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Mark Lowe | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/7/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Indians signed RHP Mark Lowe to a minor league contract.
Lowe was released by the Rays earlier this week after failing to win a spot in the Opening Day bullpen. He'll hope to get a better shot with the Tribe. Mar 29 - 1:18 PM

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Rays released RHP Mark Lowe.

The move doesn't come as a surprise, as Lowe was not expected to make the Rays' Opening Day roster. The 30-year-old has pitched well this spring, so it's not impossible that he'll latch on with another team soon and begin the year in the majors.
Mar 26 - 1:22 PM

Mark Lowe is not expected to make the Rays' bullpen.

Lowe has posted an impressive 12/1 K/BB ratio in 10 1/3 innings pitched this spring, but the Rays appear likely to go with Brandon Gomes and Josh Lueke with their final two bullpen spots. The 30-year-old right-hander can opt out of his contract on Friday and is likely to latch on elsewhere quickly.
Mar 25 - 3:42 PM

Rays signed RHP Mark Lowe to a minor league contract.

The deal includes an invitation to spring training. The 30-year-old right-hander struggled with the Angels in 2013, posting a 9.26 ERA, 1.87 WHIP and 7/11 K/BB ratio over 11 2/3 innings. The Rays have had incredible success with bullpen reclamation projects in recent history, so don't be surprised if Lowe cracks the Opening Day bullpen and proves to be effective.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 11:36:00 AM

Nationals released RHP Mark Lowe.

Mark Polishuk of MLBTradeRumors.com passing along the news that Lowe has opted out of his deal. He seems likely to catch on elsewhere on a big league deal soon, though it's not clear at this point where he might land. Lowe holds a 9.26 ERA over 11 major league appearances this season but boasts a 2.94 ERA and 43/10 K/BB ratio over 33 2/3 minor league innings.
Mon, Sep 2, 2013 11:57:00 PM

Nationals signed RHP Mark Lowe to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse.

Lowe was released by the Angels last week after posting a 9.26 ERA in 11 2/3 innings of relief. The right-hander will serve as organizational depth for the Nats.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 04:56:00 PM

Angels released RHP Mark Lowe.

Lowe was designated for assignment by the Angels on May 29 and drew no interest on waivers. The 30-year-old righty had a 9.26 ERA in 11 2/3 innings with Anaheim.
Thu, Jun 6, 2013 01:22:00 PM

Angels designated RHP Mark Lowe for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the return of Jered Weaver. Lowe posted a 9.26 ERA in 11 2/3 innings with Anaheim.
Wed, May 29, 2013 05:45:00 PM

Angels activated RHP Mark Lowe from the 15-day disabled list.

Lowe didn't have any issues with his neck during a couple rehab appearances. He'll return to working the middle innings.
Tue, May 7, 2013 07:21:00 PM

Mark Lowe (neck) is set to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday.

Lowe is eligible to come off the DL now, but the Angels have decided to have him make one more appearance for High-A Inland Empire. They're likely doing it in order to delay a decision on Scott Downs (side) for a couple more days.
Sun, May 5, 2013 10:53:00 AM

Mark Lowe (neck) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Inland Empire on Tuesday.

He'll make at least two appearances before being activated. Lowe has been out for a little over a week with neck stiffness.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 08:07:00 PM

Angels placed RHP Mark Lowe on the 15-day disabled list with neck stiffness.

It's not clear when the injury occurred, but it wouldn't be surprising if this is just an excuse to get him off the active roster. Lowe has struggled with an 11.37 ERA in seven appearances this season. The Angels are expected to call up Tommy Field from Triple-A Salt Lake in a corresponding move.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 12:57:00 PM

Mark Lowe is expected to be placed on the disabled list.

Lowe has struggled with an 11.37 ERA in seven games this season and is dealing with an undisclosed injury. The Angels will call up Tommy Field to replace him on the active roster.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 12:19:00 PM

Angels purchased the contract of RHP Mark Lowe.

Lowe was inked to a minor league deal last week after being released by the Dodgers, and he's now made the Opening Day bullpen. He'll operate in middle relief.
Sun, Mar 31, 2013 08:32:00 AM

Angels signed RHP Mark Lowe to a minor league contract.

Lowe was released by the Dodgers earlier this week after posting a 4.15 ERA and 6/3 K/BB ratio over 8 2/3 innings this spring. He'll join the Angels in big league camp.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 12:44:00 PM

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3Mike Aviles
LF1Michael Brantley
CF1Michael Bourn
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RF1David Murphy
DH1Ryan Raburn
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7Scott Atchison
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