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Bless You Boys May 16, 2016

Mark Lowe’s fastball isn’t as good as it was last year

Lowe's fastball velocity has dropped, and that's bad news for a reeling Tigers bullpen. The Tigers took a gamble when signing Mark Lowe to a two year, $11 million contract as part of the revamped bullpen that also included Francisco Rodriguez and Justin Wilson.  Lowe had an outstanding season in 2015, with a 1.96 ERA, 2.57 FIP, and 1.05 WHIP -- all career bests -- in 55 innings for the Mariners and Blue Jays. His strikeout and walk rates were also the best of his 10-year career. Before his breakout season, Lowe was a below average relief pitcher with a 4.15 ERA and 4.26 FIP. He bounced...
Grand Rapids Press May 9, 2016
Mark Lowe gives up game-winning HR as Tigers' losing streak reaches 7

Mark Lowe gives up game-winning HR as Tigers' losing streak reaches 7

Both teams entered with losing streaks. The Washington Nationals ended theirs. WASHINGTON -- Both teams entered with losing streaks. The Washington Nationals ended theirs. Detroit's Nick Castellanos and J.D. Martinez each hit a two-run home run Monday night, but the Nationals rallied from a three-run deficit to earn a 5-4 walk-off win over the Tigers. Clint Robinson hit a solo home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tigers reliever Mark Lowe to break a 4-4 tie and give the Nationals the win. The Tigers have lost seven consecutive games. The...

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