Lowe went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, a walk and a steal in Friday's 4-2 win over Baltimore.
Lowe put the Rays on top in the fourth inning with his two-run blast off Keegan Akin. He's up to 11 home runs this season but has just two over the last 17 games. The 26-year-old is slashing .194/.305/.379 with four stolen bases and 27 RBI.
Lowe will hit the bench against lefty Jon Lester and the Nationals on Tuesday, Steve Carney of Sports Radio 620 WDAE reports.
Lowe has had more than a platoon role this season, but he's now been on the bench against three of the last five southpaws the Rays have faced. He's hitting just .192/.304/.369 on the season, so it wouldn't be a surprise to see his playing time continue to dip until he turns things around. Mike Brosseau will be the second baseman Tuesday.
Lowe went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Friday's 5-4 loss to the Rangers.
He got the Rays on the board in the eighth inning by taking Josh Sborz deep to right-center field, but the Rays couldn't climb out of a 5-0 hole. Lowe snapped a 12-game homerless drought in the process, and the 26-year-old has yet to produce an extended hot streak this season, slashing .201/.316/.387 through 55 contests with 10 home runs, three steals, 25 RBI and 30 runs.
Lowe went 2-for-3 with an RBI single, two walks and three runs in a win over the Yankees on Thursday.
Lowe's ultra-productive "small ball" performance represented a rare burst of offensive success for the struggling 26-year-old, whose last multi-hit effort had come May 21. Lowe's season slash line sits at an abysmal .196/.314/.370 through a sizable sample of 223 plate appearances, with the significant bump in strikeout rate (25.9 percent to 30.0 percent) and notable tumble in BABIP (.309 to .246) compared to 2020 seemingly the two biggest culprits in his season-long struggles.
Lowe isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Yankees.
Lowe had served as the leadoff hitter in each of the last two games and went 1-for-9 with a run and a strikeout during that time. Mike Brosseau will start at second base and bat fourth with left-hander Jordan Montgomery starting for the Yankees on Wednesday.
Lowe will shift up to the leadoff spot for Monday's game against the Yankees.
Randy Arozarena has been Tampa Bay's primary leadoff hitter thus far this season, with Lowe typically hitting immediately behind him against right-handers. The duo will swap spots for Monday's series opener in the Bronx, though it's unclear if manager Kevin Cash plans on instituting this change going forward.
Lowe went 0-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and two stolen bases Thursday against the Royals.
Lowe had an unconventional line, but he was still productive. He reached base twice, and on each occasion he stole second base and came around to score. Despite the productive outing, Lowe has failed to record a home run or drive in a run in his last six appearances. For the season, he's hitting .196/.320/.393 across 200 plate appearances.
Lowe is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The left-handed Lowe will head to the bench with southpaw Hyun Jin Ryu twirling for the Blue Jays. Mike Brosseau checks in for Lowe at second base.
Lowe went 2-for-3 with three walks, two home runs, three runs scored and three RBI in Friday's 9-7 extra-innings win over the Blue Jays.
He got the Rays on the board with a two-run shot in the third inning before adding a solo blast in the fifth, and Toronto pitchers wanted nothing to do with him after that. Lowe may be gearing up for one of his patented hot streaks (6-for-21 over his last five games with three homers and six RBI).
Lowe went 2-for-5 with an RBI single in a win over the Orioles on Tuesday.
Lowe has now reached safely in eight straight games following Tuesday's multi-hit effort, which also vaulted his average over the .200 mark for the first time since April 10. The 26-year-old is still striking out at an unacceptable 30.2 percent rate, but he sports an impressive .280/.400/.560 line with a double, two home runs, four RBI, four walks, one hit by pitch and six runs during his aforementioned streak.
Lowe went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in a win over the Mets on Sunday.
Lowe's 375-foot laser to right in the sixth inning answered Patrick Mazeika's own solo shot in the visitor's half of the frame and restored the Rays' lead to four runs. Lowe is still slashing an unacceptable .195/.305/.391 for the season, but he's now hit in four straight games, also rapping out a double in addition to Sunday's homer and drawing three walks over that span.
Lowe is not in the lineup Friday against the Mets, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Lowe will head to the bench Friday with left-hander David Peterson on the mound for New York. Mike Brosseau will work the keystone in the series opener for the Rays.
Lowe will sit against lefty Jordan Montgomery and the Yankees on Tuesday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
Lowe isn't being strictly platooned but there are signs that his playing time against lefties may be slipping. He's now been on the bench against three of the last four southpaws the Rays have faced after sitting against just three of the first 10. Mike Brosseau will handle second base Tuesday.
Lowe is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Athletics.
The lefty-hitting Lowe will bow out of the starting nine with southpaw Cole Irvin on the bump for Oakland. Mike Brosseau will get the nod at second base in Lowe's stead.
Lowe went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Saturday's loss against Oakland.
Lowe homered for the second time over his last three games, and the second baseman has been seeing the ball well of late -- he has at least one knock in seven of his last nine contests. That said, the strikeouts might be a concern with him -- he has struck out at least twice in five of his last six appearances. Lowe is hitting .270 (10-for-37) with three homers, six RBI, six runs scored and 14 strikeouts during that aforementioned nine-game stretch.
Lowe isn't starting Thursday's game against the Angels, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Lowe had gone 2-for-14 with a three-run home run, a walk and seven strikeouts in the last three games, and he'll take a seat with left-hander Andrew Heaney starting for the Angels. Mike Brosseau will take over at second base and bat fifth.
Lowe went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk in Wednesday's win over the Angels.
Hits were hard to come across for the Rays in the contest , but Lowe supplied all the offense the team needed with a three-run blast off reliever Junior Guerra in the seventh inning. The homer was Lowe's fifth this season and pushed his RBI total to 14. He is batting only .193 overall but has reached base in eight of his past nine games.
Lowe went 2-for-4 with a run in a loss to the Astros on Saturday.
While his season slash remains an unsightly .196/.308/.370, Lowe is starting to finally show signs of life with the bat in recent games. Factoring in Saturday's production, the 26-year-old is hitting .375 (6-for-16) with a double, a solo home run, a walk, a hit-by-pitch and three runs over his last five games while posting a modest 16.7 percent strikeout rate over that stretch.
Lowe went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored Thursday against the Athletics.
Lowe took Chris Bassitt yard in the fifth inning for his fourth homer of the season. He has been cold for much of the season, as he's now hitting just .167/.293/.345 with 11 runs scored and 11 RBI across 99 plate appearances.
Lowe is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Athletics, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
The Rays have been facing a slew of left-handed starters of late, but it hasn't routinely cost Lowe playing time. With southpaw Cole Irvin on the hill for Oakland on Wednesday, Lowe will be sitting for only the second time in the last week and a half. That said, Lowe's productivity has taken a hit due to the lefty-heavy schedule. Lowe has gone 4-for-34 while striking out in 27 percent of his plate appearances over his past eight games.
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|06/11||vs BAL||W 4-2||3||1||2||1||2||1||1|
|06/09||vs WAS||L 7-9||5||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|06/06||@ TEX||W 7-1||5||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|06/05||@ TEX||W 3-0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|06/04||@ TEX||L 4-5||5||1||2||1||2||0||0|
|06/03||@ NYY||W 9-2||3||3||2||0||1||2||0|
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|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2017||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||90||315||62||98||34||3||9||46||47||65||6||3||.311||.403||.524|
|2019||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||2||6||2||1||1||0||0||2||1||--||0||0||.167||.375||.333|