Infielder Jed Lowrie is a member of the Oakland Athletics of the Major League Baseball. He was born on April 17, 1984, in the United States, and now plays for the Oakland Athletics (MLB).
His previous MLB teams include the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, and New York Mets.
Lowrie was born on April 17th, 1984, in Salem, Oregon, and graduated from North Salem High School.
In 2004, Lowrie was named the Pacific-10 Conference Player of the Year as a member of the Stanford Cardinals baseball team.
He was a First Team All-American in both 2004 and 2005. Sam Fuld, John Mayberry Jr., and Carlos Quentin were among Lowrie’s teammates at Stanford. All three would go on to play in the major leagues.
Both the Portland Sea Dogs’ Most Valuable Player and the Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year awards were bestowed upon him in 2007.
As part of the deal for bullpen pitcher Mark Melancon, he was traded to the Houston Astros on December 14, 2011. Kyle Weiland was also party to the deal.
The Houston Astros traded Jed Lowrie and Fernando Rodriguez to the Oakland Athletics on February 4, 2013, for Chris Carter, Brad Peacock, and Max Stassi in exchange.
Lowrie was traded to the Oakland Athletics on November 25, 2015, in exchange for a minor league pitcher named Brendan McCurry. He inked a two-year deal with the New York Mets in January of this year.
How Tall Is Jed Lowrie?
He is 5 feet and 83 centimetres tall.