Former MLB All-Star Pitcher
Career Highlights: All-Star pitcher Derek Lowe had several different roles throughout a strong 17-year MLB career as a starter, reliever, and closer. A two-time All-Star, Lowe played for seven teams: Seattle (1997), Boston (1997-2004), Los Angeles Dodgers (2005-08), Atlanta (2009-11), Cleveland (2012), New York Yankees (2012), and Texas (2013). In his career, Lowe played in 681 games with a 176-157 win-loss record and a 4.03 ERA in 2,671.1 innings. He recorded 1,721 strikeouts and 86 saves. Lowe enjoyed some of his best years with Boston, where in 2000 he was the American League saves leader. In 2002 Lowe threw a no-hitter against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, posted a 21-8 record with a 2.58 ERA, and finished third in the Cy Young voting. That same season, Lowe was awarded the Thomas A Yawkey Red Sox MVP honor. In the 2004 post-season, Lowe had a 3-0 record as he helped lead the Red Sox to their first World Series Championship in 86 years. He was the winner in the final game of all three post-season series. Lowe was the 2006 National League saves leader while with the Dodgers.