Found December 16, 2011 on Astros Daily:
PLAYERS: Jed Lowrie
TEAMS: Houston Astros
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Player Profile: Jed Lowrie

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Red Sox obtain P Melancon for IF Lowrie, P Weiland

The Boston Red Sox have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Houston Astros for infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Kyle Weiland. The deal on Wednesday brings the Red Sox a potential replacement for closer Jonathan Papelbon, who signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies. Melancon is a 26-year-old righty who had 20 saves last season with an 8-4 record and 2.78 ERA...

Red Sox acquire Mark Melancon and Nick Punto

Newly acquired RP Mark Melancon The Boston Red Sox traded Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Houston Astros for relief pitcher Mark Melancon. Melancon, 26, posted a 2.78 ERA (3.25 FIP) while recording 20 saves (80% success rate) in 74.1 innings. Jed Lowrie had fallen out of favor with the front office with his ‘soft’ mentality and propensity for injury. Lowrie averaged just 58...

A Pair of Trades That Work For Both Sides

On Wednesday, the Red Sox acquired RP Mark Melancon from the Astros for SS/IF Jed Lowrie and SP/RP Kyle Weiland. Earlier today, the Reds acquired SP Mat Latos from the Padres for 1B/OF Yonder Alondo, C Yasmani Grandal, SP Edinson Volquez and RP Brad Boxberger. I know there’s a fairly strong desire among a lot of fans to anoint a ‘winner’ of a trade as soon as it’s consummated...

Who runs the PawSox Twitter?

I don't know, sorry. Oh, wait, it says 'PawSox Pete', whoever that is.Jed Lowrie's gone! He's gone and I miss him so much! Oh, I cry myself to sleep JED!!!False. I do not miss him.So like Mark Melancon's Red Sox property now and PawSox was all like, Oooh! We have this little video! OMG! Look, it's Mark Melancon at the ballpark like three years ago!YOU...

Red Sox and Astros Strike a Deal

The Red Sox lost closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Phillies, and they plan on stretching eighth inning flame thrower Daniel Bard out in spring training. Needless to say, their bullpen is major upheaval. On Wednesday they dealt infielder Jed Lowrie and prospect arm Kyle Weiland to the Astros for late inning reliever Mark Melancon to help with the makeover process. Lowrie goes from...

Red Sox MovesThe Red Sox made a trade with the Astros today sending Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to Houson for Mark Melancon. I think this may be good move for both clubs.I like Jed Lowrie but honestly he's not as good as Marco Scutaro, Kevin Youkilis or Dustin Pedroia. Not even close. Where and when would he play? And is he as good as super prospects Will Middlebrooks or Jose...

Report: Red Sox sign Punto to shore up infield

It didn't take long for the Boston Red Sox to replace Jed Lowrie as their utility infielder, signing free agent Nick Punto to a two-year, $3 million deal on Thursday, according to

Red Sox sign infielder Punto to two-year deal

It didn't take long for the Boston Red Sox to replace Jed Lowrie as their utility infielder, signing free agent Nick Punto.
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