the KBO has been a mixed bag so far -- Lindblom's 35.7 percent strikeout rate is outstanding, but it comes with a 5.68 ERA, 1.58 WHIP and 5.39 FIP. The 33-year-old will look to rebound in his next outing Sunday, on the road against the Cubs.

August 7, 2020 03:16 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Earns first win of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (1-0) earned the win in Thursday's victory over the White Sox. He gave up two runs on four hits and one walk while fanning seven across five innings.

Lindblom was bothered by a back problem earlier this week, but that didn't seem to matter in this one as he cruised to his first win of the campaign. He has racked up 12 strikeouts in 8.2 innings this season, and his next start is scheduled for Aug. 12 at home against the Twins.

August 4, 2020 05:40 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Will start Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom's back is doing fine, and he's expected to start Thursday against the White Sox, Adam McCalvy of reports.

Lindblom left his previous start against the Pirates last Tuesday due to back cramps. He'll wind up missing just a single turn in the rotation and is now set to make just his second MLB start since 2014.

July 29, 2020 04:48 PM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Expects to make next start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom (back) is expected to make his next start on schedule, Adam McCalvy of reports.

Lindblom prematurely exited Tuesday's game against the Pirates after experiencing back spasms, but it doesn't sound like the issue will force him to miss his next turn in the rotation. Prior to exiting, the right-hander allowed two runs on three hits and three walks while recording five strikeouts in 3.2 innings.

July 29, 2020 10:24 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Exits with back cramps
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom was removed from Tuesday's start against the Pirates after experiencing back cramps.

The right-hander allowed two runs on three hits and three walks while recording five strikeouts over 3.2 innings before leaving with the back cramps, and he won't end up factoring in the decision. Overall it appears to be a positive development for Lindblom, rather than him dealing with a more serious back concern. The 33-year-old could end up missing his next start depending how he feels over the next couple days, but he seems unlikely to face an extended absence.

July 29, 2020 12:48 AM
Brewers' Josh Lindblom: Leaves with apparent injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lindblom exited Tuesday's start against the Pirates with an apparent injury during the fourth inning, Adam McCalvy of reports.

The right-hander started out with three scoreless frames, but he labored through the fourth inning before leaving the field with the athletic trainer. Lindblom is in line for the loss after allowing two runs on three hits and three walks while recording five strikeouts over 3.2 innings. The Brewers should provide an update as the 33-year-old is further evaluated.

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Milwaukee Brewers
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