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Lowrie's homer caps improbable Astros' rally in 9th over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Pinch-hitter Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer to complete an astounding five-run rally off Huston Street with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Houston Astros stunned the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Sunday. Preston Tucker started the rally with a two-strike solo homer for the Astros, who got five consecutive hits off Street (3-3), the AL saves leader. George Springer...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Lowrie: 'Game plan' doesn't work in baseball like it does in football

The NFL season has officially begun. Its return to the TVs and mind sets of sports fans around the country may suggest inapplicable parallels between it and baseball, which is in its final month before the postseason begins.  As Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle explored over the weekend, baseball involves a decidedly different aesthetic. Namely, that it's harder for a baseball...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie Hits Grand Slam For Houston Astros In Win Over Twins

The Houston Astros have been on top of the AL West for most of the season, but with the end of the season drawing near the team can't afford to lose too many games. Things were not looking too good against the Minnesota Twins Sunday till Jed Lowrie crushed a grand slam over the right field fence. Lowrie's home run gave the Astros a 5-2 lead.Jake Marinsick added a three run shot in...
Via FatManWriting
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowrie's grand slam helps Astros over Twins

Jed Lowrie hit a grand slam in a five-run seventh inning and Dallas Keuchel became the American League's first 17-game winner as the Houston Astros rallied for a 8-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The Astros trailed by 1 when Lowrie hit his second career grand slam and his first since 2009 into the second row in right field off Trevor May (8-9) to make it 5-2. May dropped...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2015  |  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...
Via The Outside Corner
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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