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The Oakland A’s infield weaknesses

The Oakland A’s seem to be back on track in this series against the Los Angeles Angels. Their pitching has been on point and their offense has picked back up. However, there is still one weakness that has never been resolved. Even though they tried to strengthen these positions before the trade deadline, second base and shortstop remain the weakest positions for the Oakland A...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lowrie goes on 15-day disabled list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Oakland Athletics placed shortstop Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list after a 7-3 loss Thursday to the Kansas City Royals with a hairline fracture of his right index finger. Lowrie suffered the injury on Aug. 4 and attempted to play through the pain. He is hitting .238 with five home runs and 42 RBIs in 110 games, including starting 103 at shortstop...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s place Jed Lowrie on DL with fractured finger

Jed Lowrie initially wanted to play through his fractured right index finger, but the Oakland Athletics have changed that. The A’s announced on Thursday that they have placed their shortstop on the disabled list. Lowrie suffered the fracture last week when he took a hard ground ball off his finger. Since sustaining the injury, Lowrie […]
Via Full Scale Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Jed Lowrie expects to hit DL

Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie appears to be headed to the disabled list with a fractured finger. As I reported last week, Lowrie bruised his finger on a ground ball in the fourth inning of the A’s game last Monday, August 4th.  As reported by Sports Injury Alert yesterday, Lowrie had hoped to play through the injury but a move seems likely after today’s game to put...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Jed Lowrie to play with fractured finger

The Oakland A's hammered the Kansas City Royals last night by the score of 11-3. The win improved the A's to 73-46, first in the American League West. Josh Donaldson homered twice and Brandon Moss had four hits to lead a 20-hit attack. The A's played without Jed Lowrie, who has missed four of the last eight games with a finger injury. It appears that Lowrie plans...
Via MLB Injury News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Jed Lowrie, Kyle Blanks

Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie is still out of the lineup after he bruised his right index finger, according to Jane Lee and Aaron Leibowitz of  Sports Injury Alert reportedon Wednesday that Lowrie had bruised his finger on a ground ball in the fourth inning of Monday night’s game.  The A’s are also missing first baseman, Kyle Blanks, who suffered a calf...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie's finger injury improving

Jed Lowrie remained out of Oakland's lineup for a second game in a row with a bruised right index finger, but there is an excellent chance the shortstop will be back in action Thursday against the Twins. Lowrie said Wednesday that the swelling has subsided substantially and he planned to do a little light throwing before the A's day game. Lowrie could have pinch-hit - but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Jed Lowrie sits again with bruised finger

 Nick Punto The Oakland A's improved to 69-43 on the season following a 3-0 shutout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. Five A's pitchers scattered seven hits, with Jason Hammel picking up the win. Every A's player in the lineup had at least one hit, except for shortstop Eric Sogard, who went 0-for-1 with a walk. Sogard started in place of Jed Lowrie, who was out...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Houston Astros an embarrassment to MLB?

After yesterday's trade of Jed Lowrie to the Athletics, a new narrative is popping up around the Houston Astros by some mainstream writers: the team is an embarrassment that makes the A's and Marlins look like big spenders. Much is being made about Houston's payroll in 2013, which will likely end up around $25 million on Opening Day. But because the team isn't spending...
Via The Outside Corner
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Past injuries won't slow Lowrie down

Five years ago, Jed Lowrie was considered among the top prospects in the Red Sox organization. Lowrie did not rank far behind names like Jacoby Ellsbury and Justin Masterson. But since Lowrie got his chance with the Red Sox in 2008, he has been unable to remain healthy for a complete season. There was a wrist injury, a shoulder problem and mononucleosis. So in his four seasons...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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