Jed Lowrie

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  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 0"/180
  • Age: 31


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Jed Lowrie 2015 Postseason Stats

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Jed Lowrie Postseason Career Stats

.158 1 5 0 .503

Jed Lowrie Stats

.222 9 30 1 .712

Jed Lowrie MLB Career Stats

.257 65 314 7 .738

Jed Lowrie Bio

  • Full Name: Jed Carlson Lowrie
  • Pronunciation: LOW as in HOW
  • Born: 4/17/1984 in Salem, OR
  • Draft: 2005, Boston Red Sox, 1st rd. (45th overall)
  • College: Stanford
  • Debut: April 15, 2008
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2015 Postseason Stats 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Postseason Career Stats 57 6 9 1 5 0 .158 .258 .503
2015 Stats 230 35 51 9 30 1 .222 .312 .712
MLB Career Stats 2483 327 638 65 314 7 .257 .328 .738

Jed Lowrie Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Astros AL 263 170 89.48 230.79 2.74 13.24 40.94
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 16, 2015 at 9:38 PM ET

Ailing Astros in various stages of healing

Marwin Gonzalez returned to the lineup on Wednesday, starting at third base, after missing the two previous two games with a swollen left index finger and a sore wrist before being removed to start the fourth inning. Third baseman Jed Lowrie (foot) and catcher Jason Castro (quad) could return on Thursday, and center fielder Carlos Gomez (intercostal) could be out for a few more days.

September 16, 2015 at 12:53 AM ET

Lowrie day to day after taking pitch to foot

Astros third baseman Jed Lowrie left in the fifth inning of Monday's 5-3 loss to the Rangers with a left shin contusion -- four innings after taking an 0-2 pitch off his left foot.


Jed Lowrie Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2007 Mesa AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Pawtucket INT

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Portland EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Portland EAS

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Lowell NYP

Jed Lowrie Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2013 .290 18th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2013 .791 23rd in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2013 .344 25th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2013 .446 25th in AL


Season H Rank
2013 175 13th in AL


Season 2B Rank
2013 45 2nd in AL


Season 3B Rank
2011 4 25th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2013 603 22nd in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2013 662 23rd in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2013 269 17th in AL

Jed Lowrie Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 30, 2015 Houston Astros activated 3B Jed Lowrie from the 60-day disabled list.
July 22, 2015 Houston Astros sent SS Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 18, 2015 Houston Astros transferred SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Ligament tear in right thumb.
April 28, 2015 Houston Astros placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list. Ligament tear in right thumb.
December 15, 2014 Houston Astros signed free agent SS Jed Lowrie.
October 30, 2014 SS Jed Lowrie elected free agency.
August 30, 2014 Oakland Athletics sent SS Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
August 15, 2014 Oakland Athletics placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 14, 2014. Fractured right index finger
August 14, 2014 Oakland Athletics activated SS Jed Lowrie.
February 4, 2013 Houston Astros traded SS Jed Lowrie and RHP Fernando Rodriguez to Oakland Athletics for 1B Chris Carter, RHP Brad Peacock and C Max Stassi.
September 11, 2012 Jed Lowrie roster status changed by Houston Astros.
September 7, 2012 Jed Lowrie assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 15, 2012 Houston Astros placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list. Right Ankle Sprain
April 13, 2012 Houston Astros activated SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list.
April 10, 2012 sent SS Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 6, 2012 Houston Astros placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 30, 2012. Sprained right thumb
December 14, 2011 Houston Astros traded RHP Mark Melancon to Boston Red Sox for SS Jed Lowrie and RHP Kyle Weiland.
August 8, 2011 Jed Lowrie roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
August 1, 2011 sent SS Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 17, 2011 Boston Red Sox placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list. Sore left shoulder.
July 21, 2010 Boston Red Sox activated SS Jed Lowrie from the 60-day disabled list.
July 14, 2010 Lowell Spinners sent SS Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 4, 2010 Jed Lowrie assigned to Lowell Spinners from Boston Red Sox.
April 14, 2010 Boston Red Sox transferred SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
March 31, 2010 Boston Red Sox placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Mononucleosis.
September 8, 2009 Boston Red Sox activated SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list.
August 24, 2009 sent SS Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 8, 2009 Boston Red Sox placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 7, 2009. ulnar neuritis in his left wrist
July 18, 2009 Boston Red Sox recalled SS Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 16, 2009 Jed Lowrie assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Lowell Spinners.
July 14, 2009 Jed Lowrie assigned to Lowell Spinners from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 9, 2009 Jed Lowrie assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Lowell Spinners.
July 8, 2009 SS Jed Lowrie assigned to Lowell Spinners from Portland Sea Dogs.
July 8, 2009 Boston Red Sox reassigned SS Jed Lowrie to the minor leagues.
July 6, 2009 Jed Lowrie assigned to Portland Sea Dogs from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 6, 2009 Boston Red Sox transferred SS Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 21, 2009 Jed Lowrie assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
April 12, 2009 Boston Red Sox placed SS Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list. Left wrist sprain

Jed Carlson Lowrie Bio Info

Jed Carlson Lowrie…graduated from North Salem HS in Oregon…went on to attend Stanford University where he earned First-Team All-American and All-Pac-10 honors from Baseball America in both 2004 and 2005…hit .338 with 47 doubles, 31 homers, 162 RBI and 143 runs scored in 179 games over three seasons while with the Cardinal … named a Baseball America Pre-season First-team All-American on three occasions … as a sophomore in 2004, captured Pac-10 Player of the Year honors after winning the conference Triple Crown with a .399 batting average, 17 home runs and 68 RBI … was a 2004 national semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, presented annually to the nation's top collegiate player…is married, Milessa…they have a daugther, Saige.


Batted .249 with six home runs and 50 RBI in 136 games in his second season with the A's…missed 16 games at the end of August with a fractured right index finger…had career highs in walks (51), intentional walks (5) and hit by pitches (5)…did not steal a base for the second time in his career…hit .278 with a .400 on-base percentage over his first 31 games through May 5...batted .168 with a .244 on-base percentage over a 43-game stretch from May 6-June 25 and .289 with a .331 on-base percentage over his final 62 games…the switch-hitter batted .261 (92x353) with five of his six home runs coming when batting left handed compared to .221 (33x149) when hitting right-handed…all six of his home runs were solo shots…in Oakland history, the only player with more home runs in a season, all of which came with the bases empty, is IF/OF Jeremy Giambi (8 in 2002)…hit .212 with runners in scoring position after batting .300 with RISP in 2013…appeared exclusively at shortstop, where he made a team-leading 129 starts…committed 13 errors for a .974 fielding percentage, which was the best mark by an A's shortstop since IF Bobby Crosby in 2004 (.975)…started games in every spot in the order except fourth and ninth and saw his most action with 43 starts batting second and 43 hitting sixth


Was acquired by the A's from Houston in February and batted .290 with 45 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 75 RBI in 154 games…set an Athletics record for doubles by a switch hitter and an Oakland record for hits by a switch-hitter (175)…equalled Brent Gates' Oakland record for batting average by a switch-hitter, established in 1993…the doubles ranked second in the American League (Machado, BAL 51), second in Oakland history and tied for seventh in Athletics history … fell two short of the Oakland record of 47 set by Jason Giambi in 2001…prior to 2013, he had not appeared in more than 97 games in any of his five seasons in the majors…in addition to games played, he posted career highs in batting average, on-base percentage (.344), at bats (603), runs (80), hits (175), doubles, RBI, walks (50), extra base hits (62) and strikeouts (91)…led the A's in at bats, hits, doubles and grounded into double plays (17) … tied for second in the AL with 17 games of three or more hits, which was the fifth highest total in Oakland history … the switch-hitter batted .310 (66-for-213) when hitting right-handed compared to .279 (109-for-309) when batting left-handed … hit 14 of his 15 home runs off righties…his career splits are .299 (173-for-579) when batting right-handed, .247 (289-for-1172) when hitting left-handed…batted .303 on the road and .300 with runners in scoring position …hit .297 in his 119 games as a shortstop…led AL shortstops in slugging percentage (.472), doubles (40) and extra base hits (54), ranked second in batting average, third in RBI (66) and tied for third in home runs (13)…had a .320 batting average with nine walks (.393 on-base percentage) in 20 interleague games … is a .301 (40-for-133) career hitter in interleague play…started 150 games, including 115 at shortstop, 23 at second base and 12 at designated hitter…committed 16 errors in 119 games overall at shortstop for a .962 fielding percentage … the fielding percentage was the lowest among Major League shortstops and sixth lowest in Oakland history…it was the lowest since Alfredo Griffin in 1985 (.960)…averaged 3.70 total chances per nine innings, which was the lowest mark by a Major League shortstop since complete innings data is first available in 1974…the previous low was 3.71 by Derek Jeter in 2011 … tied for third among AL shortstops in errors…also made two errors in 24 games at second base (.972 fielding percentage) and his 18 total errors tied for second most among all AL fielders (Ramirez, CWS 22)…hit .240 in 13 games at designated hitter and was 0-for-3 with a walk and three strikeouts as a pinch hitter…led the A's with 68 starts batting third and 48 starts hitting second…started games at every spot in the order except eighth and ninth.

OAKLAND: Had back-to-back games with two doubles April 3 and 4 against Seattle…scored a run in a career-high seven consecutive games from April 3-10…committed an error in three consecutive games, April 7-10…homered three times over his first seven games through April 7…then had a career high 62-game homerless streak from April 9 to June 20…matched his career high with four RBI April 15 against Houston…also had four-RBI games Aug. 9 at Toronto and Sept. 11 at Minnesota and now has six four-RBI games in his career…went 4 for 4 April 19 at Tampa Bay, matching his career high in hits…that boosted his average to .413 over his first 17 games…then went 11-for-59 (.186) over his next 15 games from April 20 to May 7 to fall to .303…went 2-for-9 in the 19-inning game April 29 against Los Angeles (AL) to tie the Oakland record for at bats in a game (11th time, last: Mike Heath at Texas, July 1, 1979) … batted .333 with 11 doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI in the month of April…set an Oakland record for hits in the first month of the season with 34…broke the previous mark of 33 held by Stan Javier (1994) and Ben Grieve (1998)…tied the Oakland record for doubles in April (Mark Ellis, 2003) … added 13 walks for a .409 on-base percentage, which was the highest single month on-base percentage of his career…now has a .314 (89-for-283) career batting average in the first month of the season…hit .258 in 25 games in the month of May to drop his batting average to .297 … then batted .330 in the month of June…had his fourth career four-hit game June 1 against Chicago (AL) … went a career-high 11 consecutive games without a RBI from June 4-15…tied an Oakland record for putouts in a nine inning game by a second baseman June 8 against Chicago (AL) with eight…hit .457 (16-for-35) with nine runs, two doubles, two home runs, nine RBI and five multiple hit games during a nine-game hitting streak from June 20-30 … then went 12-for-69 (.174) over his next 18 games from July 1-24 … went 0-for-4 July 2 against Chicago (NL) after hitting safely in each of his first 12 interleague games (17-for-44, .386)…that tied for the third longest interleague hitting streak in Oakland history…it gave him a 14-game interleague hitting streak dating back to 2012…was batting .301 at the conclusion of play July 12 but that would be his last day over .300…had a season-best 21-game errorless streak at shortstop from Aug. 4 to Sept. 3…had his fifth career four-hit game Aug. 9 at Toronto…had a career high 12-game hitting streak from Aug. 18-30…went 20-for-50 (.400) with 10 runs, nine doubles, two triples, one home run, nine RBI and six multiple hit games during the streak … collected at least one extra base hit in 11 of those games, including a career-high six straight from Aug. 18-24…tripled in back-to-back games against Seattle Aug. 20 and 21 … doubled in the first inning Aug. 27 at Detroit to set an all-time Athletics record for doubles by a switch-hitter with 37…broke the previous mark of 36 set by Nick Swisher in 2007…matched his career high with three runs scored Aug. 28 at Detroit … batted .287 in the month of August but 17 of his 31 hits were for extra bases (13 doubles, two triples, two home runs)…led the majors in doubles in August and tied for second in extra base hits…the 13 doubles set an Oakland record for the month of August and were the most by an Athletic since Dick Siebert had 15 in 1939…fell one short of the Oakland record for doubles in any month (Jason Giambi, 14 in July of 1996)…the 17 extra base hits tied the Oakland record for extra base hits in August (Crisp, 2012, Tejada, 2003)…hit .218 over his first 15 games in September but then batted .364 with three home runs, eight RBI and six multiple hit games over his final 10 contests … had five home runs and 17 RBI in 25 games in September … started all five games at shortstop in the ALDS against Detroit and went 3-for-20 (.150) with a home run and three RBI.

2012 Set career highs in games (97), at-bats (340), runs (43), hits (83), home runs (16) and walks (43) in his first season with the Astros...led the club in walks...posted 16 home runs as the Astros shortstop, which ranked second on the club and third among all National League shortstops...also ranked second among NL shortstops with his .436 slugging percentage...his 16 home runs rank second in franchise history among shortstops in a single season, trailing only Dickie Thon's 20 homers in 1983...traditionally a stronger performer while batting right-handed, reversed that trend in 2012, posting a .265 (67-for-253) average while batting left-handed and a .184 (16-for-84) mark against lefties...played 93 games, including 90 starts at shortstop, posting a .980 fielding percentage at the position...had the best fielding percentage among NL shortstops with 90 or more games and ranked seventh in the Majors...finished his season by not committing an error in his final 31 games (116 total chances)...also began his season with a 23-game errorless streak before committing his first error May 9 against Miami...began the season on the disabled list and missed the first six games of the season with a sprained right thumb... activated April 13...sustained a sprained right ankle, which placed him on the DL for a second time from July 15 to Aug. 11...missed 52 team games in that stretch...tied his career high with a nine-game hitting streak from April 27 to May 6, during which he hit .469 with three home runs and nine RBI...hit home runs in three consecutive games from June 7-9, becoming the first Astros shortstop to do so since Andujar Cedeno from April 9-12, 1994...prior to Lowrie, the last Astro at any position to homer in three straight games was Lance Berkman (four games) from July 4-8, 2010...combined to play in six minor league games while on injury rehab assignments, including four playoff games...appeared in games for Double-A Corpus Christi and Single-A Lancaster during their playoff runs in September. 2011 Appeared in a career-high 88 games despite a trip to the disabled list...also set career highs in at-bats (309), runs (40), hits (78) and triples (4)...saw action at all four infield positions with 49 games at shortstop (46 starts), 33 at 3rd base (29 GS), four at first base and one at second base...hit .330 (36x109) vs. left-handed pitching, the seventh-best mark in the AL among players with at least 115 plate appearances vs. lefties...hit an American League-best (min. 50 PA) .368 (25x68) in April and led the Sox with a .574 SLG, 10th-best in the AL during the month...placed on 15-day DL with a left shoulder strain on June 17...played in five rehab games with Triple A Pawtucket, hitting .412 (7x17) with four doubles and five RBI...activated from DL on Aug. 8...hit .270 (53x196) in 55 games before the trip to the DL and .221 (25x113) after...began a 5-4-3 triple play in GM 2 on Aug. 16 vs. was just the second triple play turned by Boston since 1980 and the club's 1st since shortstop John Valentin's unassisted triple play on July 8, 1994 vs. SEA. 2010 Started the season on the DL with mononucleosis but set Major League career-bests with a .287 average with 9 home runs in 55 games after joining the Red Sox in July. Missed Boston's 1st 94 games on the disabled list with mononucleosis, but was activated on 7/21 and played in 55 of the club's last 68 tilts, including 45 starts...Was placed on the 15-day DL on 3/31 (retro to 3/26) and transferred to the 60-day DL on 4/14. Made 24 starts at second base (28 total games) and 21 at shortstop (23), including 19 starts at short over the club's last 24 contests...Also appeared in 7 games at first base, his 1st action at the position at the Major League level, and 1 at third base. Knocked his 9 home runs in just 171 at-bats, more than doubling his combined total of 4 homers over 328 previous ML at-bats from 2008-09...23 of his 49 hits went for extra bases. After his activation from the DL on 7/21, led AL middle infielders (min. 10 PA) in on-base percentage (.381), slugging (.526) and OPS (.907) and ranked in that group in extra-base hits (T-2nd, 23) and homers (T-3rd, 9)... Among AL middle infielders with at least 10 plate appearances overall in 2010, trailed only New York's Robinson Cano in slugging (.534) and OPS (.914) and only Texas' Ian Kinsler in on-base percentage (.382). Led the Red Sox and ranked 9th in the Majors (min. 60 AB) with a .321 clip (26-for-81) against the AL East... Hit .440 (11-for-25) against the Yankees, 2nd among Major Leaguers (min. 25 AB) to Kevin Youkilis' .462 mark. Made his season debut with a start at shortstop on 7/21 at OAK and reached base 3 times...Was his 1st ML action since 10/4/09 vs. CLE. Hit 4 homers in August, 1st career multi-HR month, and paced the club in batting (.304), OBP (.400, T-11th in the AL), SLG (.571, 10th in the AL) and OPS (.971) in the month...Also combined for 5 HR in September and October. Posted a career-high, 9-game hitting streak from 8/4-21 (.357, 10-for-28) and a career-high, 16-game on-base streak, 7/26-8/21 (.347, 17-for-49, 11 BB). Launched his 1st career walk-off home run to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning on 8/21 off Toronto's Casey Janssen...Was the Sox only walk-off homer of the season and their 1st since 8/26/09 vs. CWS (David Ortiz)...Was his 2nd career regular season walk-off hit after a 12th-inning single, 8/1/08 vs. OAK. Reached base safely in 23 consecutive starts from 8/27-9/29, including 7 starts at second base and 16 at shortstop in that time...Was the longest such streak as a Red Sox middle infielder since Dustin Pedroia's 23-start run, 8/12-9/7/08. Singled in the 7th inning on 8/31 at BAL for his 100th career hit after going deep earlier in the game. Collected a career-high 4 hits on 9/24 at NYY...Matched his career mark for 1st time since 9/2/08 vs. BAL with 3 runs on 9/24 at NYY and again on 10/3 vs. NYY. Batted .389 (14-for-36) over his last 11 games with 6 of 14 hits going for extra bases (3 doubles, 3 HR). Notched his 1st career multi-homer games with 2 long balls in wins on both 9/14 at SEA and 10/3 vs. NYY, the Sox 2010 finale...Hit a grand slam in Boston's last regular season game of 2009, 10/4 vs. CLE, and is 4-for- 8 (.500) with 4 runs, 3 homers, 7 RBI, 1 walk and 1 stolen base over the club's last 3 regular-season finales, including 9/28/08 vs. NYY (G2). Hit .367 (11-for-30) with 4 doubles, 1 home run, 9 RBI, 5 runs, 6 walks and 1 stolen base in 10 rehab games between Short-A Lowell (6 games, 7/5-13) and Triple-A Pawtucket (4 games, 7/15-19), making appearances at second base, third base, shortstop and designated hitter. 2009 Limited to 32 games with the Big League club due to 2 trips to the disabled list...On the Opening Day roster for the 1st time in his career...Appeared at second base (2 G), third (4 G, 1 GS) and short (26 G, 18 GS) for the 2nd straight season...Made 1st career Opening Day start on 4/7 vs. TB (1-for-4)...Placed on 15-day DL, 4/13 (retro to 4/12) with a left wrist sprain...Underwent an ulnar styloid excision and arthroscopic ligament repair on that wrist on 4/21...Reinstated from DL on 7/8 and optioned to Short-A Lowell...Recalled by the Sox from Triple-A Pawtucket on 7/18 but appeared in only 14 games before returning to the DL on 8/8 (retro to 8/7) with ulnar neuritis in his left wrist...Reinstated 9/8...Belted 1st career grand slam off Chris Perez on the final day of the regular season, 10/4 vs. CLE...4 RBI in that game marked a career high...Combined to go 17-for-84 (.202) with 3 homers and 11 RBI in 26 minor league games between Triple-A Pawtucket, Double-A Portland and Short-A Lowell, including 18 rehab outings. 2008 In his first major league season, was 3rd on the club in sacrifice flies (8) and 5th in doubles (25)...Finished among American League rookie leaders in sacrifice flies (T1st, 8), doubles (5th), triples (T6th, 3), walks (8th, 35) and extra-base hits (10th, 30)...Played with a non-displaced fracture in his left wrist for much of the season.

MR. VERSATILITY: Appeared in 49 games (45 starts) at shortstop, 45 (22 starts) and 3rd base, and 3 (2 starts) at 2nd base...Was the 6th Red Sox switch hitter to play at least 3 games at each of those infield positions in a season, joining Carlos Rodriguez (1994), Mike Brumley (1991), Dick Schofield (1969-70), Billy Rogell (1928) and Jack Rothrock (1927)...Became just the 2nd switch hitter in baseball history to play at least 30 games at both shortstop and third base in his first major league season, along with Carlos Baerga (1990).

HOT START: Was a non-roster invitee to spring training and accompanied the team to Japan before opening the year at Triple-A Pawtucket... Purchased from the PawSox when Mike Lowell was disabled on April 10...Started at 3rd in his major league debut on April 15 at Cleveland and singled off Rafael Perez in 7th inning for his first career hit. Hit safely in his first 8 games with an at-bat at .357 (10-28) through April 26...Matched the 2nd-longest batting streak for a Red Sox player to begin a major league career since 1956...Only Shea Hillenbrand (9 from April 2-12, 2001) had a longer stretch...Had a .310 (13-42) overall average with one homer and 17 RBI in 17 games before being optioned to Pawtucket on May 11. Rejoined Boston on July 12 after an injury to Julio Lugo and started 54 of the final 63 games...After going hitless in 5 at-bats in first 2 contests, hit .341 (29-85) over next 25 games to improve to .318 through August 17...Was 11-for-21 (.524) in final 6 games of that stretch...Hit .195 (25-128) over final 37 games...Was still as high as .282 on September 12 before going 8-for-51 (.157) in last 15 contests...Had season-best 3 hits, twice in a 3-game span, August 14 and 17.

RBI AND EXTRA BASES: His 46 RBI were the 2nd-most ever for a Red Sox rookie switch-hitter behind 61 for Reggie Smith in 1967...Drove in 3 runs in big league debut on April 15 in Cleveland, the most RBI by a Red Sox in his first major league game since Merrill Combs (3) on September 12, 1947...Also had 3 RBI on August 22 at Oakland...Ranked 5th among all rookies with 39 RBI after the All-Star break, including 20 in 17 games, July 28-August 17. Posted 15 doubles and 29 RBI in 31-game span, July 28-September 2...Led all rookies with 21 doubles after the All-Star Game...Had 6 2-baggers in 6 games, August 11-17...Connected for first major league homer off Glen Perkins on May 10 at Minnesota...Other homer was 11th-inning game winner on August 24 at Toronto.

GLOVE WORK: Committed just 2 errors in 238 total chances at second base, shortstop, and third base...Handled 154 errorless chances to start his career before a miscue at third base on August 26...Set a major league record for rookie shortstops by handling 155 chances without an error in 49 total games...Fielded .974 (2 E/77 TC) in 45 games at third and handled 6 errorless chances in 3 games at 2nd base, last on May 7...Played short and third in the same game on 16 occasions.

BY THE NUMBERS: Hit .338 (27-for-80) righthanded and .222 (40-for-180) from the left side...Had a .297 (22-for-74) average with runners in scoring position and was 5-for-15 (.333) with the bases loaded...Started in the 2nd, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th spots in the batting order.

WITH PAWTUCKET: Had a .268 average with 5 homers and 32 RBI in 53 overall games for the Paw- Sox...Hit .309 (43-139) in 36 games in May and June before batting .176 in 9 July contests before recall to Boston...Had a .277 (36-130) average hitting righthanded and a .250 (17-68) mark from the left side...Started 47 games at shortstop, 2 each at second and third base, and one at DH.

POSTSEASON: Played in 9 of Boston's 11 post-season games in 2008, including 8 starts, all at shortstop... Hit .207 (6-for-29) with 2 RBI...Placed 2nd on the club behind Jason Bay (.412) with a .364 (4-for-11) clip in the Division Series vs. the Angels...Hit safely in each of his 3 ALDS appearances, including a walk-off single in the 9th inning of Game 4 to give Boston a 3-2 win and clinch the series, 3-1...Lined a 2-out pitch from Scot Shields into right field to score Bay from second base and become just the 4th rookie ever to end a post-season series with a walk-off hit...Washington's Earl McNeely (1924 World Series), Seattle's Carlos Guillen (2000 ALDS) and Houston's Chris Burke (2005 NLDS) are the only others to do it...Was the 3rd post-season series in club history decided with a walk-off victory: 1912 World Series Game 8 and 2004 ALDS Game 3...Was 2-for-18 (.111) with an RBI in his next 7 playoff games vs. the Rays. 2007 Named the Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year, hitting a combined .298 (148x497) with 47 doubles, 13 homers, 70 RBI, 82 runs and an .896 OPS in 133 games between Double A Portland and Triple A Pawtucket...named both a Minor League All-Star and Double A All-Star by Baseball America...combined to play 116 games at shortstop, nine at second base and two at third base...began the season with Portland...hit .333 (33x99) with 11 doubles, 17 RBI and a .484 on-base percentage in that span, earning Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Month honors...was one of four Sea Dogs selected to the Eastern League All-Star Game...placed fourth in the Eastern League with seven triples despite not finishing the year with Portland...earned a July 27 promotion to Pawtucket...named the Red Sox Minor League Defensive Player of the Month for August/September...played for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .163 (16x98) with 14 RBI in 24 games...prior to the season, rated the No. 5 prospect, No. 3 position player and No. 1 middle infielder in the Red Sox organization according to Baseball America 2006 Spent the entire year with Class A Wilmington...ranked tied for fourth in the Carolina League and second on the team with six triples...finished third on the club with 50 RBI and 54 walks...played 88 games in the field, exclusively at shortstop...for 2nd straight year, won Boston Minor League Quality Plate Appearances Award for the month of August...hit .327 (34x104) with nine doubles, two homers, three triples and 12 walks in the month...hit .231 (3x13) in three postseason games for the Blue Rocks...entered 2006 as the No. 9 prospect in the Red Sox system, according to Baseball America 2005 In his first pro campaign, named a New York-Penn League All-Star with Short-Season Class A Lowell...led the league with a .429 on-base percentage and tied for fifth with a .328 average (66x201)... won the organization's Quality Plate Appearances Award in August, hitting .341 (30x88) with 21 walks compared to 13 K's in 25 games.