Originally Posted by MikeThierry
There is no logical explaination that you could point out that Wainwright had a better year than Loshe last year though.
Lohse had a better season as his BABIP was 53 points lower. When you normalize BABIP for both pitchers, Wainwright comes out ahead. Their BABIP's are historically about the same and within the usual range of all pitchers.
Unless you don't believe in "BABIP", that's as logical as it gets.