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After strongly hinting they would do so at season's end, the A's officially exercised Jed Lowrie's $6 million club option for 2018 on Thursday.
A’s second baseman Jed Lowrie finished the 2017 regular season with a .277 average, 14 home runs, 69 RBIs and 86 runs scored.
|2013||.290||18th in AL|
|2013||.791||23rd in AL|
|2013||.344||25th in AL|
|2017||.360||17th in AL|
|2013||.446||25th in AL|
|2017||86||24th in AL|
|2017||73||15th in AL|
|2013||175||13th in AL|
|2013||45||2nd in AL|
|2017||49||2nd in AL|
|2011||4||25th in AL|
|2017||153||24th in AL|
|2013||603||22nd in AL|
|2013||662||23rd in AL|
|2017||645||25th in AL|
|2013||269||17th in AL|
|October 7, 2016||Oakland Athletics activated 2B Jed Lowrie from the 60-day disabled list.|
|August 17, 2016||Oakland Athletics transferred 2B Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Bunion on left foot.|
|August 5, 2016||Oakland Athletics placed 2B Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2016. Bunion on left foot.|
|May 25, 2016||Oakland Athletics activated 2B Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list.|
|May 23, 2016||Oakland Athletics sent 2B Jed Lowrie on a rehab assignment to Nashville Sounds.|
|May 11, 2016||Oakland Athletics placed 2B Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 10, 2016. Right shin contusion|
|November 25, 2015||Houston Astros traded 2B Jed Lowrie to Oakland Athletics for RHP Brendan McCurry.|
|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…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…traveled to Colombia in January 2015 as a Sports Envoy in Major League Baseball's "Diamond Diplomacy" program in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State…is married, Milessa…they have a daughter, Saige, and a son, Miles…founded the A's Jedi Warriors program, which provides A's tickets, batting practice visits and specially-designed t-shirts to military families…was the A's nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award in 2014.2016
Returned to the A's following the 2015 season and batted .263 with two home runs and 27 RBI in 87 games in a season shortened due to two stints on the disabled list…it marked the seventh time in nine seasons in the majors he appeared in fewer than 100 games…missed 69 games while on the DL and has now missed 152 games during three stints on the DL over the last two seasons…his two home runs matched his career low from his first two seasons (2008 and 2009)…his average decreased each month of the season as he hit .314 in April, .302 in May, .268 in June, .202 in July and .125 in two games in August…has a .310 (162-for-523) career average in April, .246 (565-for-2298) in all other months…hit .298 (25-for-84) against left-handed pitching compared to .252 (64-for-254) against right-handers…connected for both of his home runs off righties…his career splits are .283 (245-for-865) against lefties, .246 (482-for-1956) against righties…batted .281 with runners in scoring position…went 13-for-24 (.542) with RISP over his first 29 games, 3-for-33 (.091) over his final 58…was 5-for-23 (.217) with RISP and two outs…had a .313 batting average and .370 on-base percentage leading off an inning…hit .283 in 71 games before the All-Star Break, .182 in 16 games after the break…batted .313 in the eighth inning or later…appeared in 82 games at second base, including a team-leading 80 starts…committed six errors in his first 25 games at second base through May 4, but none over his final 57 contests…that is the 10th longest errorless streak by a second baseman in Oakland history…posted a .984 fielding percentage…had just 58 career games at second base entering the season and none since 2013…also appeared in two games at shortstop and made four starts at designated hitter…went 1-for-3 (.333) with a RBI as a pinch hitter and is 3-for-6 (.500) with three walks and four RBI in the pinch over the last two years…started games at every spot in the order except ninth…made a team-leading 48 starts batting second.2015
Returned to Houston after two seasons with the A's and batted .222 with nine home runs and 30 RBI in 69 games…missed 83 games while on the disabled list with a torn ligament in his right thumb…the batting average was second lowest of his career to a .147 mark in 32 games with Boston in 2009…23 of his 51 hits (45.1%) were for extra bases (14 doubles) and he slugged .400…walked 28 times for a .312 on-base percentage…hit .267 (16-for-60) against left-handed pitching compared to .206 (35-for-170) against right-handers…hit four of his nine home runs against lefties for a .533 slugging percentage… slugged just .353 against righties…batted .167 in interleague play…made 45 starts at third base, 16 at shortstop and one at designated hitter…each of his 16 starts at short came before going on the DL…all 45 of his starts at third came following his return from the DL…did not commit an error in 17 games and 74 total chances overall at shortstop…committed three errors in 47 games at third base for a .966 fielding percentage…went 2-for-3 (.667) with three walks, a home run and three RBI as a pinch hitter… started games in every spot in the order from two through seven and saw his most action with 24 starts in the clean-up spot…averaged a career-best 4.10 pitches per plate appearance…matched his career high with five intentional walks.2014
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 sixth2013
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.
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.