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Astros don't think Lowrie's thumb contusion will be a significant setback

On Sunday, shortstop Jed Lowrie left the game between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh inning. He went out to his position and began typical pre-inning warmup procedures before realizing something was wrong and calling out the team's trainer for a visit.  He wound up leaving the game with what the team called a right thumb contusion. This is the same thumb...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros happy to welcome Jed Lowrie back into infield mix

The Houston Astros are expected to activate infielder Jed Lowrie from the disabled list on Thursday, which will mark the first time since late April that Lowrie has been eligible to play. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Astros designated pitcher Roberto Hernandez for assignment. A torn thumb ligament and subsequent thumb surgery has shelved him for three months, forcing the...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Finally: Astros' Lowrie set for rehab stint with Double-A Corpus Christi

Shortstop Jed Lowrie has been out of action for the Houston Astros since late April after tearing a ligament in his thumb. Though his absence facilitated the debut and subsequent blazing-hot start of rookie Carlos Correa, the Astros have been patiently waiting for Lowrie's return since he went under the knife in early May.  On Tuesday, it was announced that Lowrie will officially...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros' Lowrie making progress in injury rehab, but return not imminent

Shortstop Jed Lowrie has been out of action for the Houston Astros since late April after a ligament tear required thumb surgery. Despite his absence, the club has maintained its lead in the AL West, thanks in part to the efforts of young phenoms like Carlos Correa and Preston Tucker.'s Brian McTaggart updated Lowrie's situation on Tuesday, and by all accounts the road...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie Breaks Up Indians’ No-Hitter With Ninth-Inning Homer (Video)

HOUSTON — Houston Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie homered with one out in the ninth inning, breaking up a combo no-hit bid by the Cleveland Indians. Lowrie connected off Indians reliever Nick Hagadone on Thursday. Indians starter Trevor Bauer was pulled after throwing 111 pitches through six innings. He struck out 11 and walked five. Kyle Crockett and Scott Atchison each pitched a...
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Jed Lowrie, Astros Agree To Three-Year, $23M Contract

HOUSTON — Infielder Jed Lowrie and the Houston Astros have agreed to a $23 million, three-year contract. The agreement, announced Monday, includes a 2018 club option. Lowrie was acquired by the Astros from the Boston Red Sox for pitcher Mark Melancon in December 2011 in Jeff Luhnow’s first trade as general manager and was Houston’s shortstop in 2012...
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie returns to Astros on three-year deal

Before Spring Training 2013, the Houston Astros traded shortstop Jed Lowrie to the Oakland Athletics for a package of three players headlined by Chris Carter, who has launched 66 homers in two seasons with the club. Today, Houston brought the 30-year old Lowrie back on a three-year deal that also contains a club option for the 2018 season. The contract is worth $23 million over three...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s free agent rumors: Emilio Bonifacio

Emilio Bonifacio The Oakland A’s are in need of a quality middle infielder. Preferably one that can play shortstop since the likelihood of Jed Lowrie returning is slim. There have not been many rumors as to who the Athletics may be looking to add to their roster, but a player that would benefit the Oakland A’s in the middle infield would be Emilio Bonifacio. During the 2014...
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A's Lowrie irks Astros during blowout

Even though the Astros were caught in a 11-3 blowout loss at the hands of the Athletics  in Oakland on Friday night, Houston was able to at least make things interesting after manager Bo Porter got in a heated confrontation with A's shortstop Jed Lowrie. Lowrie, who played for the Astros in 2012, before Porter was the manager, tried to lay down a bunt in his second at-bat of the...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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