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Jed Lowrie | Shortstop

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/17/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Jed Lowrie went 3-for-5 with a walk, two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored in a win over the Angels on Tuesday night.
Lowrie had collected only two hits over his last six starts, sandwiched around Sunday's maintenance day off, so it was nice to see him put a charge into the ball a few times. Despite the lack of hits, he's still been doing damage by drawing 14 walks, good for second in the AL. He's never been a great contact hitter, but that .244 average will rise a bit as pitchers realize that Lowrie is perfectly content to allow them to beat themselves. Apr 16 - 2:29 AM

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Jed Lowrie is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday.

Lowrie dealt with a bruised leg last week, but this appears to just be a day of rest. Nick Punto is filling in at shortstop.
Apr 13 - 12:44 PM

Jed Lowrie is considered day-to-day after being diagnosed with a right lower leg contusion.

Lowrie had to leave Monday's game after being hit with a pitch, but he's apparently feeling good enough that X-rays weren't even required. The A's are off on Tuesday, so it's possible he'll be ready to play Wednesday.
Apr 7 - 6:46 PM

Jed Lowrie left Monday's game against the Twins after being hit on the right foot with a pitch.

It didn't look too good, as Lowrie was having trouble putting any weight on his leg. The Athletics will probably send him for X-rays to determine the extent of the damage. Oakland should provide an update on his status later Monday.
Apr 7 - 6:33 PM

Jed Lowrie hit his first home run of the season Saturday in the A's loss to the Mariners.

The solo shot off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez was Oakland's only run of the afternoon. Lowrie boasts a .909 OPS and three RBI through five games this season.
Apr 5 - 6:52 PM

Jed Lowrie went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in a win over the Indians in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader.

Lowrie drove in the run with a second inning single, and he scored on a Brandon Moss double in the sixth. Lowrie, batting third in the A's lineup, also had a double and a walk in the game.
Apr 2 - 7:56 PM

Jed Lowrie went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run against the White Sox on Tuesday.

Lowrie struck the big blow in Jose Quintana's nightmarish outing, hitting a three-run home run following a double and a single. Lowrie is hitting .314 with two homers in the Cactus League, a good sight for the A's as the regular season draws near.
Mar 18 - 6:49 PM

Jed Lowrie went 2-for-4 with a home run on Tuesday against the Padres.

Lowrie blasted a two-run shot off of Ian Kennedy in the first inning. He also doubled and scored in the fifth inning. Lowrie accumulated 662 plate appearances last season, by far surpassing his previous career-high of 387. He hit 45 doubles and 15 home runs last season, making him one of the best offensive shortstops in the game.
Mar 11 - 6:02 PM

Jed Lowrie went 1-for-3 and scored a pair of runs as the Athletics topped the Angels 3-2 in Cactus League action on Sunday.

Lowrie also drew a walk in the contest. The 29-year-old managed to stay healthy for the first time in 2013 and in turn delivered an outstanding .290/.344/.446 line with 15 homers and 75 RBI in 154 games. As long as he stays on the field, fantasy owners can expect more of the same in 2014.
Mar 2 - 10:29 PM

Athletics avoided arbitration with INF Jed Lowrie by agreeing to a one-year contract.

The financials of the deal aren't available. Lowrie, who was arbitration-eligible for the final time, put together a nice .290/.344/.446 batting line with 15 homers and 75 RBI for the A's in 2013.
Jan 17 - 2:46 PM

Peter Gammons reports that the Cardinals are interested in Athletics' shortstop Jed Lowrie.

Add another name to the list of possible targets for the Cardinals, including Troy Tulowitzki, Jurickson Profar, Elvis Andrus, and Erick Aybar. If the A's deal Lowrie, they could give top prospect Addison Russell a chance to be their starting shortstop in 2014.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 11:54:00 AM

Jed Lowrie remains in the No. 3 spot in Game 4 of the ALDS against the Tigers on Tuesday.

Lowrie is 0-for-12 with six strikeouts in the series, but Athletics manager Bob Melvin isn't making any chances from Game 3. The full Oakland lineup: Coco Crisp CF, Josh Donaldson 3B, Lowrie SS, Brandon Moss 1B, Yoenis Cespedes LF, Smith Smith DH, Josh Reddick RF, Stephen Vogt C, Eric Sogard 2B. Dan Straily will start for Oakland.
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 01:59:00 PM

Jed Lowrie crushed a three-run homer in Monday's 10-5 victory over the Angels.

Lowrie went 1-for-4 with a walk and two runs scored. His three-run blast off Garrett Richards in the top of the third inning put Oakland ahead 5-1. The Angels cut the score to 5-4 in the bottom half of the frame, but the A's pulled away from there. Lowrie is slashing .288/.344/.446 with 15 homers and 74 RBI.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 01:43:00 AM

Jed Lowrie (hamstring) is back in the A's lineup on Wednesday afternoon against the Angels.

Lowrie missed a couple of games with right hamstring tightness. It was never a major concern for Oakland.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 05:02:00 PM

Jed Lowrie will test out his right hamstring before Tuesday's game.

If it goes well, he could be available off the bench Tuesday before returning to action Wednesday. Lowrie hasn't played since tweaking his hammy during Sunday's game. Eric Sogard is starting at shortstop Tuesday.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 07:23:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1John Jaso
2Derek Norris
1B1Daric Barton
2B1Eric Sogard
2Alberto Callaspo
3Nick Punto
SS1Jed Lowrie
2Jake Elmore
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Coco Crisp
2Craig Gentry
3Sam Fuld
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Brandon Moss
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3A.J. Griffin
4Dan Straily
5Jesse Chavez
6Tommy Milone
7Jarrod Parker
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jim Johnson
2Ryan Cook
3Luke Gregerson
4Sean Doolittle
5Dan Otero
6Eric O'Flaherty
7Drew Pomeranz
8Fernando Abad
9Fernando Rodriguez