In early June, a Cleveland resident probably pondered Lowe’s All-Star credentials. Lowe, acquired from the Braves in the offseason for a song, had a 3.06 ERA, a 7-3 record, quality starts in nine of his 11 tries… and unimpressive peripherals. Sure, Lowe’s performance seemed as likely to sustain as an igloo in the summer, but Indians fans had reason to celebrate his decent results to date. Lowe would make 10 more starts for the Indians, after which the only folks left celebrating played (and rooted) for the other team.
Derek Lowe’s 2012 Split in (Nearly) Half
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