Derek Lowe

Baseball Player
Born Jun 1, 1973

Derek Christopher Lowe is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He has previously pitched for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. Lowe threw a no-hitter for the Red Sox in 2002. In the 2004 post-season he had a 3–0 win-loss record as he helped lead Boston to its first World Series championship in 86 years. He throws and bats right-handed.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Derek Lowe.


1973 Birth Born on June 1, 1973.


1991 18 Years Old 1 More Event
The Seattle Mariners drafted Lowe in the eighth round of the 1991 MLB draft.
1992 19 Years Old He spent the next several years working his way through several minor league teams: 1992 – Single-A Bellingham (7–3, 2.42 – 13 starts), 1993 – Single-A Riverside (12–9, 5.26, 26 starts), 1994 – Double-A Jacksonville (7–10, 4.94, 26 starts), 1995 – Double-A Port City (1–6, 6.08, 10 starts), 1996 – Triple-A Tacoma (6–9, 4.54, 16 starts).


1997 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Lowe made his major league debut on April 26, 1997, working 3 innings in relief against the Toronto Blue Jays.
1999 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 28 Years Old Despite recording 24 saves early in the 2001 season, Lowe lost the closer's job soon after the trading deadline when the Red Sox acquired Ugueth Urbina. … Read More
2002 29 Years Old As a starter in 2002, Lowe posted a 21–8 record, a 2.58 ERA, and finished third in Cy Young Award voting behind Barry Zito and teammate Pedro Martínez. … Read More


2003 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Lowe posted a 17–7 record despite a 4.47 ERA in 2003.
2004 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In the 2004 post-season he had a 3–0 win–loss record as he helped lead Boston to its first World Series championship in 86 years. … Read More
On January 11, 2005, Lowe finalized a $36 million, four-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
For the 2008 season, after being the opening day starter for the Dodgers for the last three years, he was moved to the second starting position, behind Brad Penny.
2009 36 Years Old Manager Bobby Cox announced that Lowe would start both Opening Day and the Braves home opener for the 2009 season. … Read More
2010 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Lowe was one of only two active players, along with Liván Hernández, to have played 12 or more seasons without going on the disabled list.
2011 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 31, 2011, Lowe hit his first home run (in 425 at-bats) off John Lannan of the Washington Nationals.
The Braves paid $10 million of Lowe's $15 million salary for the 2012 season.


On March 6, 2013, Lowe signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. … Read More
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