November 21st, 2014

Profile: Jed Lowrie

Jed Lowrie Steps in versus the Mets in June

Jed Lowrie Steps in versus the Mets in June

This week, let’s explore the possible shortstop options available for the Mets. Jed Lowrie just completed a down year with the Oakland Athletics in which he hit 245 with 6 HR’s and 50 RBI’s. My hope is that in 2015 he returns to his 2013 form. In 2013, Lowrie hit 290 with 90 RBI’s. Is Lowrie a good sign? No. And frankly, I’m not sure that this is a route the Mets want to go down. Grabbing old-average outfielder is never a smart idea, its a sign of a team in need of veterans. There is no lack of veteran presence on the Mets, so signing Lowrie would not be smart.