With all the injuries and disappointments in the 2010 season, perhaps one of the more pleasant surprises has been the superb play of infielder Jed Lowrie.
For a player who missed the season’s first 94 games — not to mention missing most of ’09 with a left wrist injury — reminding the organization that he was still alive was quite the powerful message.
After debuting with the big club back in 2008, Lowrie figured to play a big role in the club’s future. Unfortunately, 2009 was a lost season — putting him on the organizational backburner. Beginning the 2010 season on the 60-day DL didn’t help matters either, as it seemed he might have more of a career in Pawtucket than Boston.
But Lowrie has done quite the job reestablishing himself in the BoSox’ future…