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Jed Lowrie | Third Baseman

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/17/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: Stanford
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Jed Lowrie is not in the Astros' lineup for Tuesday's Wild Card Game.
Lowrie has been battling a quad injury of late, although it's not clear if that's why he's sitting. Luis Valbuena is covering third base and hitting eighth against Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees. Oct 6 - 4:14 PM

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Jed Lowrie (quad) is not in the Astros' lineup Saturday against the Diamondbacks.

He's been battling a sore quad since Tuesday. Utility man Luis Valbuena will handle third base and bat fifth. Just as he was last night, Lowrie will be available off the bench.
Oct 3 - 5:31 PM

Jed Lowrie (quad) is available off of the Astros bench on Friday.

He was feeling better prior to Friday's game, but manager A.J. Hinch wanted to give him an extra day of rest as a precautionary measure. Expect him to return to the starting lineup on Saturday.
Oct 2 - 9:12 PM

Jed Lowrie exited Tuesday's game against the Mariners with left quad soreness.

Lowrie admitted to feeling some tightness before the game and then it got worse when he ran to first base. He'll be re-evaluated Wednesday but he seems likely to miss at least a game or two. "I don’t know what it looks like for tomorrow, we’ll see," Lowrie said Tuesday.
Sep 30 - 9:31 AM

Jed Lowrie (shin) is back in the Astros' lineup Thursday against the Rangers.

Lowrie hasn't played since leaving Monday's game with a bruised left foot and ankle. However, he'll attempt to give it a go as the Astros try to salvage one against the Rangers. He's starting at third base and batting fifth against Colby Lewis.
Sep 17 - 4:52 PM

Jed Lowrie (shin) is absent from the Astros' starting lineup again on Wednesday.

Lowrie left Monday's game with a bruised left foot and ankle and hasn't played since. It doesn't sound like anything too serious, but he may need a few more days of rest. Marwin Gonzalez is starting at third base for the Astros on Wednesday night against the Rangers.
Sep 16 - 4:30 PM

Jed Lowrie (shin) is not in the Astros' lineup Tuesday.

Lowrie had to leave Monday's game with a bruised left foot and ankle. He's considered day-to-day. Jonathan Villar is at third base Tuesday.
Sep 15 - 8:42 PM

X-rays on Jed Lowrie's left shin came back negative.

Lowrie was hit by a pitch Monday and also was in pain after fouling a ball off his foot. He may need a day or two to heal up but should ultimately be fine.
Sep 14 - 11:32 PM

Jed Lowrie exited Monday's game versus the Rangers with a left shin contusion.

Lowrie was hit by a pitch in the first inning and eventually left after the fourth. It's unclear whether he might require X-rays or if the Astros are confident he merely has a bruise.
Sep 14 - 9:40 PM

Jed Lowrie connected for a pinch-hit three-run home run in the ninth inning of Sunday's 5-3 win over the Angels.

Lowrie didn't start the game, but he made sure to finish it. Pinch-hitting for an 0-for-4 Evan Gattis with a pair of runners aboard in the ninth, the veteran third baseman came through in the clutch with a three-run bomb. It flipped the score from 3-2 Angels to 5-3 Astros. The latter would stand as the final. Lowrie's hitting .235/.325/.454 with nine homers and 27 RBI. Injuries have limited him to just 54 games played in 2015.
Sep 13 - 7:10 PM

Jed Lowrie crushed a grand slam in Sunday's 8-5 win over the Twins.

The Astros entered the seventh inning down 2-0. After Jose Altuve drove home a run with a bases-loaded infield single, Lowrie decided to hit the ball slightly further as he unloaded for a grand slam. The 31-year-old third baseman has notched four doubles and three homers over his last six games. While injuries have kept him off the field for all but 48 games this season, he's shown that he remains a productive hitter when healthy. He's currently slashing .250/.347/.476 with eight homers and 24 RBI.
Sep 6 - 5:30 PM

Jed Lowrie went 1-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk and a strikeout in Saturday's loss to the Twins.

Lowrie cracked his solo shot to lead off the bottom of the ninth, drawing the Astros within 3-2. They would put two runners on later in the frame, but no more runs would score. The 31-year-old baseman has hit well of late, with four doubles and two homers in his last five games. For the season, he's hitting to a .252/.351/.465 triple-slash with seven homers and 20 RBI. Injuries have limited Lowrie to just 47 games.
Sep 5 - 10:17 PM

Jed Lowrie went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Friday's loss to the Twins.

Lowrie failed to find traction against Kyle Gibson and the Twin bullpen. He's been dealing with a left thumb contusion over the past week, but the scuffles are nothing new. He's hit-less in his last 22 at-bats and now sports a .225/.329/.399 line with five homers and 17 RBI. Injuries have held him to just 41 games this season.
Aug 29 - 12:34 AM

Jed Lowrie (thumb) is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Yankees.

Lowrie sat out Monday after leaving Sunday's game with a left thumb contusion. He's batting just .197/.270/.318 with one home run and seven RBI since coming off the DL.
Aug 25 - 3:54 PM

Jed Lowrie is listed as day-to-day after being diagnosed with a left thumb contusion.

Lowrie was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Dodgers after sustaining the injury. He should be ready to rejoin the Astros lineup at some point early in the week.
Aug 23 - 4:26 PM