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Jed Lowrie returns to the Houston Astros

The Houston Astros got some reinforcements on Thursday night in the form of Jed Lowrie. Lowrie, a 31-year old shortstop, has a .286 batting average and a .423 on-base percentage in 19 games on the 2015 season. The switch-hitter has also hit four home runs, four doubles, stole one base, has scored 12 runs, and drove in another 10. Lowrie not only brings a great bat, but also a solid...
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18 hours 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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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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ Jed Lowrie is progressing

The Houston Astros held a lead in the American League West division for most of the first half of the 2015 season. However, coming out of the All-Star break, the Astros’ find themselves 0.5 games back from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Astros went 2-8 (currently on a six game losing streak) in the final 10 games of the unofficial first half, while the Angels took a 7...
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16 days ago  |  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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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros anticipating Lowrie's return to lineup

The Houston Astros have maintained their hold on first place in the American League West without the services of shortstop Jed Lowrie, who has been out since late April/early May after needing thumb surgery. After Sunday's win, Houston sits at 36-28, holding a 2.5 game lead over the Texas Rangers in the West, and manager A.J. Hinch said the club will welcome Lowrie back once he...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ shortstop Jed Lowrie can’t catch a break

Houston Astros’ shortstop Jed Lowrie can’t catch a break. The 31 year old shortstop plays above average defense and can be deadly on offense, however, he has had a career completely mired by injuries. Lowrie was called up to the majors back in 2008 by the Boston Red Sox and compiled a .258 batting average with 25 doubles and 46 runs batted in, while playing in 81 games. Injuries...
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June 05, 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

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

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