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Rumors are swirling as I write that it is quite possible that Derek Lowe, designated for assignment today by the Cleveland Indians, could very well be wearing the Sox uniform again.
Lowe 39, started the season 6-1 with a 3.09 ERA in his first 11 starts but has struggled since the All-Star break, going 0-3 with an ERA of 15.88, hefty numbers for a man making $15 million this year, the final year of a 4 yr. $60 million deal signed with the Atlanta Braves.
The Red Sox are currently scouting rosters to find a capable starter until Josh Beckett recovers from his muscle strains of a couple of nights ago, and in this writer’s opinion, are not comfortable with Aaron Cook as of late. Reliever Franklin Morales could replace Beckett short-term but he isn’t the answer for a pennant run. Lowe’s price tag would be small for Boston as $10 million of this year is owed by Atlanta in a deal that sent him to the Indians. In the next few days, a similar deal could be struck between the Sox and the Indi...
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Derek Lowe has pitched himself out of the Indians’ rotation and off the team. Following Wednesday night’s loss to the Royals, the Indians designated Lowe for assignment. Being called up to join the rotation is Corey Kluber.
Lowe started the season strong, but has had a brutal two months. Tuesday’s poor outing was apparently the last straw-
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians designated Derek Lowe for assignment Wednesday night, one day after the veteran right-hander was shelled by Kansas City.
Lowe gave up seven runs on eight hits, two walks and a balk over 2 1-3 innings in Cleveland's 8-3 loss Tuesday night. He had lost four straight, had a 15.88 ERA in his last three starts and an 8.80 ERA in his...
Many Red Sox fans' minds probably began to wander upon hearing that Derek Lowe had been designated for assignment by the Indians. While it's unclear if Boston is interested in bringing back the 39-year-old, who played with the club from 1997-2004, Lowe certainly seems open to the idea. According to The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo, Lowe said he just needs a "tune...
We were nearing the end of Red Sox Final on Wednesday night when an interesting tidbit came across The Edge, NESN's ubiquitous bottom-of-the-screen ticker: "Cleveland Indians designate Derek Lowe for assignment." Hmmm... Lowe, now 39 years old, has struggled mightily for the Indians of late. He's 0-3 with a 15.88 ERA in his last three starts after getting pounded...
With the news that Derek Lowe was being designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, many an ear across Red Sox Nation perked up. With the Sox in need of some starting pitching help -- not to mention with a possible injury to Josh Beckett looming -- the 39-year-old sinkerballer is an intriguing option to many fans who remember Lowe's time in Beantown fondly...
The Cleveland Indians started a three game series in Kansas City looking to get a much-needed win for both Derek Lowe and the team. That didn’t even come close to happening. The Indians were beaten by the team that is in last place in the A.L. Central. Derek Lowe couldn’t even make it through 3 innings and he gave up 7 runs on 8 hits. Don’t look now Lowe fans, it could be Derek...
Former Red Sox pitcher Derek Lowe has been designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians. After beginning the season strong, the 39-year-old sinkerballer has faltered down the stretch. Once 6-1 with a league-leading 2.05 ERA, Lowe is now 8-10 with a 5.52 ERA. His last time out, he only lasted 2 1/3 innings while giving up seven earned runs to the Royals. According to the team...
In 2004, Derek Lowe and Theor Epstein shared a World Series title Together. 8 years later, Theo’s successor has a chance to bring Lowe back. Should he?
On August 1st, former Red Sox starter Derek Lowe was designated for assignment from the Cleveland Indians. Along with Jason Varitek, Lowe was sent to the Red sox on July 31st 1997 for closer Heathcliff Slocumb, who went on to...
As a Braves fan, this amuses me way more than it should. The Indians have designated starting pitcher Derek Lowe for assignment. Lowe was acquired by the Indians from the Braves this past offseason in essentially a salary dump, with Atlanta picking up $10 million of Lowe's $15 million salary in 2012, the final year of a four year pact he signed with the Braves prior to the...
Espn -BOSTON -- The Red Sox are not sure yet whether they would have an interest in adding pitcher Derek Lowe, who was designated for assignment by the Indians on Wednesday, but the club is doing its due diligence on the matter, according to a team source. News today indicates that the Indians have designated for assignment former Red Sox, Derek Lowe. Lowe as you may remember...
The Cleveland Indians sent Derek Lowe packing, the 39-year-old pitcher who started the season for the Indians at 6-1 has done nothing lately except watch his E.R.A. sky-rocket as the Indians lost games to teams they should have beat. Tonight the Indians will be sending Corey Kluber to the mound to start against the Kansas City Royals. Kluber pitched a few innings last season and...
Starting pitcher Derek Lowe was designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night, paving the way for other teams around the league to make a move to grab him. In case you're not familiar with what happens after a player has been DFA'd, within the next 10 days, the Indians have to trade or release the veteran righty who is due $15 million this season....
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“This 2012 season ought to serve as a lesson that, no, the almost completely left-handed lineup and the right-handed rotation do not lend themselves to the kind of sustained...
This is the time of year where aging, struggling veterans get kicked to the curb by their teams. It's already happened multiple times this week with Hideki Matsui, Derek Lowe, and Bobby Abreu. Now, two days after designating Lowe, the Indians are at it again, designating Johnny Damon for assignment.
The Indians signed Damon a month into the year and threw him into left...