BIO NOTE : Looper is in his 11th season in the majors and second stint with the St. Louis Cardinals . Beside the Cardinals ( 1998, 2006-current ) , he has played for the Florida Marlins ( 1999-2003 ) and the New York Mets ( 2004-05 ) . He began his career as a reliever, but has worked his way into the starting rotation the last two seasons.
RECENT NEWS : On Tuesday, Looper improved to 9-5 pitching six innings and giving up four runs in an 8-4 victory against the Detroit Tigers .
QUOTE : ' Accountability is a tough thing in baseball. A lot of time, there's not a lot of Christian brothers to bond with. When I got traded to the Marlins, there really wasn't a lot going on related to Christ . I've got a few Christian brothers who hold me accountable .'