Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 18 Hrs

Jed Lowrie went 3-for-5 with an RBI versus the Astros on Thursday.

Lowrie has warmed back up of late after down months in May and June. He is hitting .357 with two homers and eight RBI in 10 games against the Astros this year.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 19 Days

Jed Lowrie went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Blue Jays.

Lowrie had two of Oakland's 11 hits, his second consecutive two-hit day. The shortstop also hit his 22nd double in the game. He's now got 43 runs scored to go with a .224/.315/.334 average in what's been a down first half for the 30-year-old.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 25 Days

Jed Lowrie drove in three of the Athletics' four runs Monday in the loss to the Tigers.

Lowrie has been ice cold for about two months now, but five hits and five RBI in his last three games gives him something to latch on to. He still has it in him to be a useful mixed-league middle infielder the rest of the way.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie blasted his fourth home run of the season on Sunday, powering the Athletics to a 6-3 victory over the Angels.

Lowrie delivered an RBI single in the third inning and connected on a solo shot in the fifth off opposing starter Jered Weaver, increasing the A's advantage to 5-2. He has been scuffling a bit offensively in the early going, hitting just .245/.353/.383 with four homers and 22 RBI.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie returned to action on Friday May 30.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie's injury has been re-diagnosed as a strained trap muscle.

The A's had been referring to it simply as a neck injury. The new injury designation doesn't really change anything, as he remains day-to-day.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie is not in the A's starting lineup on Thursday afternoon versus the Tigers.

Lowrie still has some discomfort in his neck, which he strained last week, so he'll get a day of rest. Nick Punto is starting at shortstop on Thursday against Detroit.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie is not in the Athletics starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

Lowrie missed a pair of games earlier in the week due to a strained neck muscle, but this appears to be just a routine day of rest. Eric Sogard will start in his place at shortstop and hit eighth for the A's.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie is in the A's lineup Thursday after missing two games with a strained neck muscle.

Lowrie sat out Tuesday and Wednesday after injuring his neck on Sunday afternoon, but he's back in action for Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Rays. The 30-year-old shortstop is hitting .258/.358/.399 with three homers and 18 RBI in 43 games this season.

Jed Lowrie 2B/SS.. OAK 2 Months

Jed Lowrie (neck) remained out of the Athletics' lineup Wednesday.

The A's had been expecting their shortstop to return to action after missing one start, but it appears he's not quite ready. Nick Punto is getting another start at short in Lowrie's place.