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8 Jed Lowrie 2B
Height/Weight: 6-0/180 | Birthdate: 4/17/1984 | Birthplace: Salem, OR | Bats/Throws: S/R | Team: Houston | College: Stanford | MLB Experience: 7 | Salary: $2,400,000 | Owned/Started%: 55/28 | Average Draft Position: 166.78
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Jed Lowrie agrees to three-year, $23 million deal with Astros


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/15/2014) The Astros announced Monday they signed infielder Jed Lowrie to a three-year contract. Lowrie is guaranteed to make $23 million, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

Lowrie will make $8 million in 2015, $7.5 million in 2016 and $6.5 million in 2017, according to Heyman. The team has a $6 million option for 2018, which includes a $1 million buyout.

The deal runs through 2017 and includes a team option for 2018. Lowrie is back for his second stint with Houston after batting .244 with a career-high 16 home runs, 18 doubles and 42 RBI in 97 games for the Astros in 2012.

Lowrie has a career .261/.330/.411/.741 slash line in seven MLB seasons. He has a .279/.370/.505/.875 slash line in 61 games at Minute Maid Park. He also has 11 home runs, 15 doubles and 31 RBI.

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Lowrie will play at shortstop, per MLB.com.


Report: Jed Lowrie talking to multiple teams, including Astros


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/10/2014) Free-agent infielder Jed Lowrie is talking to multiple teams, including the Astros, according to FoxSports.com.

The 30-year-old Lowrie hit .249/.321/.355 over 502 at-bats last season. Houston has reportedly been interested in bringing back Lowrie for some time. Lowrie was a member of the club in 2012 before being dealt to Oakland prior to the 2013 season.


Report: Astros interested in bringing back SS Jed Lowrie


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/8/2014) The Astros have expressed interest in signing free agent shortstop Jed Lowrie this offseason, the Houston Chronicle reports. After posting back-to-back seasons of 15-plus home runs (one of which came with Houston in 2012), Lowrie hit only six out of the park in 2014. He slashed .249/.321/.355 over 502 at-bats for the A's last season.

Athletics do not extend qualifying offer to shortstop Jed Lowrie


(11/4/2014) With the Athletics bypassing a qualifying offer to infielder Jed Lowrie, he is now free to sign with any team.

By not extending the offer, the Athletics will not receive draft pick compensation if Lowrie signs with another team.

The shortstop hit .249 with six home runs and 50 RBI in 2014. 


Jed Lowrie open to returning to A's


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/1/2014) Upcoming free-agent shortstop Jed Lowrie is willing to listen to the Athletics regarding a potential return next season but admitted that money will be a factor in his decision, MLB.com reports.

After two years of hitting at least 15 home runs, Lowrie saw his power fall in 2014, hitting .249/.321/.355 with just six home runs and 50 RBI in 502 at-bats. He enters free agency with a career .261/.330/.411 line along with 56 home runs and 284 RBI in 2,253 career at-bats.


Jed Lowrie back in action Monday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/22/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie returned to the starting lineup Monday night against the Angels, one day removed from getting hit in the foot by a pitch, per Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. He is hitting .245 with six homers and 46 RBI over 474 at-bats this season.

Jed Lowrie exits after getting hit in foot


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/21/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie was hit in the foot by a pitch in his first at-bat Sunday against the Phillies, but the Athletics didn't remove him from the game until the fifth inning. Nick Punto took his place.

"He's all right," manager Bob Melvin told MLB.com. "Just got it pretty good on the foot. As a shortstop you have to have your range, and on the ball in the hole he was having a little trouble getting over there."

Lowrie is day to day.


Hitters to start in Week 25


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/14/2014) Looking for a sleeper hitter for Fantasy Week 25 (Sept. 15-21)? Russell Martin, Steve Pearce, Jed Lowrie, Xander Bogaerts, Josh Rutledge and Michael Cuddyer might just fit the bill.

Find out why in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.


Athletics activate Jed Lowrie from DL; announce September callups


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) The Athletics announced several of roster moves prior to Monday's contest against the Mariners. The team activated shortstop Jed Lowrie from the disabled list. Additionally, they called up pitcher Fernando Rodriguez, catcher Bryan Anderson outfielder Billy Burns from Triple-A.

Jed Lowrie expected to come off DL Monday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie, who is on the 15-day disabled list due to a finger injury, is expected to return to the starting lineup Monday against the Mariners. Lowrie began a rehab assignment Saturday.

Jed Lowrie starts rehab stint Saturday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie began a minor-league rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday. He singled in the fifth inning and played the field for seven innings. He finished 1 for 4 with a run scored. Lowrie could be back as early as Monday against Seattle.

Jed Lowrie ready for rehab stint


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie (finger) will start a minor-league rehab assignment Saturday with Triple-A Sacramento, the Bay Area News Group reports. Lowrie could return from the disabled list as early as Tuesday, per the paper.

Jed Lowrie could begin rehab assignment Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie could start a rehab assignment Wednesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

Lowrie has been sidelined since August 13 due to a finger injury. He's been able to make progress recently, and could be close to a return. Lowrie hit .238/.317/.354 over 407 at-bats. 


Jed Lowrie takes batting practice Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2014) Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie took batting practice Wednesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

Lowrie took two-handed swings in the cages prior to Wednesday's game. His throwing session went well Tuesday, and he seems to be making progress. He's planning to hit again Thursday. Lowrie has been out since August 13 with a finger injury.


Jed Lowrie to play catch Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/26/2014) Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie will attempt to play catch Tuesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

If that goes well, Lowrie could begin a rehab assignment later this week. He's been sidelined since August 13 due to a finger injury. Lowrie is hitting .238/.317/.354 over 407 at-bats. 


Jed Lowrie hopes to resume throwing this week


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/25/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie hopes to begin throwing in the next few days as his injured finger continues to improve, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Lowrie, who is eligible to return from the disabled list Thursday, could make it back to the active roster soon after he begins throwing, provided he doesn't run into any issues. He has hit .238/.317/.354 with five home runs and 42 RBI in 407 at-bats.


Jed Lowrie not ready to throw or hit yet


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/22/2014) Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie is not ready to throw or hit yet, according to the Bay Area News Group.

Lowrie did say his injured finger was getting better. He's hoping to begin throwing and hitting drills in a few days. Lowrie has been sidelined since August 13 with a fractured finger. 


Jed Lowrie officially hits the DL


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) The Athletics placed infielder Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list, as expected, Friday, due to a fractured finger.

Lowrie suffered the injury more than a week ago but has been trying to play through it. After struggling with the injury in Wednesday's game, he made the decision to go on the disabled list Thursday, and expects to be out 2-3 weeks while recovering.  


Jed Lowrie expects to hit DL with finger injury


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie has planned to play through a fractured right index finger, but he told the San Francisco Chronicle Thursday he now expects to go on the disabled list.

Lowrie, who is just two days removed from saying he would try to play through the injury, changed his tone Thursday, saying he cannot help the team with the injury. He got a few days off in recent days which did not help, so a disabled list trip is his next move. A timetable for his recovery is not yet known. 

Lowrie has been dealing with the injury since Aug. 5, and was just 2 for 15 over five games since he first suffered the injury. 


Jed Lowrie to play through fractured finger


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie underwent an MRI on his right index finger that revealed a fracture, but he plans to continue to play through the injury, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Lowrie has been receiving regular rest to help with the injured finger. He has hit .238/.317/.354 with five home runs and 42 RBI in 404 at-bats.


Jed Lowrie ready to roll again Monday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/11/2014) After missing a game with a bruised right index finger, Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie has returned to the lineup for the Monday game in Kansas City.

Lowrie will attempt to break free from a 1-for-9 slide.


Jed Lowrie gets a day off to rest injured finger


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie sat out Sunday's game against the Twins to rest his bruised right index finger, MLB.com reports. Lowrie was out of the lineup for three straight games earlier in the week before playing shortstop Friday and Saturday.

"I had planned to play him two and give him one off, anyway," manager Bob Melvin said Sunday. "At this point in time, when you play it really doesn't get any better.

Jed Lowrie returns to lineup Friday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/8/2014) Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie is back in the lineup Friday against the Twins, after missing three games with a finger injury. He is batting fifth and starting at shortstop in his return to action.

Jed Lowrie not in starting lineup Thursday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/7/2014) Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie was held out of the starting lineup, but will be available as a pinch-hitter Thursday night against Minnesota, MLB.com reports. Lowrie has been held out for three straight games, as he waits for the pain to subside. He owns a .245/.324/.360 slash line with five home runs and 42 RBI in 392 at-bats.

Report: Jed Lowrie finger injury mild


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) A finger bruise that prevented Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie from starting Wednesday is not serious, per the San Francisco Chronicle. He is set to do some light throwing and is available to pinch-hit in the game.

Bob Melvin said he expects Lowrie to start Thursday night against Minnesota.