JED LOWRIE NEWS

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...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Updates: Scott Feldman, Chris Carter, and Jed Lowrie

The Houston Astros led the American League in wins for much of the first half of the season, but due to some injuries they have fallen to second place (by 0.5 games) in the AL West. Houston is missing some key pieces to the puzzle that they hope to be getting back sooner rather than later. __ Scott Feldman has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and will start Saturday...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros aim to Regroup, After Stumbling into the All-Star Break

CINCINNATI, OH – JULY 14: American League All-Star Dallas Keuchel #60 of the Houston Astros throws a pitch in the first inning against the National League during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The cheery, honeymoon-esque euphoria of leading the AL West and being apart of the elite...
Via The Sports Journal
13 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...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Houston Astros edition

Unlike Didi Gregorious, shortstop Jonathan Villar can handle facing lefties. The New York Yankees currently have a three game lead over the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the AL East. How the Yankees have managed to achieve a 47-40 record with Didi Gregorious as their best middle infielder is quite impressive. Before the July 31st MLB trade deadline, it is imperative that...
Via isportsweb.com
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.  MLB.com's Brian McTaggart updated Lowrie's situation on Tuesday, and by all accounts the road...
Via Fox Sports
21 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...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Making a Case for Jed Lowrie

View image | gettyimages.com Can you believe it’s now been one month since I began writing at The Fantasy Fix? Time certainly flies. During May, I covered lots of bumps, bruises and breaks. I also discussed Stephen Strasburg‘s trap injury, as well as Troy Tulowitzki‘s inevitable injuries (yes, I can predict the future). Today, I’m going to go in a different direction....
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 09, 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...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: The Fielding Chronicles — Shortstops

View image | gettyimages.com Why should I read this article? I thought my draft had gone well. I drafted my man crush Ben Zobrist to be my starting shortstop and even added Jed Lowrie as insurance. Everything seemed right. Then, a month into the season I lost both of them to the disabled list. These things happen and when they happen you start looking for someone (anyone) that...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Houston, We (Don’t) Have a Problem

​ One month is in the books, folks! Have you enjoyed it? Have you laughed or cried? Regardless of your reactions, take solace in the fact that many months of this wonderful sport remain. Here’s what’s going on. We Have Lift Off? Allow me a chance at redemption from that easy header with this apt follow-up: Guys and gals, the Houston Astros have won nine games in...
Via The Sports Post
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie set for thumb surgery today

Houston Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie will go under the knife later today due to the torn thumb ligament he sustained in a win over San Diego on Monday night. Manager A.J. Hinch provided the update to MLB.com's Chris Abshire prior to the Astros' game on Thursday night. Prior to his injury, which will keep him out of duty until at least July (perhaps after the All-Star break), Lowrie...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros top prospect Carlos Correa is waiting for the call, is he ready?

The Houston Astros have placed shortstop Jed Lowrie, on the 15-day Disabled List with a ligament tear in his right thumb. The tear will require surgery and will sideline him until after the All-Star Break. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow. Lowrie, who injured the thumb while sliding into home plate last night, was off to a solid start to the season...
Via Baseball Essential
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros place SS Lowrie on DL

SAN DIEGO (AP) Shortstop Jed Lowrie was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Houston Astros on Tuesday with a torn ligament in his right thumb. Lowrie was injured Monday night while sliding into home plate in the eighth inning of the Astros' 9-4 win. Lowrie, who returned to Houston on Tuesday for an MRI, is hitting .300 with four home runs and 10 RBIs. Infielder Jonathan Villar...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie Will Undergo Thumb Surgery

View image | gettyimages.com The Houston Astros will be without their shortstop Jed Lowrie until after the all-star break, as he will undergo surgery to repair a ligament tear in his right thumb.Lowrie is a big reason the Houston Astros are 12-7 and sit atop the AL West. He was hitting .300 with 4 home runs and 10 RBI. In his absence Marwin Gonzalez and Jonathan Villar will handle...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

McHugh fans 11 in Astros' victory over Athletics

  Collin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one of the Houston Astros' three homers in a 6-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Luis Valbuena and Evan Gattis also homered for the Astros, who matched their season high in scoring. Houston's bats are finally starting to show signs of life after being held to two runs or less in six of their first eight games....
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers get banged up in home-opening loss to Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Jed Lowrie and Colby Rasmus homered for the Houston Astros, who beat the injury-plagued Rangers 5-1 on Friday to spoil the home debut of new Texas manager Jeff Banister. Rangers starter Derek Holland (0-1) left after only one inning because of tightness in left shoulder, and outfielders Shin-Soo Choo and Ryan Rua also made early exits because of injuries...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros beat ailing Rangers in home debut of Texas manager

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Jed Lowrie and Colby Rasmus homered for the Houston Astros, who beat the injury-plagued Rangers 5-1 on Friday to spoil the home debut of new Texas manager Jeff Banister. Rangers starter Derek Holland (0-1) left after only one inning because of tightness in left shoulder, and outfielders Shin-Soo Choo and Ryan Rua also made early exits because of injuries. Collin...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jed Lowrie with Home Run to Break up Cleveland No-Hitter

Trevor Bauer had gone six perfect innings, sans five balls on base. Kyle Crockett threw another no-hit inning. Scott Atchison followed without giving up a hit. Enter Nick Hagadone in the ninth inning. Hagadone got Chris Carter looking for the first out. Up stepped Jed Lowrie, a once can’t miss prospect with the Boston Red Sox. The good news for the Cleveland Indians, Hagadone...
Via Sportsnaut
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowrie HR with 1 out in 9th is Astros' only hit vs. Indians

Jed Lowrie struck too late to help Houston win the game. At least he let the Astros avoid an embarrassment. Lowrie broke up a combined no-hit bid by the Cleveland Indians with a one-out home run in the ninth inning in a 5-1 loss Thursday. "It's a weight lifted off the whole dugout, the whole team," Lowrie said. "Hopefully it was good for morale." Indians starter Trevor Bauer was...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians lose combined no-hitter in ninth inning, but beat Astros

HOUSTON -- Jed Lowrie broke up a combined no-hit bid by Cleveland with a one-out home run in the ninth inning Thursday, and the Indians beat the Houston Astros 5-1. Indians starter Trevor Bauer was pulled after throwing 111 pitches through six innings. He struck out a career-high 11 and walked five. Relievers Kyle Crockett and Scott Atchison each pitched a scoreless inning before...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 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...
Via NESN.com
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Hope Big Offseason Moves Pay Off Soon

Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Brandon Moss #37 and Coco Crisp after an interleague game against the Philadelphia Phillies. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) At last year’s trade deadline, Billy Beane risked the future of the Oakland Athletics in order to win in 2014, a strategy that he had been hesitant to employ in past years. Now, with a decimated...
Via The Sports Journal
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lowrie, Rasmus homer for Astros in 8-5 win over Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Wandy Rodriguez made his latest bid to earn the final spot in Atlanta's rotation, pitching five innings for the Braves on Tuesday night in their 8-5 loss to the Houston Astros. Rodriguez yielded three runs against his former team. The diminutive lefty, a non-roster invitee to spring training, has a 3.13 ERA in six games. He struck out eight without issuing a...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Houston Astros

The days of giving young players tryouts to see if they can develop into major leaguers are over in Houston. The likes of Jonathan Villar and Robbie Grossman had their chance, but the Astros could no longer wait. General manager Jeff Luhnow signed veterans like Jed Lowrie, Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek and Colby Rasmus to help his team win more games and reach the next stage of progress...
Via The Outside Corner
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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