Second Base - Tampa Bay Rays
Date of Birth: July 6, 1994 (26 years old)
Rays' Brandon Lowe: Not in lineup for first game
Lowe isn't in the lineup for the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Yankees.Even with right-hander Gerrit Cole starting for New York, Lowe will get a breather to begin Saturday's doubleheader. Joey Wendle will take Lowe's place at the keystone, batting sixth.
Rays' Brandon Lowe: Knocks in only run
Lowe went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a loss to the Orioles on Sunday.Lowe's 400-foot shot to center field in the sixth inning was the only run of the afternoon for the light-hitting Rays, which have struggled to manufacture offense on the road thus far. Lowe has been an exception recently, however, as he went deep in two of the three weekend games at Camden Yards and drove in one run in each of the three contests.
Rays' Brandon Lowe: Sits against southpaw
Lowe is not in the lineup against lefty Wade LeBlanc and the Orioles on Saturday.The Rays have now faced three lefties this season, and Lowe has started against just one of them. Joey Wendle, who also bats left-handed, will start at second base in his absence.
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