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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-4 with a run scored in Sunday's loss to the Astros.
Lowrie has been very good since returning from the disabled list, going 9-for-23 (.391) in six games. The shortstop is hitting .247/.321/.356 overall this year. Sep 7 - 10:12 PM

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Jed Lowrie smacked a walkoff RBI single in the A's 4-3 comeback win over the Astros on Saturday.

It was a much-needed emotional boost for the A's, who are now 14-20 since the July 31 trade deadline. Oakland was trailing by two entering the bottom of the ninth inning, but Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris both singled and then Josh Reddick slugged a game-tying two-run double. Lowrie, who's playing through a hairline fracture in his right index finger, finished it off soon after.
Sep 6 - 6:59 PM

Athletics activated SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list.

Lowrie missed three weeks with a hairline fracture in his right index finger. He is batting just .238/.317/.354 with five homers and 42 RBI in 110 games this season for the A's and acknowledged to reporters on Monday that the finger still isn't fully healed.
Sep 1 - 12:23 PM

Jed Lowrie (finger) will begin his minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento on Friday.

He's expected to remain there through the weekend, and if all goes well he will rejoin the Athletics on Tuesday when rosters expand. Before hitting the disabled list, Lowrie slashed .238/.317/.354 with five homers and 42 RBI in 110 games.
Aug 29 - 6:55 PM

Jed Lowrie (finger) may begin a rehab assignment this weekend.

Lowrie played catch on Tuesday, and the next step is a rehab assignment. Assuming he needs a few games to get up to game speed, Lowrie should be back in Oakland in the first few days of September.
Aug 27 - 6:22 PM

Led Lowrie (finger) will play catch on Tuesday.

If all goes well, he could be ready for a minor league rehab assignment by the end of this week. Lowrie has been on the disabled list since August 14 because of a hairline fracture in his right index finger. He's tracking toward an early-September return.
Aug 26 - 5:11 PM

Jed Lowrie (finger) hopes to start throwing in the next few days.

Lowrie suffered a hairline fracture in his right index finger earlier this month and has been in shutdown mode for about 10 days. With the minor league season winding down, the A's are likely to activate him as soon as he resumes baseball activities.
Aug 25 - 5:20 PM

Jed Lowrie (finger) is still unable to throw or hit.

Lowrie said the finger is feeling better despite being unable to do many baseball activities. The shortstop said he's hoping to be able to do one or both in the coming days. Lowrie has been on the disabled list for a week, and his timetable suggests he's unlikely to come off the DL when first eligible.
Aug 22 - 6:44 PM

Athletics placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list with a hairline fracture in his right index finger.

Lowrie suffered the fracture last week while trying to field a hard grounder and continues to feel discomfort. The hope is that some rest will get him back on track. The A's have called up Andy Parrino to take his spot on the active roster and will likely use him as their primary shortstop in the short-term.
Aug 14 - 5:39 PM

Jed Lowrie expects to be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to the hairline fracture in his right index finger.

Lowrie suffered the fracture last week while trying to field a hard grounder. He attempted to play through the injury, but it bothers him when he throws and it has also affected his swing. The A's are likely to call up Andy Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento this weekend to take over as the club's primary shortstop.
Aug 14 - 11:39 AM

Jed Lowrie (finger) is not in the Athletics' starting lineup Thursday afternoon against the Royals.

Lowrie was diagnosed earlier this week with a hairline fracture in his right index finger. He wants to play through the injury, but it is clearly bothering him both in the field and at the plate. Look for the A's to call up Andy Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento in the coming days.
Aug 14 - 11:24 AM

An MRI has revealed a hairline fracture in Jed Lowrie's right index finger.

Lowrie has been dealing with the ailment for a week. He will try to play through it, as he's said it's only occasionally an issue for him at the plate. It does hurt when Lowrie throws, so the A's might opt to use him in the designated hitter spot some. The shortstop has one hit in 12 at-bats since the injury.
Aug 12 - 6:34 PM

Jed Lowrie is back in the Athletics' lineup Friday.

Lowrie hasn't started the last three games due to a bruised right index finger, but he pinch-hit Thursday and is back in the lineup Friday. The 30-year-old is batting .244/.324/.359 this season.
Aug 8 - 5:08 PM

Jed Lowrie was retired as a pinch-hitter on Thursday.

Lowrie has been three straight starts with a bruised right index finger, but the injury doesn't affect him at the plate. He should be back in the lineup over the weekend.
Aug 8 - 4:18 AM

Jed Lowrie (finger) remained out of the Athletics' lineup Thursday.

Manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that he expected Lowrie to be ready to play Thursday, but the shortstop said his finger is still "pretty swollen, pretty bruised." He's available to pinch-hit but won't play the field until he can throw without pain. Eric Sogard is getting another start in Lowrie's place.
Aug 7 - 6:27 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Derek Norris
2Geovany Soto
3Bryan Anderson
1B1Brandon Moss
2Stephen Vogt
2B1Alberto Callaspo
2Eric Sogard
3Nick Punto
SS1Jed Lowrie
2Andy Parrino
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Sam Fuld
2Jonny Gomes
CF1Coco Crisp
2Craig Gentry
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Adam Dunn
2John Jaso
3Kyle Blanks
4Nate Freiman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Sonny Gray
3Jeff Samardzija
4Scott Kazmir
5Jason Hammel
6A.J. Griffin
7Jarrod Parker
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Ryan Cook
3Luke Gregerson
4Eric O'Flaherty
5Fernando Abad
6Dan Otero
7Jesse Chavez
8Evan Scribner
9Fernando Rodriguez
10Drew Pomeranz