For a professional athlete, taking any sort of political stand — no matter how human and generous and reasonable and decent — can lead to all sorts of headaches. 455 more words
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On Wednesday Jed Lowrie was traded by the Houston Astros to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Oakland’s number 30 prospect Brendan McCurry. Jed returns to the Athletics after signing a 3 year deal with the Astros after the 2014 season. 134 more words
Now that I just completed a stretch of working 16 days in a row, I can get back to some semblance of routine. This week’s Card of the Week is the 2014 Topps Pro Debut Printing Plate of Bruce Maxwell. 127 more words
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Infielder Jed Lowrie is returning to Oakland after a one-year stay in Houston.
The Athletics acquired Lowrie from the Astros on Wednesday for minor league right-hander Brendan McCurry less than a year after Lowrie left Oakland to sign a three-year deal with Houston. 467 more words