Jed Lowrie is an American professional baseball infielder for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, and New York Mets.
During his freshman season in 2003, Lowrie hit.292/.349/.349, winning the starting second base position and joining John Mayberry Jr. on the freshmen right side of the infield.
For Stanford, Carlos Quentin and Ryan Garko were considerably more important players in the 2003 College World Series finals than Lowrie and Mayberry; they fell 3-1 to Rice University.
Jed rose to prominence in 2004. While playing for the Pacific-10 Conference, his line of.399/.505/.734 was perfect.
With 17 home runs, he outhomered Mayberry and Danny Putnam by one, and drove in 68 runs to tie Grant Richardson for the lead in the NL Conference.
In spite of being omitted from the All-Conference squad, Lowrie was selected Player of the Year for the conference. All-American honors at second base were awarded to him by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball. In terms of total bases, he was 12th in the NCAA Division I. (171).
During the 2004 World University Championship, Jed teamed up with Mayberry and went 2-14 with a double, triple and 3 RBI for the winning team.
In his junior year, Lowrie batted.317/.416/.594 and was named to the All-Conference team alongside Brent Lillibridge and Josh Satin.
What Is Jed Lowrie Salary: How Much Does Jed Lowrie Make?
Jed Lowrie takes home an annual average salary of $850,000 as a professional baseball infielder for the Oakland Athletics.