Braden Looper

Chicago Cubs #41 - Pitcher

  • Born: 10/28/74
  • Age: 47
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 235

Retrospective: The 2005-2006 Cardinals Off-Season


The follow-up to two brilliant seasons led to a championship... by accident

The Ten Best Trades in Cardinals History


And yes, the top two are what you think they are

All-Time Marlins Countdown: Chapter 44


Chapter 44 of the All-Time Marlins countdown features pinch-hit specialist Lenny Harris and Pablo Ozuna.

Matthew Liberatore: John Mozeliak’s Adam Wainwright


Looking back on a long-term bet from the Jocketty era and a more recent parallel, in long form.

The weird arc of Braden Looper’s career


Looper went from reliever to starter at 32, but it was kind of weird at the beginning too.

Anatomy of a Contender: The 2011 Texas Rangers


The first installment in a hopefully well-received and long-running series about teams which are not that relevant to this blog.

¿Qué pasó con los jugadores de los Marlins luego de la Serie Mundial de 2003?


Casi 16 años han pasado desde la última aparición de los Marlins en postemporada. Echemos un vistazo a lo sucedido a cada jugador luego del título.

Do the Braves have the pitching? Does it matter?


Probably not, and probably not.

Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: 2003 playoffs, part 2


The Cubs and Marlins square off in the NLCS

Marlins Flashback: 2003 World Series, Game 4


Roger Clemens’ "final" start plus late-game heroics. What more could you ask for?

What would a lifetime contract to Cam Bedrosian look like?


Tolerate him or hate him, Bedrock is going to stay on this roster forever.

Baseball history unpacked, October 10


Cubs vs Sox, and other stories