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Jed Lowrie

Kurt Suzuki #22 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Chris Young #25 after Suzuki hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Coliseum on August 30, 2013 in Oakland, California. Young was on base when Suzuki hit the home run. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Suzuki Hits 3-Run HR In Return To Oakland, A’s Defeat Rays

Fan favorite Kurt Suzuki greeted his old fans with a three-run homer in his first game back at the Coliseum with Oakland since being traded away last August, Jed Lowrie hit a go-ahead double in the eighth, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night.


Pitcher Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics works the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 23, 2013 in Baltimore. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles Defeat A’s, Tighten Race For Wild Card

Brian Roberts hit a grand slam, Adam Jones homered and had three RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Friday night to gain ground in the wild-card race.


Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Jed Lowrie #8 and Josh Donaldson #20 after hitting a 3-run home run in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 9, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Reddick Hits 3 HRs, A’s Beat Blue Jays In Rout

Josh Reddick broke out of a slump by homering in three consecutive at-bats, Jed Lowrie and Yoenis Cespedes also connected and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 14-6 on Friday night.


Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics takes pitcher Sean Doolittle #62 out of the game in the eighth inning aginst the Boston Red Sox at Coliseum on July 12, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold Off Red Sox In Matchup Of Division Leaders

Dustin Pedroia hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday night in a matchup between the AL’s top teams.


Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 8, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colon, A’s Shut Down Pirates In Rare Trip To Pittsburgh

Bartolo Colon allowed one run over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics won for the ninth time in their past 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Monday night.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Josh Reddick #16 after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on June 21, 2013 in Seattle. (by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Colon Lead A’s Past Mariners

Yoenis Cespedes hit a pair of two-run homers and Bartolo Colon won his seventh straight start to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 6-3 on Friday night.


Pitcher Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on April 19, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Anderson Sprains Ankle, A’s Lose To Rays

Brett Anderson left after one inning with a sprained right ankle in Oakland’s 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.


Chris Young #25 of the Oakland Athletics high fives Shane Peterson #32 after the Athletics beat the Houston Astros at Coliseum on April 17, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Sweep Astros For 2nd Time This Season

Bartolo Colon pitched six crisp innings, Josh Reddick doubled in two runs during a six-run first and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday to complete another three-game sweep.


Tommy Milone of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Coliseum on April 15, 2013 in Oakland. All uniformed team members wore jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lowrie, Milone Lead A’s To Win Over Astros

Jed Lowrie drove in four runs, Tommy Milone won his third straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.


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Lowrie Leads A’s Offense Against Visiting Astros

Jed Lowrie is a big reason the Oakland Athletics have already swept a three-game series from the Houston Astros this season.